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Shock the world UConn basketball in the Calhoun era

Peter F Burns c2012

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  • Title:
    Shock the world UConn basketball in the Calhoun era
  • Author: Peter F Burns
  • Subjects: Calhoun, Jim; Connecticut Huskies (Basketball team); University of Connecticut -- Basketball; Basketball coaches -- Connecticut -- Biography; Electronic books
  • Description: Title Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Hopefully, When It's All Said and Done,You'll Say, "He's Pretty Good"; I | Building a Program from Scratch; 1 | I Don't Want My Managers to Have to Clean Up Puke; 2 | We Need a Couple of Guys to Get Us through the Rest of the Season; 3 | You've Got to Learn How to Win; 4 | The Most Important Recruit in UConn Basketball History; 5 | We Weren't Just a Gnat Anymore; II | Dominant but Not Great Enough; 6 | I Know It Sounds Crazy, but I Never Thought We Were Going to Lose
    7 | Oh, UConn, That's the Place Where They Made the Buzzer-Beater8 | I Hope People Took Some Polaroids Tonight; 9 | Calhoun Taught Me Everything; 10 | He's Going to Be a Special, Special Player; 11 | Ray Allen, One of the Greatest; III | National Champions; 12 | You Learn from Losses, but after You Get Three or Four, the Learning Stops and the Misery Starts; 13 | The Kid Comes with a Bag of Tricks; 14 | We're Having a Special Season; 15 | This One's for Joe; 16 | We Shocked the World!; 17 | I Wanted to Play for a Tough Coach, and He's One of the Toughest
    18 | If Maryland Is Number One in the Country, Connecticut Is Right Beside Them19 | We're Connecticut. We're Not Some Rinky-Dink Team; 20 | Emeka Okafor Comes along Once in a Lifetime; 21 | Mike, Over the Years When We've Seen Teams Collapse . . . Maybe That's a Bad Word; IV | Antiheroes; 22 | I'm Just a Very Blessed Individual, Lucky to Be Here in Front of You Alive; 23 | Calhoun Is Feared, but He Is Not Respected; 24 | That Team Should Have Wonthe National Championship; 25 | It Won't Happen Again; 26 | That's Why He's in the Hall of Fame; 27 | Not a Dime Back
    28 | Josh Nochimson, the Team's Manager and Rip's Friend, Became the Unofficial Go-Between29 | I Don't Get Defeated; V | Resilience; 30 | From Maui . . .; 31 | to Mediocrity . . .; 32 | to Manhattan . . .; 33 | . . . to Monday; Epilogue: Best Program Builder of All Time and Best Coach of His Generation; Afterword: 2012 and Beyond; Appendix 1: Standout Games and Players of the Calhoun Era; Appendix 2: Year-to-Year Team Records and Game Results of the Calhoun Era; Notes and Sources; Index
    How Jim Calhoun made the University of Connecticut a basketball powerhouse and became the greatest coach of his generation
  • Publisher: Lebanon, NH : Northeastern University Press
  • Creation Date: c2012
  • Format: 1 online resource (359 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-283-60354-3;ISBN9786613915993;ISBN1-55553-793-6
  • OCLC Number: 811963126
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