Found September 13, 2012 on The Kevin Burke Project:
PLAYERS: Kevin Ollie
End of an era

Jim Calhoun To Retire, Kevin Ollie To Become Head Coach Of Connecticut

Jim Calhoun had two seasons remaining on his contract.

Kevin Ollie Named New UConn Men's Basketball Coach

With the retirement of Jim Calhoun, there is now a new head coach at for the UConn Huskies men's basketball program. And it's a familiar face in Kevin Ollie. Here's the release from UConn: STORRS, Conn. (September 13, 2012) -- Kevin Ollie, a former UConn student-athlete who has served as an assistant coach at the University of Connecticut for the past two seasons...

UConn faces future with unproven head coach

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer Kevin Ollie can win as many games, even as many national championships, as his predecessor and former coach did at Connecticut. But he can't transform the program. Jim Calhoun did that already. During his 26 seasons in Storrs, Calhoun turned a regional New England program into a powerhouse, becoming one of just...

Jim Calhoun Retires After 26 Years at UConn, Former Player Kevin Ollie to Take Over

Jim Calhoun will officially retire from coaching the University of Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team on Thursday at 2 p.m, according to multiple sources. The 70-year-old Calhoun leaves UConn after 26 years of service. Current assistant coach and former player, Kevin Ollie, will replace Calhoun as head coach. Calhoun's exit comes at a peculiar time for the Huskies...

Longterm Coaching Candidates at UConn to Replace Jim Calhoun

UConn named Kevin Ollie to replace Jim Calhoun as the Huskies’ head coach. But Ollie was only given a one-year contract. If the school opts to go...

DEVELOPING: Calhoun Retiring From UConn

Not that this is a surprise or anything... The HQ anticipated this happening for quite some time... it just came down to the time where UConn men's hoops coach Jim Calhoun decided that enough was enough and he had to focus on fighting his health battles first and leaving the program he built to others... Calhoun, elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005, is a three...
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