Kentucky head coach John Calipari spent weeks downplaying the school's pursuit of 2,000 wins, saying his team needed to be focused on getting better, not making history, according to an Associated Press report.
Moments after the Wildcats routed Drexel 88-44 on Monday night to become the first NCAA team to reach 2,000 victories, Calipari admitted it?s pretty good when you can do both.
?We weren?t a part of many of those 2,000 wins (but) we had a job to do and that was drag us across the line before that other blue team got there,? Calipari said, referring to North Carolina as he stood on the confetti-strewn floor at Rupp Arena. ?This is a special moment for this program and this state.?