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Report: UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun Retiring

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Connecticut head men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference Thursday afternoon, according to ESPN.com.

“He has been such a consistent winner against big-time competition,” ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale said of Calhoun’s legacy.

Assistant head coach Kevin Ollie is expected to replace the 70-year-old Calhoun.

During his 26 seasons roaming the sidelines at UConn, Calhoun led the Huskies to three national championships.

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