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Calhoun released from hospital

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UConn coach Jim Calhoun was released from the hospital early Tuesday afternoon and is recuperating at home, according to the UConn athletic department. Team spokesperson Phil Chardis added that Calhoun “sounded in very good spirits.” Calhoun, 70, took a spill during a routine bike ride Saturday afternoon and fractured his left hip. He was first […] [Read More]
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Report: Calhoun to be released from hospital Tuesday

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UConn coach Jim Calhoun will be released from the hospital Tuesday after recuperating from surgery to repair a fractured left hip, according to Mark Blaudschun, formerly of The Boston Globe. Blaudschun added that Calhoun would rehab at home for a week and then “return to business.” If that’s the case, it’ll be yet another quick […] [Read More]
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Recruiting Roundup: August 6

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There have been some changes since I last outlined UConn’s targets for the 2013 class. Josh Hart (D.C. shooting guard) and Tyler Roberson (N.J. small forward) trimmed their lists and removed the Huskies from consideration. Mike Young, who picked up a UConn offer about two weeks ago, committed to Pittsburgh this past weekend. The updated […] [Read More]
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Calhoun undergoes successful hip surgery

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Jim Calhoun underwent successful surgery Saturday night to repair a left hip fracture, the UConn athletic department announced. Calhoun, 70, was “resting comfortably” Sunday at the UConn Health Center in Farmington. He will likely be  released from the hospital within the next few days and will recuperate at home.  He’s expected to make a full […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Calhoun Charity Classic

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The big story out of Uncasville Saturday evening was Jim Calhoun’s latest physical setback, a fractured hip that required surgery. Of course, there was some basketball played in Calhoun’s absence. Here are some interesting tidbits from Saturday’s Calhoun Charity Classic: *Kemba Walker (38 points on 14-of-27 shooting) was named the game’s MVP. Rashad Anderson (4-for-19 […] [Read More]
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Former UConn players react to Calhoun’s fractured hip

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I spoke to a few ex-UConn guys before tonight’s Jim Calhoun Charity Basketball game at Mohegan Sun, which, of course, Calhoun will miss due to a fractured hip suffered in a bike accident Saturday. He is scheduled for surgery at the UConn Health Center Saturday night. Here’s the reaction from some of his former players: […] [Read More]
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Jim Calhoun to undergo surgery on fractured hip

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UNCASVILLE — The faces of UConn basketball — spanning from the 1980s to present day — gathered midcourt at the Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday night. There were 41 men in total, all posing for the camera: Ray Allen sat front and center clutching a basketball, flanked by Kemba Walker on one side and Donyell Marshall on […] [Read More]
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UConn target Xavier Rathan Mayes cuts list to 10

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Canadian shooting guard Xavier Rathan Mayes, one of UConn’s top 2013 targets, announced his top 10 schools Wednesday afternoon, trimming nearly 30 from his list of offers. And UConn made the cut!! No surprise here. Rathan Mayes, ranked 21st by ESPN in the class of 2013, raved about the Huskies (and specifically Kevin Ollie) during […] [Read More]
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