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Kentucky Coach John Calipari Prefers 'Succeed and Proceed' over '1-and-Done'

Kentucky head coach John Calipari watches his team during practice for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Dallas. Kentucky plays Wisconsin on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Kyle NewportFeatured Columnist IVNovember 21, 2016

Kentucky coach John Calipari's name is attached to "one-and-done" recruits more than any other college basketball coach, but he doesn't like using that phrase.

On the day before his freshmen-laden Wildcats take on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Final Four, Calipari introduced a new slogan that he wants people to start using:

It didn't take long for Calipari to have the shirts made. His team was already wearing them on Friday:

The new slogan could begin to catch on if Kentucky wins the national titleEven if it does get put on shirts, the freshmen will still not see a dime.

"One-and-done" certainly doesn't sound as positive as "succeed and proceed." However, it might be tough to replace a phrase that is already so popular.

[CBS Sports, h/t College Spun]

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