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Connecticut Huskies' coach Calhoun watches his team play the Kentucky Wildcats during their NCAA Final Four college basketball game in Houston

Connecticut Huskies' head coach Jim Calhoun watches his team play the Kentucky Wildcats during their semi-final NCAA Final Four college basketball game in Houston, Texas April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)

UConn coach Jim Calhoun

Calhoun led the UConn men's basketball program from obscurity to three national championships. He won 873 games in 40 years as a head coach, first at Northeastern and the last 26 years at UConn, and put four teams in the Final Four, winning national titles in 1999, 2004 and 2011. Calhoun was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005.