For Pete's Sake

John Calipari tells KU student he thinks Jayhawks will probably beat Kentucky

Kentucky coach John Calipari.
Kentucky coach John Calipari.

Was Kentucky coach John Calipari trying to motivate his team? Was it a Freudian slip? Was he just having fun with a Kansas student? Perhaps he really believes it.

The Wildcats play the Jayhawks at 6 p.m. on Saturday as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

David Brandenburg, whose Instagram account says he is in the Class of 2019, ran into Calipari on Friday, and Brandenburg asked if he “was ready to take that L (loss) tomorrow?”

Brandenburg recorded the encounter (unfortunately, his tweet doesn’t seem to be working:

No matter what happens, Brandenburg’s got a great story he can tell the rest of his life.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff