In September of 2012, the Connecticut basketball program was at a major crossroads. Jim Calhoun, the man who built the program into a national power, was on the way out the door, and academic probation handed down by the NCAA would keep the Huskies out of the 2013 tournament. [details]
by Associated Press Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away.The guys who stuck around at UConn ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to go with it: the national title.