UConn head coach Jim Calhoun went into a tirade late in the game when Notre Dame's high scorer, Luke Harangody, scored yet again. UConn was ahead by 11 points at the time, but Calhoun was not pleased with the defensive play of his team. Harangody had a game-high 31 pts - Stephen Dunn/Hartford Courant

The University of Connecticut officials announced on Tuesday afternoon that Huskies head coach Jim Calhoun will be taking a temporary medical leave effective immediately.

Here is the statement from the school:

University of Connecticut Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun will take a medical leave of absence from his head coach position, effective immediately, it was announced Tuesday.

The following is a statement from University of Connecticut Health Center physician Peter Schulman, M.D., Jim Calhoun’s primary care physician:

“It is my recommendation that Coach Calhoun take a medical leave from his coaching position to address some temporary medical issues, none of which involve any previous medical conditions that he has dealt with.”

The following is a statement from UConn Director of Athletics Jeffrey A. Hathaway:

“Our primary concern is Coach Calhoun’s health and his complete recovery. We will do everything possible to support Coach during this time. Jim and I both know that the men’s basketball program is in very capable hands under the leadership of Associate Head Coach George Blaney.”

Hopefully it’s nothing to serious and we’ll see Calhoun back on the sidelines quickly. Best wishes on a speedy recovery Coach Calhoun.