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Kevin Ollie

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  • UConn Gets Contributions Everywhere To Rout Central

    UConn Gets Contributions Everywhere To Rout Central
    HARTFORD — What was left of UConn's biggest home crowd of the season was booing as the game ended Sunday. The Huskies may have won in a walk, but they fell one point short of threshold that would have triggered free buffalo wings for fans at a...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Omar Calhoun Is Buying In

    HARTFORD -- The UConn men have seen the last of the mid-majors on the schedule. Ten games down, 20 to go, and all remaining games are against the AAC or power five conferences. The final tuneup was an 81-48 win over CCSU on Sunday, a solid effort...
  • Kentan Facey Playing Solid Minutes After Scout Team Seasoning

    Kentan Facey Playing Solid Minutes After Scout Team Seasoning
    HARTFORD – The old puzzle for a college student: How do you get a job without experience, or experience without a job? Kentan Facey, relatively new to basketball when he came to UConn, had to catch up with a game that moved too fast for him,...
  • For Kevin Ollie, Fran Dunphy, Comparing Basketball Notes Goes Back A Long Way

    HARTFORD - Kevin Ollie has been in many places, over many times, and never missed a chance to make a basketball  friend, to pick a basketball brain. It’s something that endeared him to basketball folk long before anyone dreamed he would one day be...
  • 'We're Going In The Right Direction:' Notes, Quotes From UConn's Practice at XL

          HARTFORD -  Some news, notes and quotes from UConn’s noontime practice at the XL Center on Tuesday … Backup big man Phil Nolan tweaked his right foot, apparently in the game against Central. He has participated in practice...
  • UConn vs. Temple: Setting The Scene at XL

    HARTFORD – Happy New Year, everyone. It’s a little past noon, UConn and Temple are out on the floor at the XL Center, their game about an hour away. The UConn Pep Band is warming up. Let’s set the scene:   Phil Nolan has been out...
  • Temple 57, UConn 53 (OT): Wrapping Things Up at XL

      HARTFORD – This was a tough loss for UConn. Not a bad loss, maybe, because it would have been a great win, but it has to be very tough to swallow. Anytime you can win, or seal a game at the free throw line and fail, it’s hard to take....
  • UConn Men's Notebook: Boatright Just Couldn't Continue

    UConn Men's Notebook: Boatright Just Couldn't Continue
    HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright tried to come out and play the second half, but was obviously limping. After one possession, he limped off the court, the deep bruise in his left thigh made it impossible to continue. "He just couldn't do it," coach...
  • Hamilton's Pain Was Worst

    Hamilton's Pain Was Worst
    HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright limped away from Wednesday afternoon with a deep left-thigh contusion. Hitting the battle for a rebound, Omar Calhoun left with a laceration above a bandaged left eye, his eyelid partially shut the way a boxer's would be...
  • Tough Road Ahead For Huskies With Hostile Gyms Looming

    Tough Road Ahead For Huskies With Hostile Gyms Looming
    HARTFORD — The road is about to get tougher, much tougher, for the UConn men's basketball team. That's a sobering thought for the defending national champs, who are 6-5 after losing their American Athletic Conference opener against Temple at the XL...
  • UConn Men's Insider: RPI, Recruiting Are 2015 Challenges

    UConn Men's Insider: RPI, Recruiting Are 2015 Challenges
    Resolve has always been one of Kevin Ollie's favorite words, and no college basketball team showed more "resolve" in 2014 than the Huskies. To go from a No. 7 seed in the East Regional all the way to the championship showed a year's worth of resolve in...