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Health Issue For UConn’s Jim Calhoun Rekindles Retirement Talk

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.


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Jim Calhoun Returns To Bench After Leave To Lead UConn Past Pitt

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.


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UConn Says Jim Calhoun’s Surgery A Success

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.


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Calhoun Could Return From Surgery This Season

Calhoun has been on a medical leave of absence since Feb. 3 because of spinal stenosis, a painful narrowing of the spine.


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NCAA Denies UConn Waiver Request

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.


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UConn Proposes Own Penalties To Avoid Tourney Ban In 2013

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.


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UConn’s Jim Calhoun Taking Indefinite Medical Leave

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.


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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

If UConn doesn’t start winning, they’ll officially overtake UCLA this season as college basketball’s biggest disappointment.


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Jim Calhoun Returns To UConn Bench

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 […]


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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Basketball

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.


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Andre Drummond Won’t Take Scholarship From UConn Teammate

Drummond revealed this week that he decided to attend UConn this year as a walk-on, leaving the scholarship to Michael Bradley.


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Napier Leads UConn Past FSU In OT

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


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Napier Leads UConn Past Coppin State, 87-70

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.


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Former Husky Star Kevin Freeman Joins UConn Staff

Kevin Freeman, who helped lead Connecticut to its first national championship in 1999, has joined the Huskies basketball staff.


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Eligibility In Question For UConn Freshman Ryan Boatright

UConn declined to disclose Wednesday what the issue is, but said it is not related to academics.