Fan ejected for sign urging Calipari, ‘Please go to Texas’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A spectator was escorted from Rupp Arena during the first half of Kentucky’s loss to South Carolina after holding up a sign that said “Please go to Texas,” referring to speculation about Wildcats coach John Calipari as a candidate to coach the Longhorns. The unidentified man in the lower bowl held up the sign for several minutes before arena security arrived following complaints from other fans. Kentucky basketball spokesman Deb Moore said afterward the man was given the choice of putting the sign away but refused, and chose to leave. Texas has reportedly contacted Calipari about its coaching vacancy.

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