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Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Notes from

a different era. When Massachusetts played on the national scene.

The rise of the Minutemen to a No. 1 ranking in late November 1994 included Calipari's unorthodox entrepreneurial skills.

"Every time we traveled in the state, we'd stop in a sporting goods store and we'd ask, specifically, for 20 UMass shirts, sweaters and hats," Calipari said. "We'd say, 'You don't have any? OK, do you know who would have this stuff? Because I really want to order it.'"

Let's. Lose. Lappas.

Time. For. Pastner.