The 69-year-old Hall-of-Famer, a self-described gym rat, is back from a month-long medical leave that had many questioning whether he would ever coach again.
Jim Calhoun returned to the bench after more than a month of medical leave and coached Connecticut to a 74-65 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun has undergone what the school says was successful surgery to address the spinal condition that has forced him to miss the Huskies’ past seven games.
Calhoun has been on a medical leave of absence since Feb. 3 because of spinal stenosis, a painful narrowing of the spine.
The NCAA on Friday turned down the University of Connecticut’s request for a waiver that would allow its men’s basketball team to play in the 2013 national championship tournament.
UConn has proposed reducing the number of games it will play next season if the NCAA grants a waiver to allow the Huskies to play in the 2013 men’s basketball tournament.
The Hall of Fame coach, who turns 70 in May, has been suffering for several months from spinal stenosis, a lower back condition that causes him severe pain and hampers mobility, according to the release.
If UConn doesn’t start winning, they’ll officially overtake UCLA this season as college basketball’s biggest disappointment.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun has returned to the eighth-ranked Huskies’ bench after serving a three-game NCAA suspension. Calhoun, who led Connecticut to its third national championship last season, missed the first […]
It’s going to take an extremely special team to beat Jim Boeheim’s Orange at the Carrier Dome — and Marquette will be more than desperate to get it done.
Drummond revealed this week that he decided to attend UConn this year as a walk-on, leaving the scholarship to Michael Bradley.
Shabazz Napier hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with a minute left in overtime and finished with 26 points, leading No. 4 Connecticut to a 78-76 victory
Napier took Calhoun’s words to heart, compiling 22 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds to lead No. 4 Connecticut to an 87-70 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.
Kevin Freeman, who helped lead Connecticut to its first national championship in 1999, has joined the Huskies basketball staff.
UConn declined to disclose Wednesday what the issue is, but said it is not related to academics.