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Major coaching milestone for Calhoun

Updated: February 26, 2009, 4:01 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

Congratulations to Jim Calhoun on career win number 800! It came in a tough environment, in a very important conference game.

My friends, Calhoun is the seventh Division I coach to accomplish that feat. Think about the company he has joined, starting with The General, Robert Montgomery Knight. Then consider the Michelangelo of coaching, Dean Smith. There's the Baron, Adolph Rupp of Kentucky. It is a group rounded out by Coach K, Jim Phelan, Eddie Sutton and now Calhoun.

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