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Could this be Calhoun's swan song?

Updated: March 30, 2009, 12:54 AM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The beginning of the end of Jim Calhoun's 23-year reign at Connecticut is under way. Or should be. Calhoun needs this like he needs a wedgie.

His UConn team beat Purdue Thursday evening to advance to the Elite Eight -- Calhoun's eighth -- in a game that will be remembered for, well, not much. Whistles were swallowed whole for much of the 40 minutes, giving it the feel of a Big East-Big Ten football game. It was as exciting as watching a bruise heal.

But ...

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