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  • 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....
  • 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....
  • AAC Pairings Have UConn Men Racking Up Lots Of Miles

    The Huskies will not be going to Disney World next season. That's the offshoot of the American Athletic Conference men's basketball pairings, which were announced Wednesday. With three teams coming in, Tulsa, Tulane and East Carolina, and two departing,...
  • 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...
  • 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?...
  • Looking At Kevin Ollie's Predecessors At UConn

    Let's take a look at the list of Kevin Ollie's predecessors as UConn men's baseball coach: No coach, 1901-1915: There was no coach for the first 89 games in program history. John Donahue, 1915-19: Huskies' first coach was 11-23 in four seasons. M.R....
  • Kevin Ollie Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn

    Kevin Ollie  Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn
    Kevin Ollie has maintained all along that his heart was at UConn. Now he has a new five-year contract to remain as coach of the Huskies. "Thank you, God, for opening up so many doors, for me to be working in Storrs," Ollie tweeted just after 2 p.m....
  • Manuel Nails It; Everybody's A Winner In Ollie Deal

    Manuel Nails It; Everybody's A Winner In Ollie Deal
    This is a good deal for Kevin Ollie. This is a good deal for UConn. Beyond that, this is a wise deal struck by Warde Manuel. I would argue that the UConn athletic director might be the biggest winner of all in this. If we are to fixate on a number, 16...
  • 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,...