Mar 24, 2015 768

In the commonwealth of Kentucky, a state that brushes against the edges of the Bible Belt, the religion of choice is basketball. Its followers are devout. Fanatical, even. They commit themselves to their faith completely, studyingtheir scripture day and night, making regular pilgrimages not only to their house of worship—the basketball cathedral, Rupp Arena—but to the far corners of the country, wherever their beloved Wildcats ply their trade. University of Kentucky basketball is their true north.

At the head of this congregation is one man: John Vincent Calipari.

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