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Jim Calhoun retires

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Jim Calhoun listens to opening comments to the press conference announcing his retirement after 26 years as the UConn men's basketball coach held at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. During the press conference Kevin Ollie, a former UConn student-athlete and UConn mens's basketball assistant coach, was named the head men's basketball coach.

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Jim Calhoun, right, and Warde Manuel, UConn athletic director, step on stage for the press conference announcing Calhoun's retirement after 26 years as the UConn men's basketball coach held at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. During the press conference Kevin Ollie, a former UConn student-athlete and UConn mens's basketball assistant coach, was named the head men's basketball coach.

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Jim Calhoun, center, reacts as he is applauded by Susan Herbst, president of UConn, left, Kevin Ollie, head coach of UConn men's basketball, second from right, and Warde Manuel, UConn athletic director, right, after saying a few words about his retirement after 26 years as the UConn men's basketball coach during a press conference held at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

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Jim Calhoun Jr., left, and Jeff Calhoun, right, applaud their mother, Pat Calhoun, while Jim Calhoun talks about his wife and family during his press conference announcing his retirement after 26 years as the UConn men's basketball coach Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. During the press conference held at Gampel Pavilion on the UConn campus in Storrs Kevin Ollie, a former UConn student-athlete and UConn mens's basketball assistant coach, was named the head men's basketball coach.

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Kevin Ollie, the new head coach of UConn men's basketball, says a few words during the press conference announcing Calhoun's retirement after 26 years as the UConn mens basketball coach and his being named the new coach Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at Gampel Pavilion on the UConn campus in Storrs.

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Jim Calhoun listens while Kevin Ollie, the new head coach of UConn men's basketball, says a few words during the press conference announcing Calhoun's retirement after 26 years as the UConn mens basketball coach and his being named the new coach Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at Gampel Pavilion on the UConn campus in Storrs.

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Jim Calhoun looks off stage for a moment while listening to Kevin Ollie, the new head coach of UConn men's basketball, during the press conference announcing Calhoun's retirement after 26 years as the UConn mens basketball coach and his being named the new coach Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at Gampel Pavilion on the UConn campus in Storrs.

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Jim Calhoun, left, receives a hug from former player (1989-93) Scott Burrell after the press conference for Calhoun's announcement of his retirement after 26 years as the UConn mens basketball coach during a press conference held at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. During the press conference Kevin Ollie, a former UConn student-athlete and UConn mens's basketball assistant coach, was named the head men's basketball coach.

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