WATCH: John Calipari reflects on loss of Ben Jordan

“Our hearts are broken today. We learned early this morning that we have lost Ben Jordan,” he said. “It is difficult for me to express and to put into words what a tragedy it is to lose a young person too early.”

Kentucky baseball player Ben Jordan, who also walked on to the Wildcats basketball team last season, died on Monday. He was 22 years old.

Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari spoke about Ben in his postgame press conference Tuesday night following the Alabama game. Hear what he had to say here. Our prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to Ben’s family and all in Big Blue Nation.