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Obama thanks Calipari, Kentucky

Updated: January 27, 2010, 12:58 AM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- President Barack Obama called Kentucky coach John Calipari to praise the program -- and to caution the top-ranked Wildcats.

The Wildcats should've paid more attention to the nation's No. 1 college basketball fan after a 68-62 loss to South Carolina on Tuesday night.

The president thanked Calipari and his players Tuesday for helping to raise more than $1 million as part of the "Hoops for Haiti" telethon. Then Obama counseled them to keep their focus and not let their ...

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