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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Statement from Geno Auriemma on Jim Calhoun

Here is a statement UConn released from Geno Auriemma on the retirement of the Huskies' men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun which just became official.

"The great success achieved by the UConn men’s basketball program under Jim Calhoun’s leadership helped propel the University of Connecticut onto the national stage.  His contributions to this University have been positive and will be long lasting.  I want to take this opportunity to wish Jim Calhoun all my best in a long, happy and healthy retirement.

"I have always admired Kevin Ollie as a person and as a player and know that he will make the most of this opportunity.  He has had great success in everything he has done and I am confident this will be no exception."


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