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Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun returns to coach DIII St. Joe's

Six years after retiring from UConn, Corridor of Popularity trainer Jim Calhoun was once again at the sideline Friday night time for the College of Saint Joseph, a Department III college enjoying its first males’s basketball recreation.

His Blue Jays overcame a 13-point deficit in the second one part to overcome William Paterson 79-74. And the 76-year-old Calhoun was once in antique shape.

Along with his group down Four-Zero simply 40 seconds into the sport, Calhoun jumped from his seat, known as his first timeout and loudly despatched a participant to the bench for deficient play. 16 mins in, he picked up his first technical foul.

The sport was once performed at Trinity Faculty to house the 1,800 lovers who would not are compatible into the smaller gymnasium at St. Joe’s.

Calhoun, who led UConn to a few nationwide titles, took the training task in September after being employed a yr in the past to create a males’s program on the college, which till this semester was once an all-women’s college.


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