Jim Calhoun - AP PhotoWell John came in from Moon Township, Pa., and didn’t know — he was asked the king of New England. Their program was king of New England. He didn’t know what “Chowda” was, with an A. You know what I’m saying? You’ve got to know what clam chowda is before you start saying that you’re — especially for a guy from South Boston, it’s very tough for a guy to say that.

UConn Huskies men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun on how intense the relationship/rivalry was between himself and Kentucky head coach John Calipari when Calipari was at UMass.