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Calipari honored tonight in Washington

UK coach John Calipari  will receive the inaugural Nell and John Wooden Coach of the Year Leadership Award tonight in Washington, D.C.  Nan Wooden, John Wooden

The University of Kentucky women's soccer team defeated Vanderbilt 6-1 Friday at the UK Soccer Complex in Lexington, Ky., to advance to next week's SEC Tournament in Orange Beach, Ala. Photo by Chet White

UK coach John Calipari will receive the inaugural Nell and John Wooden Coach of the Year Leadership Award tonight in Washington, D.C. Nan Wooden, John Wooden's daughter will make the presentation. The event will be held at the Capitol Hilton.

Calipari said Wednesday Washington Wizards guard John Wall will accompany him. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wounded Warriors and the GI Film Festival.

Speaking on the radio with Mike Wise on 106.7 FM in Washington, Calipari talked basketball and said he would probably never return to the NBA


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