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Jim Calhoun

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  • Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York

    Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York
    Fundraising events can make for strange bedfellows, particularly when it comes to politics. But more than a few heads were turned, eyebrows were raised and stomachs were -- well, you get the picture -- when it was announced that former longtime rivals and...
  • Calhoun's A Legend; Get A Legend To Replace Him

    Calhoun's A Legend; Get A Legend To Replace Him
    We knew the toughest man in the room, the most competitive man in the gym, the greatest college basketball coach in New England history would battle until the end. We knew he'd go the full 15 rounds. We just didn't know the last battle wouldn't be on the...
  • UConn Upsets Michigan State, 66-62

    UConn Upsets Michigan State, 66-62
    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — It would be overstating it to say that the Huskies shocked the world. But they did travel halfway around it to pull off a shocking upset in Kevin Ollie's first game as head coach. Shabazz Napier scored 25 points as...
  • UConn Stuns No. 6 Syracuse

    UConn Stuns No. 6 Syracuse
    HARTFORD — The last word was loud. The last word was emphatic. The last word had the devastating effect, elicited that unmistakably sullen silence that makes the last word so satisfying. And in this storied, intense and always emotional college...
  • PREVIEW CAPSULES: A Look At The Teams In The Big East Conference

    Louisville Last season: 30-10, 10-8 Coach: Rick Pitino Top Players: Peyton Siva, Chane Behanan, Gorgui Dieng Keep an eye on: Luke Hancock The skinny: The Cardinals had their ups and downs, losing to Providence by 31 points in midseason, but came on...
  • THE REPLACEMENTS: Big Shoes To Fill - Calhoun Gone, But Ollie Isn't First Guy To Replace A Legend

    It is never easy replacing a legend, someone whose name is synonomous with the program. As they say, though, someone has to do it. In this case, former UConn player Kevin Ollie is replacing Jim Calhoun as UConn men's basketball coach. Calhoun is in the...
  • KEVIN OLLIE: A Street-Wise Basketball Nomad Is At Home At UConn

    — Long before the one-year audition, long before the nomadic decade of 10-day contracts strung together in the NBA, and long before his first meeting with Jim Calhoun, Kevin Ollie was learning the art of survival in the most real sense of that word....
  • FRESHMAN CLASS: Something Old, Something New

    STORRS — Things had rarely looked so bleak in UConn Nation. The Huskies were ousted from one NCAA Tournament and barred from the next, and players were leaving left and right. Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond left for the NBA. Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe...
  • MOTIVATING FACTORS: Crossing Out March, But Circling The Rest Of The Calendar

    STORRS – The Huskies already know the ending. It's March 9, at Gampel Pavilion against Providence at noon. When that game is over, barring an unforeseen change of heart by Big East Conference presidents, the balls will be put away. This is not the...
  • Calhoun: Guts And Glory

    STORRS — The reality of 40 cold New England winters are behind him. We begin with the Jim Calhoun legend now, and when legend becomes fact, they say, print the legend. UConn, ranked No. 1 in the nation, was up three against Syracuse with 11...
  • Jim Calhoun Calling It A Hall Of Fame Career; Kevin Ollie To Be UConn Men's Basketball Coach

    Jim Calhoun Calling It A Hall Of Fame Career; Kevin Ollie To Be UConn Men's Basketball Coach
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun sat in the front row of a near-empty Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and he watched Kemba Walker, now in the NBA, push the ball up and down the court with the current UConn men's basketball players. Calhoun's legs were crossed,...