UConn men’s basketball Coach Jim Calhoun shouts at his bench during the Huskies’ 80-60 victory over Maine Thursday in Hartford. “I just haven’t seen the enthusiasm … which is surprising to me, particularly when we have eight kids back from a team that had the ultimate experience of success last year,” Calhoun said of the defending national champs. Mark Mirko photo.

UConn men’s basketball Coach Jim Calhoun shouts at his bench during the Huskies’ 80-60 victory over Maine Thursday in Hartford. “I just haven’t seen the enthusiasm … which is surprising to me, particularly when we have eight kids back from a team that had the ultimate experience of success last year,” Calhoun said of the defending national champs. Mark Mirko photo.