Calipari's players care less about those than he does.
"It's not my rule that they can leave after one year, OK?" he said, answering that question for the millionth time.
"The choice," Calipari added a moment later, "is you recruit players that aren't as good as these players, or you try to convince him to stay and to come back. ... All I'm doing is what's right for these people, helping them reach their dreams. During the season, I tell them it's about our team. You can see that it is."
Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jlitke(at)ap.org and follow him at Twitter.com/JimLitke.
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