Thursday was a big day in college basketball with Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun announcing his retirement after four decades as a head coach at the college level.
Calhoun, who leaves having won 875 games and three national titles, will be a special assistant to athletic director Warde Manuel this season in support of men’s basketball while also being active in fundraising for the UConn Medical Center.
Below is a video Calhoun’s retirement speech.This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
For a little insight into what playing for Calhoun was like, NBC Sports Talk’s Erik Kuselias spoke with former Husky Donny Marshall following the retirement/introduction of Ollie press conference.This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!