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All roads lead to Calipari, Pitino

Two coaches who've followed similar career arcs meet in the Final Four

Originally Published: March 29, 2012
ESPN.com

Well before John Calipari's coronation as King of Kentucky, Rick Pitino wore the crown in the Commonwealth, in case the former needs reminding of its considerable weight. In 1996, Pitino guided a Wildcats team possessing an overwhelming collection of talent to the national championship, ending a trophy drought that had lasted almost 20 years.

Now it's Calipari's turn to sate the ravenous appetite of the Kentucky faithful. The current incarnation of Wildcats bears a striking resemblance ...

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