Originally posted on NBC Connecticut  |  Last updated 1/5/12
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Jim Calhoun is back on the sidelines after a three-game absence in which the Huskies were 2-1 in the Big East, including Tuesday's surprising road loss to Seton Hall. "I am happy to get back," Calhoun said according to TheDay.com. "If I wasn't coaching any longer, then I don't know if I'd be happy to get back. But this is my team. Obviously, I feel responsible for the fact that we didn't play well (Wednesday) night." Calhoun, who missed games against South Florida, St. John's and Seton Hall as part of NCAA sanctions for recruiting violations, spent time with his family and grandchildren. But that doesn't mean he wasn't watching the Huskies closely. We joked after the Seton Hall loss that Calhoun, like most fans, probably spent Tuesday evening screaming at his television for UConn to show some life and play a little defense. "We needed leadership out of the backcourt and we didn't get it," Calhoun said. "We needed some of the veterans, Alex (Oriakhi) and Roscoe (Smith) and Sh...
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