UConn coach Jim Calhoun rebounding after surgery

NORWALK - UConn men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun underwent successful back surgery today, according to university officials. The procedure, performed in New York City, was done to remove a disc fragment that had been pressing on a spinal nerve. "It takes a lot to bring Coach Calhoun down," says UConn center Alex Oriakhi. "I definitely think this is really nothing for him."

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