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Tuesday / December 12.
  • Calhoun Pondering Retirement

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    DETROIT — Jim Calhoun isn’t anywhere near making up his mind about his future, but he could potentially retire if he leads UConn to its third NCAA championship since 1999.

    “I could walk away financially,” the 66-year-old Calhoun told a small group of reporters Thursday at Ford Field. “It’s not the case of that being the reason I would stay.”

    Calhoun insisted he’s focused on Saturday’s national semifinal against Michigan State and nothing beyond the tournament.

    Read the full story here.

    And speaking of Big East coaches in the Final Four, read about how Villanova Coach Jay Wright nearly became the head man at Rutgers in 2001.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.