| May 14, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change.
"I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn.
Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Natalie Butler's transfer to UConn was made official by the women's basketball program on Wednesday and Geno Auriemma said the 6-foot-5 center from Georgetown, in time, will be a great asset to his program.
"Coming out of high school, Natalie was one of...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:26 PM
There is no doubt. Kevin Ollie is a UConn guy. Kevin Ollie is an NBA guy.
The more profound question as we await a formal announcement on a new five-year contract for the coach of the basketball national champions is this: Is Kevin Ollie a college guy?...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:02 PM
When Katie Lou Samuelson, the versatile 6-foot-3 wing from Huntington Beach, Calif., announced on Twitter Monday she will play for UConn, it put a exclamation point on a remarkable two-year recruiting run for the nine-time national champions.
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley.
And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
HAMPTON — She is a rare talent, a player that other players stop to watch and that coaches covet. Even rarer, she remains grounded despite the attention, determined to enjoy her gifts and effort.
Asia Durr is the consensus No. 1 prospect in the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
"It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Geno Auriemma's favorite player of all-time is Walt Frazier. He loved the way Frazier played on both ends of the basketball court. He loved the way he won championships. Most of all, Frazier did it with the undeniable cool that made a young guy from...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are going to the Pentagon to talk strategy.
UConn's national championship coaches will participate in a panel discussion on leadership before 400 servicemen and women Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
"These pre-eminent coaches lead...