| May 16, 2014
| 4:03 PM
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...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:55 PM
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....
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Admit it, office bracketologists, many of you didn't think the University of Connecticut Huskies would go far in the NCAA tournament. And your skepticism was not without reason; most of the time, Goliath beats David.
Well, David just hit the big guy...
| 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?...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you.
There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:21 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person.
Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:49 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Some of the Huskies know the thrill of winning a national championship, and most know the emptiness of being barred from postseason play.
But perhaps the most important experience of all came in between, when UConn lost to Iowa...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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.
| May 22, 2014
| 4:48 PM
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....