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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova

    While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Huskies had gotten off to a staggering start, outrebounded, outshot. An intentional foul had already been called, virtually handing Villanova five points. And now this: Shabazz Napier was called for a charge, his second foul,...
  • Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches

    Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches
    A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work. The coach was a month from...
  • Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986

     Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986
    STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes. He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...
  • 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!!!"...
  • 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,...
  • 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...