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Memphis tried hard to keep Calipari

Updated: April 1, 2009, 7:52 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Devastated after losing Memphis' "rock star," athletic director R.C. Johnson says he's not angry with John Calipari.

Johnson said during a news conference Wednesday that the school did everything possible to keep Calipari, including tapping their boosters for more money. He would not say how much they offered Calipari to stay.

"There's nothing left that we could've done to keep him," Johnson said.

When told that fans in town are deflated, Johnson said he is ...

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