According to multiple reports, UConn men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun will announce his retirement at a press conference on Thursday afternoon.
Calhoun, 70, was hired by UConn in 1986 (following 14 years at Northeastern) and transformed the school into a national power, winning three NCAA titles (1999, 2004, 2011). UConn also was a Final Four participant in 2009. Under Calhoun, UConn won 10 Big East regular-season championships and seven Big East tournament titles.
Calhoun has battled several health issues in recent years, including prostate cancer in 2003, and had back surgery last February. Last month he broke his hip falling off his bicycle (Calhoun broke five ribs falling off a bike in 2009).
UConn will not be eligible for the 2013 NCAA tournament, failing to qualify for eligibility because of several years of below-standard academic progress rate scores. Calhoun also served a three-game suspension at the start of last season for recruiting violations.
Kevin Ollie, who played for Calhoun at UConn from 1991-95 before playing in the NBA for over a decade, will be named the next head coach at UConn, according to reports. Ollie has been an assistant to Calhoun the last two seasons.
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