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Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie
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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...
  • Purvis Likes Role Of Playing Off The Bench

     Purvis Likes Role Of Playing Off The Bench
    HARTFORD — Playing off the bench seems to agree with Rodney Purvis, and he with the role. "I'm perfectly fine. I'm for the team," said Purvis, who scored 17 points in 27 minutes off the bench in the win over South Florida on Sunday. "If I come in,...
  • Boatright Sits A Bit, Then Fires Up Huskies To Win

    Boatright Sits A Bit, Then Fires Up Huskies To Win
    HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright came out of the game, sat down, exhaled and began to think. "When I was on the bench, I just saw that we were playing South Florida and it's like the youngest team in America and we're only up two points," Boatright said,...
  • UConn 66, South Florida 53: Wrapping Things Up At XL

          HARTFORD – UConn put another one in the bank. This was really a no-win week for the Huskies. They won both games, against Central and South Florida - well, okay, they were supposed to win. Not much gained. If they had lost, it would have...
  • With Bulls Struggling, Huskies Must Take Advantage

     With Bulls Struggling, Huskies Must Take Advantage
    HARTFORD — South Florida is in the early stages of rebuilding, and after some encouraging efforts early in the season, reality has been setting in. "[Inconsistency] is the dilemma you have with a young team," coach Orlando Antigua told reporters...
  • UConn Cashes In With Pesky Defensive Approach Against UCF

    UConn Cashes In With Pesky Defensive Approach Against UCF
    STORRS — UConn found an old solution to some recent problems. "We're going to keep playing hard," coach Kevin Ollie said after the Huskies' 67-60 victory against Central Florida on Thursday night. "Keep getting up in the frame. We're going to...
  • UConn 67, Central Florida 60: Wrapping Things Up At Gampel

      STORRS – It was a win the Huskies desperately needed, one they were supposed to get and they did. That’s about all. They let UCF hang around too long, and that puts a bit of a damper on it. Seems like when the Huskies don’t start...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Phil Nolan Has Knack For Being Take-Charge Guy

    UConn Men's Insider: Phil Nolan Has Knack For Being Take-Charge Guy
    STORRS – One day last season, Phil Nolan was listening to one of coach Kevin Ollie's talks to the team and one sentence jumped out at him: "Nobody on this team is taking charges …" He thought about what it might take to change that, and...
  • UConn vs. Central Florida; Setting The Scene at Gampel

    STORRS – We are at live at Gampel Pavilion, about 45 minutes  before the game, a smattering of players from both UConn and UCF on the court shooting. All the balls appeared to be inflated and bouncing normally, let’s set the scene …...
  • If UConn Is To Turn It Around, Boatright Must Be The Catalyst

    If UConn Is To Turn It Around, Boatright Must Be The Catalyst
    STORRS — The Huskies are back home, back to the task of rebuilding their season. Ryan Boatright knows where that process has to begin. "The only thing I can do is get the ball to the open man," Boatright said after UConn's practice Wednesday. "The...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'We've Got To Fight A Lot Harder' ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – The Huskies are back at square one, back to the drawing board, hitting the reset button … Did I miss anything? They have to beat Central Florida on Thursday night. Everybody has practiced this week, so there are no injury...