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Let the players play

Scoring is up in college hoops, but there is room for more fixes

Originally Published: December 9, 2013
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

At a Kentucky Wildcats basketball practice in early October, a day after he had attended an SEC coaches meeting that hammered home the reinvigorated emphasis on foul-calling in the college game, John Calipari interrupted a scrimmage with his whistle just about every trip down the court.

If the occasion happened to be a prolonged hand check on the perimeter, Calipari would stop everything and say, "Listen – they're going to call that. They're going to call it every ... single ...

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