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  • Katie Lou Samuelson Latest Recruit To Join UConn Women

    Katie Lou Samuelson Latest Recruit To Join UConn Women
    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.    And...
  • Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million

    Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million
    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...
  • Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma

    Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma
    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...
  • Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet

    Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet
    There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday. This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
  • DePaul's Bruno on world team staff

    DePaul's Bruno on world team staff
    DePaul's Doug Bruno has been named an assistant coach of the U.S. women's team for the 2014 World Championships, an appointment that likely will put him on the Olympic coaching staff again in 2016. U.S. head coach Geno Auriemma picked Bruno, South...
  • Five-Corner Defense: Ollie, Auriemma To Visit Pentagon

    Five-Corner Defense: Ollie, Auriemma To Visit Pentagon
    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...
  • 6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn

    6-Foot-5 Georgetown Transfer Looking At UConn
    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...
  • Philadelphia Story: Geno Pays His Respects To Dr. Jack

    Philadelphia Story: Geno Pays His Respects To Dr. Jack
    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...
  • Husky Day At Capitol: Ollie Says Silver Made Right Call

    Husky Day At Capitol: Ollie Says Silver Made Right Call
    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...
  • Junior star Asia Durr thrives amid hype at Nike Invitational

    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...
  • UConn-Duke Men's Game At Meadowlands Being Finalized

    UConn and Duke are close to an agreement to play a men's basketball game just before Christmas at the Meadowlands in New Jersey. UConn sources said talks have been continuing for a series of this nature. ESPN reported Wednesday that an agreement is...