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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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!!!"...
  • UConn Has Begun Talks To Restructure Ollie's Contract

    UConn Has Begun Talks To Restructure Ollie's Contract
    With NBA teams looking for head coaches, 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 Courant on Friday. A source close to...
  • 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....
  • With D'Antoni Out, Ollie's Name Surfaces Amid Lakers Rumors

    With D'Antoni Out, Ollie's Name Surfaces Amid Lakers Rumors
    UConn coach Kevin Ollie has become the subject of speculation on both coasts and most places in between as the Los Angeles Lakers began their search for a new coach. The Lakers job opened when Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday night. By Thursday morning,...
  • Academic Progress: Two Smart Decisions In Storrs

    Academic Progress: Two Smart Decisions In Storrs
    DeAndre Daniels announced Friday that he is entering the NBA draft. Ryan Boatright announced he is staying at UConn for his senior season. They made the correct decisions. The two three-pointers in a 102-second span that turned Florida's 16-4 lead...
  • NBA? Kevin Ollie Tells Gayle King, 'Not Now ... But Never Say Never'

    NBA? Kevin Ollie Tells Gayle King, 'Not Now ... But Never Say Never'
    Kevin Ollie was interviewed on CBS This Morning Wednesday by Gayle King. He covered a lot of territory he has already covered recently, but he did address the prospects of coaching in the NBA, appearing to close the door on it now, but not in the future....
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • Ollie's Way Speaks Volumes At UConn

    Monday night in North Texas, the proud son of a Baptist preacher — born in Texas and raised in South Central Los Angeles — led his team to basketball paradise. University of Connecticut's men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie didn't just...