Marquis Teague

Calipari's Crew Big Story Again

LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari and his Kentucky pipeline to the NBA will have yet another major impact on the league's annual draft.

It's nothing new, but Thursday night could be record-setting — even for the Wildcats.

Calipari's first Kentucky team in 2010 featured five first-round NBA draft picks, including No. 1 overall selection John Wall. Six Wildcats turned pro after their 2012 NCAA championship, with Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist going 1-2 in a parade of four first-rounders.

A school-record seven Kentucky players from last year's 38-1 Final Four team could hear their names called at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., with Karl-Anthony Towns possibly...