Coach Calhoun Fractures Hip, Scheduled for Surgery

A biking accident forced Calhoun to miss his Charity Classic All-Star Game Saturday.

The following information was provided by University of Connecticut Athletic Communications:

basketball coach Jim Calhoun suffered a hip fracture while biking Saturday afternoon and will undergo surgery Saturday night at the John Dempsey Hospital at the UConn Health Center in Farmington.

Calhoun, who was forced to miss his Charity Classic All-Star Game featuring many of his former players Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena, was on a bike ride near his home in Madison when the bicycle slipped on some sand, causing the fall.

After a short stay in the hospital following surgery, Calhoun is expected to make a full recovery.


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