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Jim Calhoun

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  • UConn After Calhoun; Will Ollie Get A Contract Extension?

    In the first two segments, Hartford Courant sports writer Dom Amore talks about UConn Men's Basketball team after the departure of Jim Calhoun. He also discusses the steps new Head Coach Kevin Ollie must take in order to get a contract extension. In the...
  • High Hard One: Tyler Olander Takes The Mound For Vernon O's

    High Hard One: Tyler Olander Takes The Mound For Vernon O's
    VERNON — Tyler Olander has played basketball on national television and in front of crowds exceeding 70,000 in the Final Four. There's been a spotlight on Olander since his days as a standout player at E.O. Smith High, one that didn't have to move...
  • Stanley Robinson Still On Court, But Not The Stage He Wants

    Stanley Robinson Still On Court, But Not The Stage He Wants
    KILLINGWORTH – It hasn't always been easy for Stanley Robinson, but the smile remains. He is surrounded by kids. The thumping sound of the basketball fills his ears. And his dream is alive. "I've got to get healthy, stay healthy," Robinson said...
  • UConn NBA Draft History

    When Clifford Robinson was drafted in the second round in 1989, not many would have predicted he'd play 18 seasons in the NBA, including 14 seasons where he averaged double figures. That was the beginning of a steady flow to the NBA of players under Jim...
  • Napier, Daniels Draft Scenarios

    The Shabazz Scenarios On the eve of the NBA Draft, Shabazz Napier's name was popping up in trade rumors. Once considered a late-first round pick pick at best, Napier is, according to an ESPN report, the target of the Miami Heat, who hold the 26th pick...
  • Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update

    Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update
    UConn coach Kevin Ollie used Twitter to diffuse talk of his moving to the NBA. "Don't believe everything you hear!!" he tweeted about 2 p.m. Tuesday. "Only meeting I have is with my team on Thursday at Gampel. We are preparing every day for greatness!!!"...
  • 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...
  • At NBA Combine, Shabazz Napier Brimming With Confidence

    At NBA Combine, Shabazz Napier Brimming With Confidence
    Much of the NBA draft is about upside and projection. Accomplished, proven, four-year players like Shabazz Napier can fall by the wayside. The heart and soul of UConn's national-championship team averaged 21.2 points in the NCAA Tournament, yet has more...
  • Kevin Ollie, a target for NBA teams, negotiating contract with UConn

    Kevin Ollie, a target for NBA teams, negotiating contract with UConn
    With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Connecticut's Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation. Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told the Hartford Courant on Friday....
  • 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...
  • This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface

    This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface
    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?...