What Jay Wright’s Resignation Could Mean for UConn, Big East

One of the first times Jay Wright faced Jim Calhoun as Villanova head coach, one of the coaches was kicked out before the end of the game.

And believe it or not, it was Wright, now known as the George Clooney-looking, slick sideline operator, who got the toss – not the often-quarrelsome Calhoun.

“He said the wrong thing and the referee threw him out,” Calhoun recalled. “After the game he said to me, ‘But you said things.’ I said, ‘Yeah, I’ve been saying that for a long time. But Jay, there are stripes.’ ”

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