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More on Jim Calhoun

A press release said Calhoun "has not been feeling well for the past several days."

More on Jim Calhoun

Got a hastily-printed press release from the UConn sports information department just now that included a quote from the school's director of sports medicine, Dr. Jeff Anderson.

"Coach Calhoun has not been feeling well for the past several days and it is best that he not coach the team today for precautionary reasons," Anderson said.

Huskies associate head coach George Blaney will run the show in Calhoun's absence.

More information from the Associated Press here.

I have been told by multiple sources here at the Wachovia Center that one of Calhoun's former assistant coaches, Penn's Glen Miller, is in the building today. One of them even suspected he'd be sitting in the section right behind me.

Of course it wouldn't really happen, but I'm just saying...

And further on the subject of former assistants, by far the loudest noise of the day went up in here when the PA guy said Cal State-Northridge is beating Memphis, 52-50, with 12:14 left in the game. It's now 64-61 with 8:33 remaining.

Here at the Wachovia Center, Texas A&M leads BYU, 70-55, wtih 6:13 left.... make that 72-55 with 5:59 left. In other words, the Cougars aren't coming back in this one.

Click here for Philly.com's NCAA Tournament scoreboard.

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Soft Pretzel Logic is Philly.com's college sports blog, with a primary focus on the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also see coverage of the Big 5, other major college sports events in the region, and the annual Penn Relays track and field meet.

Reach Jonathan at jtannenwald@phillynews.com or 215-854-2330.

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