UConn coach Jim Calhoun

U.S. President Barack Obama is presented with a jersey from Kemba Walker and coach Jim Calhoun at a ceremony honoring the 2011 NCAA men's basketball champions University of Connecticut at the White House in Washington

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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.

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