John Calipari has no regrets about how he's coached during Kentucky's disappointing season that resulted in the Cats missing the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in the past 22 years, but that doesn't mean he hasn't learned some lessons along the way.
Speaking before the Cats' traveled to Robert Morris for Tuesday night's NIT opener Calipari said he won't alter his approach of going after the nation's top prep players but he'll pay closer attention to their mental makeups and the fit with the UK coaching staff along the way.
"I like that national title. I like that national title," Calipari said, referring to Kentucky's 2012 national championship. "Guys that can deal with us as coaches, me as a head coach, and can play with a mentality we want them to play with. We've got to be more precise in that. You can't just go…You've got to…There's a certain toughness that you've got to have in this thing, and I've always had it. When you don't have it…you know."
For more of Calipari's thoughts you can read a full transcript on the House of Blue.
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