TheRoundUp 8/16: Calhoun hopes to return to campus for first day of classes

What, you thought an injury would keep Jim Calhoun down? (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Latest health setback won't deter Connecticut Huskies coach Jim Calhoun-- men's college basketball - ESPN
If UConn coach Jim Calhoun has his way, and if his left hip cooperates, he'll be back on campus Aug. 27 to greet his team. "If it's possible, I want to be there on the first day of school," the Hall of Fame coach said.

3-point shot: Jim Calhoun endorses Mike Aresco hire - ESPN
"They made the hire they needed to make,’’ said Calhoun of the conference. "He has to negotiate money for the football teams. If we can get ourselves 11 or 12 or 13 million per school. He’s from Connecticut. He knows the Big East. But most importantly, he knows negotiations and markets.’’

UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Says One Olympics Is Enough - Courant.com
"Right now, there is zero interest," said Auriemma as he met the press at Gampel Pavilion for the first time since coaching the U.S. team. "Everyone has their own reasons for doing things. I was honored and thrilled and glad I did it. I was ecstatic that I was able to experience it, and I know how much I enjoyed coaching the perfect blend of players who listened to everything I said.

UConn Alum Named Big East Commissioner | UConn Today
In addition to his JD degree from the UConn Law School, Aresco is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Tufts University, where he earned a degree in history, magna cum laude, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, where he earned a master’s degree in international relations and held a John Moors Cabot Fellowship.

Talented Maryland QB C.J. Brown Out For Season, ACL; UMass Starting QB Out For Now, Too | UConn Football
Tough break for former UConn head coach Randy Edsall who gets a visit from his former team on Sept. 15.

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