UConn’s season came mercifully to an end, and the Kevin Ollie watch begins.
At the podium following the Huskies’ 80-73 loss to SMU in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament, Ollie was asked if he expected to be back next year.
“Yes,” he said.
Later, as he walked back to the locker room, Ollie was asked if he had been assured of that.
“No, I haven’t been assured of that,” he said. “I don’t know if I’m going to wake up in the morning.”
That’s a phrase Ollie often uses to illustrate nothing in life is guaranteed. Ollie’s contract, which was extended to run through 2021, is guaranteed, however. If he were...