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Kentucky’s John Calipari ‘lost’ one of his players and #WhereIsTrey went viral

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Things are going so well for the Kentucky basketball team that coach John Calipari can even joke about a player who has missed the last few games.

According to The Courier-Journal, freshman Trey Lyles has missed Kentucky’s last three games because of an undisclosed illness.

CBS Sports reported Monday that Lyles was back at practice but in a “limited” way. No one seems to know if Lyles will play tonight in the Wildcats’ game at LSU.

On Monday night, Calipari had a little fun:

And it continued Tuesday morning:

Calipari may not have realized it, but he created a monster with that #WhereIsTrey hashtag.

It spawned a number of “Home Alone” memes and much, much more.

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