Jim Calhoun to miss UConn game

Updated: February 23, 2011, 7:05 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun will not coach the Huskies against Marquette Thursday night due to the death of his wife's sister, UConn announced Wednesday.

Calhoun was close with Eileen Fucile, the sister of his wife, Pat. Fucile died Monday after a 12-year battle with breast cancer. Calling hours and a memorial service will be held in Nashua, N.H., Fucile's hometown.

Calhoun also missed Wednesday's practice. Associate head coach George Blaney, who filled in last season for Calhoun ...

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