Jim Calhoun’s medical leave of absence will last at least one more game.
But according to ESPN, Calhoun – suffering from spinal stenosis – will return to the sidelines at some point.
“There’s no question,” Calhoun told ESPN. “I’ve talked to the people at UConn and president (Susan) Herbst. I just want to get a resolution on my back.”
On Friday, Feb. 3, UConn announced that Calhoun would take an indefinite medical leave while dealing with the lower-back condition that has caused pain and hampered his mobility since the summer.
The school confirmed Tuesday that he’ll miss Saturday’s game at No. 2 Syracuse. A UConn official said Calhoun is “consulting with doctors about a solution.”
Without Calhoun, the Huskies defeated Seton Hall, 69-46, and were then blown out at Louisville, 80-59, Monday night.
It was the program’s worst regular-season loss since 2003.