LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- John Calipari will not be leaving Kentucky any time soon.
Multiple news outlets are reporting the 56-year-old coach is close to signing a one year, $ 8 million extension that would keep him at Kentucky through the end of the 2022 season. Calipari was set to enter the second year of a seven-year, $52.5 million contract extension this summer.
Calipari is coming off his 6th season at Kentucky. Throughout the year, there had been rumors that he was interested in a return to the NBA.
Calipari has compiled a 190-38 record at Kentucky, including an NCAA championship in 2012. He will enter the Basketball Hall of Fame this September.