TheRoundUp 2/9: Calhoun feeling better, still not ready to return

Calhoun remains on medical leave - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
"I’m feeling better, but as of now, I wouldn’t be able to coach," Calhoun said Tuesday. "I’m trying to get the best assessment in order to find the best solution."

UConn proposes self punishments - The Boston Globe
Those include forfeiting the revenue awarded to the Big East for participating in the 2013 tournament, reducing the number of regular-season games played in the 2012-13 season from 27 to 23, and barring coach Jim Calhoun from meeting off-campus with prospective recruits during the fall.

UConn proposes own penalties to save 2013 NCAA tourney bid - NCAA Division I Mens Basketball - CBSSports.com News, Scores, Stats, Schedule and RPI Rankings
"We believe that we have made a very compelling case to the NCAA and will be deeply disappointed if our request for a waiver from the 2013 men's basketball postseason ban is denied," UConn President Susan Herbst said in a statement. "Our team's academic performance improved tremendously in 2010-11, and in the fall 2011 semester. We developed a new long-term academic plan for our team, and it has already shown positive results."

The Day - Kemba talks about his NBA rookie season, UConn | News from southeastern Connecticut
The subject of this year's struggling Huskies also came up. Walker caught some of UConn's embarrassing loss at Louisville on Monday. "Let's not talk about that," Walker said. "That was bad." So what's missing? "Honestly, I don't know. They're good. … I know they'll get it right. They'll be fine."

The Day - UConn alumni in NBA are worth $679m | News from southeastern Connecticut
According to a Wall Street Journal story, former UConn players have made a combined $678,809,430 in the NBA since 1985. That total ranks the school sixth on Basketball's Alumni Loot Index.

UConn's Geno Auriemma praises Louisville women's basketball coach, arena | The Courier-Journal | courier-journal.com
Auriemma made several mentions of Walz in relation to Tennessee when Pat Summitt eventually retires, noting that "every time I hear somebody talk about the Tennessee job, Jeff Walz’s name comes up."

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