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John Calipari (jokingly) blames NCAA selection committee for Lexington winter storm

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari poked some fun at the NCAA Tournament selection committee Monday after some areas of Lexington received about a foot of snow late Sunday and early Monday.


LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari poked some fun at the NCAA Tournament selection committee Monday after some areas of Lexington received about a foot of snow late Sunday and early Monday.



Many Kentucky fans were hoping for a better seed after winning the SEC Tournament Sunday when the committee placed Kentucky as a 5 seed against Atlantic 10 Champion Davidson in Boise, Idaho.

Boise is approximately a 2,000-mile drive from Lexington, and it would take more than a day of nonstop driving for fans to get there.

Round trip flights leaving Wednesday are currently advertised as low as $450 for travelers leaving Wednesday and returning Sunday. Flight durations could take as little as seven hours while other itineraries have overnight layovers.

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