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Jim Calhoun

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  • Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt

    Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt
    As ESPN's crack and ubiquitous research staff rapidly unearthed Monday night — or was it Tuesday morning? — Duke's national-championship conquest of Wisconsin included record contributions from freshmen. Tyus Jones, Grayson Allen, Justise...
  • Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul

    Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul
    Dave Leitao, the former UConn assistant who spent more than 15 years coaching alongside Jim Calhoun, is returning as head coach of the DePaul men's basketball team, a job he held for three years in the mid 2000s. The Chicago Tribune reports that...
  • Basketball built Cohen-Mintz toward hospitality business

    YIFAT, Israel — Couples of all ages are enjoying Valentine's Day desserts and dinners when Uri Cohen-Mintz walks into a restaurant here and takes a seat by the window. He gazes at several patrons and then down at their plates, as if taking mental...
  • Great Coaches? Don't Ever Count Out Tom Izzo

    Great Coaches? Don't Ever Count Out Tom Izzo
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Using the Jeff Jacobs eyeball metric, a metric not nearly as scientific as FiveThirtyEight over at ESPN, Rick Pitino is the best game manager in college basketball. Of course, when I wrote that three years ago, Jim Calhoun opened a...
  • Looking Back At The Dream Season: Burrell Made Best Pass Ever

    Looking Back At The Dream Season: Burrell Made Best Pass Ever
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. HAMDEN — A play was drawn up,...
  • Former HU coach Merfeld advises current NCAA team to stay course vs. No. 1 Kentucky

    Former HU coach Merfeld advises current NCAA team to stay course vs. No. 1 Kentucky
    As Hampton University prepares to face one of college basketball's elite, an unbeaten Kentucky team chasing history, the man who coached the Pirates to their own place in NCAA tournament history watches proudly from afar. Steve Merfeld took the...
  • UConn Men In NIT: Time To Develop, Experiment

    UConn Men In NIT: Time To Develop, Experiment
    HARTFORD — For however long it lasts, UConn's ride in the NIT will be a chance to experiment and develop players who will be returning next season. But the Huskies will also be part of a larger experiment: two significant rules changes aimed at...
  • Calhoun Signing Autographs At Mohegan

    Calhoun Signing Autographs At Mohegan
    As if there wasn't enought basketball to watch: UConn's men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun scores a March Madness slam dunk with fans when he stops by Bow & Arrow Sports Bar at Mohegan Sun on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. for an autograph session....
  • Daniel Hamilton Plays On In Grandmother's Memory

    Daniel Hamilton Plays On In Grandmother's Memory
    HARTFORD — Daniel Hamilton watched Ryan Boatright hit that crossover three-pointer on Octavius Ellis with two-tenths of a second left Friday night to beat Cincinnati, and the freshman from Los Angeles just couldn't contain himself. Hamilton picked...
  • On The Fly: Windsor Pair Team Up Again In NFL

    On The Fly: Windsor Pair Team Up Again In NFL
    Terrance Knighton and Chris Baker were classmates and teammates at Windsor High. They remained close as they pursued NFL careers, and the bond was not broken when they played for different teams. This season, the friends will again be teammates....
  • UConn's Lenehan Ready To Make A Difference In The World

    UConn's Lenehan Ready To Make A Difference In The World
    HARTFORD — Pat Lenehan has been getting accolades and scholarships all year, but this one was unexpected. "I never thought my name would be in the same category as Emeka Okafor for anything," said Lenehan, referring to UConn's last conference...