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Calhoun built UConn with force of will

Huskies' weekend return to Garden will remind everyone of ex-coach's influence

Updated: March 26, 2014, 10:03 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jim Calhoun wants to coach major college basketball again, and nothing about Friday night in Madison Square Garden will temper the fire within. The Connecticut Huskies will be the home team against Iowa State in the Sweet 16, and the sights and sounds will carry Calhoun back to the seven Big East tournaments he won in a building all but airlifted out of Manhattan and dropped down in the middle of Storrs.

Boston College administrators aren't about to hire him, yet this ...

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