UK Coach John Calipari just sent a tweet saying his mother, Donna, had passed away.
Here is the tweet: “As most of you know, my mom, Donna, has been battling cancer for several months. On Sunday, she lost her brave fight.”
In follow-up tweets, Calipari said, “”On behalf of my dad, my two sisters, Ellen and all of our family…we want to thank the Big Blue Nation for all their prayers, cards … Your warmth uplifted her and all of us.
“We hope you will all respect our privacy during this period and know that we are grateful for being part of the Big Blue family.
“God bless and thank you.”