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Kevin Ollie

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  • UConn at Cincinnati: Notes and Quotes From The Lobby

          CINCINNATI – After practicing at UConn on Wednesday afternoon, the Huskies boarded their plane and flew to Cincinnati, arriving at their hotel about 8:45 p.m. There was some news: Sam Cassell Jr. has a stress fracture in his right...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Numbers Game All About Finding Advantage

    UConn Men's Insider: Numbers Game All About Finding Advantage
    CINCINNATI — Kevin Ollie often describes himself as a "coach-by-feel" type. He goes by what he sees. But that doesn't suggest an old-schooler's disdain for modern statistical analytics. It's a tool in his toolbox, and it's a part of his game plans,...
  • UConn's Amida Brimah Finds Fouls Lessen His Impact

    UConn's Amida Brimah Finds Fouls Lessen His Impact
    HARTFORD — Amida Brimah's presence on the court is unmistakable. At 7 feet 1 he's hard to miss, his booming voice can't be ignored and the difficulty opponents have scoring when he's "protecting the rim" is all over the stat sheets. Equally...
  • 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...
  • 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 …...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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...