UConn Gives Jim Calhoun a New Contract

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – The University of Connecticut says it has a

new contract with basketball coach Jim Calhoun.

The 67-year-old Hall of Famer has won two national championships

at Connecticut and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in


Several off-the-court issues had prompted questions about

Calhoun's future last year, and questions were raised again after

he took a medical leave of absence in January, missing seven games

with an undisclosed condition.

The Huskies (18-16) lost to Virginia Tech in the second round of

the NIT.