If there is a lesson to learn in the realignment mess, it is to know who you are. Or better, know who you aren't. With that in mind, the Catholic 7 from the Big East finally had their come-to-Jesus moment.
Jim Calhoun is a curmudgeon, although not necessarily a lovable one; irascible but not always irrational, old school but never irrelevant; an icon, but an imperfect one. He was not always easy to like, but he was impossible to not respect.