- About Jim Calhoun
Full name: Jim Calhoun
Also known as: Jim Calhoun, Calhoun, Jim
Professions: American basketball player and coach
Work: Jim Calhoun—championships, awards, and honors
- Jim Calhoun Biography
James A. Calhoun (born May 10, 1942) is the retired head coach of the University of Connecticut's men's basketball team. He announced his retirement on September 13, 2012. His teams have won three national championships (1999, 2004, 2011), played in four Final Fours (most recently in 2011), won the 1988 NIT championship, and have won seven Big East tournament championships (in 1990, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, and 2011). In 2005 he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. On Feb 25, 2009, Jim Calhoun won his 800th game when Connecticut beat Marquette, 93–82. On April 4, 2011, Calhoun won his third NCAA Men's Championship as the Connecticut Huskies defeated the Butler Bulldogs 53–41. The victory over Butler made Calhoun, at 68, the oldest coach to win an NCAA Division I men's basketball title. Calhoun is one of only five coaches in NCAA Division 1 history to win three or more championships and is widely considered one of the greatest coaches of all time.
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