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Kevin Ollie

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  • Preview: Kentucky vs. Connecticut

    Connecticut has a strong chance at its second National Championship in four years, it just has to find a way to chase Aaron Harrison off the 3-point line late in the game. Harrison and No. 8 seed Kentucky aim for the school’s second championship in...
  • Nettlesome Calipari In UConn's Path Again

    Nettlesome Calipari In UConn's Path Again
    ARLINGTON, Texas — John Calipari and Jim Calhoun crossed paths once again. This time it was in the hallway of AT&T Stadium, Calipari basking in the glow of his current team's win in the national semifinals, Calhoun still beaming over the team that...
  • NCAA preview: Connecticut vs. Kentucky

    NCAA preview: Connecticut vs. Kentucky
    Connecticut (31-8) vs. Kentucky (29-10) TV: 6:09 p.m., Channel 2 This matchup between No. 7 and No. 8 is the highest seeding combination ever for an NCAA final game. It is also the first time since 1966 (Texas Western and Kentucky) that two teams...
  • Matching up the NCAA finals

    ARLINGTON, Texas How Kentucky and UConn match up position by position: POINT GUARD Andrew Harrison was set up to be the fall guy if Kentucky had not beaten Wisconsin in Saturday's national semifinals. The UK freshman had taken a questionable three-...
  • Connecticut, Kentucky know how to perform at the big dance

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Monday night's NCAA championship game at AT&T Stadium sets up as a matchup of over-achieving seedlings. If you didn't know the history you'd say it was nice to see the "little guys" finally breaking through the plexiglass...
  • UConn-Kentucky matchup wasn't in script for NCAA title game

    ARLINGTON, Texas Julius Randle was wide awake. Couldn't sleep. Wired on adrenaline. Kentucky's powerful freshman forward had just survived another basketball near-death experience, and the juices were flowing. Late Saturday night had given way to Sunday...
  • On The Fly: Kevin Ollie's Pride Days Showed His Determination

    When UConn coach Kevin Ollie said how he proud he was of his team's "true grit and toughness" after the Huskies had knocked out Florida 63-53 Saturday night, it reminded me of one of my favorite "K.O." recollections. Fifteen years ago, late in the...
  • L.A. D-Fenders draw Santa Cruz Warriors in first round of D-League playoffs

    L.A. D-Fenders draw Santa Cruz Warriors in first round of D-League playoffs
    The Los Angeles D-Fenders (31-19) will host the Santa Cruz Warriors (29-21) in the first round of the NBA Development League postseason. After finishing the regular season with the second overall seed, the D-Fenders were given the right to pick their...
  • In past month, powerhouses UK and UConn peaked

    ARLINGTON, Texas On March 8, Kentucky and Connecticut lost games by a combined margin of 52 points. Almost a month later to the day, those same teams play for the national championship. Kentucky (No. 8) and UConn (No. 7) comprise the most modest...
  • Smothering Defense Is A Signature Trait At UConn

    Smothering Defense Is A Signature Trait At UConn
    ARLINGTON, Texas — When Kevin Ollie took his basketball game 3,000 miles from Los Angeles to Storrs in 1991, it became immediately clear that life on the court would be different. Ollie, like every hot recruit, was a scorer at Crenshaw High. At...
  • John Clay: Calipari's work speaks for itself

    ARLINGTON, Texas Kentucky added one more surprise to its NCAA Tournament run on Sunday. It wasn't another Aaron Harrison three-pointer. It wasn't a key Julius Randle rebound or a tough Alex Poythress stop or another dramatic win. It came from the...