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Jim Calhoun

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  • Boatright, Scorned, Looks To Prove 'Em Wrong

    Boatright, Scorned, Looks To Prove 'Em Wrong
    HARTFORD — This is Hartford. This isn't Memphis. This is 2015. This isn't 2014. Nobody got a Gibson guitar Thursday as a reward for being named American Athletic Conference coach of the year the way Cincinnati's Mick Cronin did last year. Heck,...
  • 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...
  • Calhoun Vs. Calipari A Show In Itself

    Calhoun Vs. Calipari A Show In Itself
    Coaches, players, Cinderellas, old New England turf rivals, they were all at a banquet to honor their Final Four achievement Thursday night when Jim Calhoun decided the time was ripe to play the "My Three Sons" card. "I said, 'I feel like Fred MacMurray,...
  • Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye

    Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye
    HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999. "The UConn Huskies won the national...
  • 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...
  • Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke

    Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke
    STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby? Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
  • VCU-Butler: An unfathomable Final Four matchup

    VCU-Butler: An unfathomable Final Four matchup
    If you're still trying to wrap your head around the Final Four of VCU, Butler, Kentucky and Connecticut, get in line. This is like the street-corner sax player collecting a Grammy nomination. It's not that the dude can't play. He can, enough to make...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • Central's Dickenman Looks For Positives In Difficult Season

    Central's Dickenman Looks For Positives In Difficult Season
    Howie Dickenman continued a family tradition of nearly four decades at his home on Christmas Eve. Only this time, the Central Connecticut basketball coach had another guest. "Every Christmas Eve for 38 years, since she was 3 weeks old, I have read...
  • Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling

    Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling
    STORRS — The $40 million Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center, christened on a Friday when dual national championships would be celebrated across the street, is beautiful. Beyond beautiful, really, borderline spectacular compared to what...
  • UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...