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Beyond Basketball, What the UConn Huskies Mean to My Family

Jay Scott | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I feel lucky to count myself among the early believers in Huskies basketball. As I wear my UConn shirt proudly today, I remember when the campus community rallied around our entire family.

PHOTOS: Ollie, Calhoun Share Heartwarming Moment

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Sports

UConn's basketball program seems to be in good hands with coach Kevin Ollie on the bench. In just the second season since he took over for legendary c...

ACC on Top of College Basketball

Gilbert Guo | Posted 11.17.2012 | Teen
Gilbert Guo

The ACC currently has solid teams all across the board, including Boston College and Virginia Tech. Of course, the conference was nothing without Duke and North Carolina.

Legendary UConn Coach Retires

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — As Jim Calhoun stood in his office at Gampel Pavilion, waiting for his final news conference as Connecticut's basketball coach, ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York
Len Berman

U-Conn basketball coach Jim Calhoun reportedly will announce his retirement today after 26 years with the Huskies. He won three national titles.

Report: Legendary UConn Basketball Coach Retiring

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Jim Calhoun has spent more than half his life as a head basketball coach, never venturing far from the New England area where he was ...

Calhoun Returns As UConn Wins Season Finale

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.03.2012 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — Jim Calhoun was advised not to return to the bench so soon after back surgery, and was supposed to take it easy if he did. So m...

Jordan Schultz

College Basketball Preview 2011: The 15 Best Storylines This Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.02.2012 | Sports

If there is one positive to come out of the NBA Lockout, it's that several future superstars elected to return to school and, the quality of college b...

Could New Rule Keep UConn From March Madness?

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. -- Changes in NCAA rules adopted Thursday would keep defending national champion Connecticut fr...

Connecticut vs Butler: The Greatest Championship Game Ever

Ben Robinson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports
Ben Robinson

Basketball isn't about one guy scoring 50. These guys care about each other enough to not score, and that's just something you don't see enough of these days.

SUSPENDED

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UConn coach Jim Calhoun was suspended by the NCAA for three games next season for recruiting violations committed under his watch, though the program ...

UConn Replaces Assistant Coaches After NCAA Probe

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut basketball coach Jim Calhoun is turning to two old friends as he attempts to steer his program through an NCAA rec...

A Good Man, That Jim Calhoun

Jacob Osterhout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jacob Osterhout

Jim Calhoun cost me the biggest break of my writing career. And while part of me hated him for that, no one wants to see the guy back on the bench in Storrs more than me.

Jim Calhoun Leave Of Absence: 'Medical Issues' Necessitate Leave

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun took a medical leave Tuesday for an undisclosed condition, the latest health co...

UConn Basketball Coach Asks Reporter If He's "Really That Stupid" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

At a post-game press conference blogger Ken Krayeske asked Jim Calhoun, Connecticut's highest paid state employee as head coach of the UConn men's bas...