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Rick Pitino and John Calipari’s handshake was as icy as you’d expect

Chris Chase
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To say there's no love lost between Rick Pitino and John Calipari suggests there was any love to being with. The two coaches have a notoriously icy relationship and their pregame handshake before Saturday's Final Four matchup between Louisville and Kentucky did little to dispel that.

[ Dan Wetzel: The real John Calipari is all about family ]

Pitino appeared to crack a joke as the coaches approached midcourt and even gave a perfunctory chuckle. Calipari barely responded, looking down and feigning a Mona Lisa smile.

The takeaway: Pitino is better at being fake than his cross-state counterpart.

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