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WNIT pits coaching father vs. son for 2nd time this season

In this this Nov. 23, 2014, file photo, released by The University of Mississippi Athletics Department, Middle Tennessee State women's basketball coach Rick Insell, left, adjusts the collar of his his son Mississippi women's basketball coach Matt Insell before their NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss. Fathers coaching against sons is nothing new in men’s basketball, and it is believed that when the Insells met in the Blue Raiders 71-65 victory over Ole Miss 71-65 in November it was the first father-son coaching matchup in Division I women’s basketball. Now the WNIT gives son another crack at his dad. (AP Photo/The University of Mississippi Athletics Department, Joshua McCoy, File)

Middle Tennessee coach Rick Insell jokes he didn’t realize he had so many family and friends, at least not until he and his son got a second chance at women’s basketball history.

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Kentucky prepared to face “Press Virginia”

Kentucky head coach John Calipari answers a question during a news conference before practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Cleveland, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Kentucky plays West Virginia in a regional semifinal on Thursday. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari expects West Virginia to press his top-ranked team from start to finish in the Sweet 16.

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Streets near top seed Kentucky campus ‘emergency area’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lexington officials have declared an “emergency area” where off-campus housing sits near the top-seeded University of Kentucky as NCAA Tournament celebration time nears and the possibility of couch fires approaches.

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Pitino: Kentucky’s Calipari his choice for coach of the year

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks during a press conference at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Louisville, Ky., Friday, March 20, 2015. Kentucky plays Cincinnati in the Round of 32 on Saturday. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Count Louisville coach Rick Pitino among those who believes Kentucky’s John Calipari deserves national coach of the year honors.

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Kentucky, West Virginia attorneys general wager on game

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — It’s not exactly the Hatfields and McCoys, but Kentucky and West Virginia do have a matter to settle — on the basketball court.

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