Jim Calhoun returns to coach UConn

Updated: March 4, 2012, 2:20 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun was on his feet, tie loosened, screaming encouragement at the Huskies as he coached them to a 74-65 win on Saturday.

Not bad for someone who had back surgery five days ago.

Earlier, Calhoun received a prolonged standing ovation as he walked on the court before his first game since taking indefinite medical leave on Feb. 3.

He missed the Huskies' past eight games because of his spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spine normally ...

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