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Source: Kentucky job on Calipari's mind

Updated: March 31, 2009, 6:31 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

John Calipari decided late Monday night to sleep on Kentucky's offer to become its next basketball coach, a source close to the situation said.

The two sides had inched ever closer to a deal throughout Monday that could make him the highest-paid coach in the country.

While Calipari met with Memphis officials earlier Monday, representatives for both sides were working out details of an agreement. Sources told ESPN.com that the offer is believed to be for eight years and around $35 million.

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