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Kevin Ollie

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  • El-Amin, A King Of Swagger, Sees A Kin In Napier

     El-Amin, A King Of Swagger, Sees A Kin In Napier
    STORRS — It was one of those meetings that just had to take place, sooner or later. Khalid El-Amin, meet the present-day you at UConn. "Shabazz Napier doesn't have to be like anybody else," El-Amin said. "He can be himself, and be successful."...
  • Rip Hamilton Looking To Join NBA Team In Playoff Hunt

    STORRS – The NBA season is starting to take shape, identifying its contenders and pretenders. Rip Hamilton wants to play a little more, and garner a little more glory. "I just want to go to the right team," said Hamilton, who was honored along with...
  • Once Again, UConn Can't Match Up With SMU

    Once Again, UConn Can't Match Up With SMU
    STORRS — A more distinct tone could not be set for a basketball game. UConn's first 11 possessions ended with five missed shots and six turnovers. "The crowd's supposed to stand up 'til we make our first shot," Ryan Boatright said. "It seemed like...
  • Day Of Memories For 1999 UConn Team That Started It All

    Day Of Memories For 1999 UConn Team That Started It All
    STORRS — Larry Brown got a chance to see Jim Calhoun Sunday. "He gave me a half-assed wave," Brown said after his SMU basketball team squashed No. 21 UConn 64-55 in front of 10,167 Gampel Pavilion fans who had been amped to honor their 1999...
  • UConn Running Out Of Time To Redefine Itself

    UConn Running Out Of Time To Redefine Itself
    As the regular season winds down, UConn's opportunities to define — or redefine — itself are dwindling. "We'll get there," coach Kevin Ollie said after the Huskies' stinging 64-55 loss to Southern Methodist on Sunday. "We do it in spurts, but...
  • UConn Needs Omar Calhoun To Return To Top Form

    TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life. "I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...
  • Samuel Makes Case For More Playing Time

    TAMPA, Fla. – Terrence Samuel has waited patiently for his chance. It came on Wednesday night in Tampa. "I probably earned myself some more minutes, hopefully," Samuel said. The point guard from Brooklyn came to UConn with his eyes open, hoping to...
  • Napier Takes Samuel Under His Wing, And UConn Benefits

    Napier Takes Samuel Under His Wing, And UConn Benefits
    TAMPA, Fla. – There is no extending a college career. The eligibility runs out or the NBA beckons and it's time to move on. What can be extended is influence. Though Kemba Walker is long gone, his influence on a freshman point guard lives on at...
  • No. 11 Cincinnati at UConn

    Site: XL Center Time: Saturday, noon (tickets are available) TV: ESPN (Mike Patrick, Len Elmore) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 8-5 Last meeting: Cincinnati 63-58, at...
  • UConn Hungry In Huge Rematch With No. 11 Cincinnati

    UConn Hungry In Huge Rematch With No. 11 Cincinnati
    STORRS — Whatever UConn and Cincinnati do at the XL Center Saturday, it's unlikely that either team will surprise the other. And however the game turns out, it's unlikely that it will be the result of pressure or jitters. These are two of the...
  • Daniels' Minutes Limited; Samuel Gets More Playing Time

    HARTFORD — DeAndre Daniels played against Cincinnati this time, but he was not a factor. He was 2-for-5 from the floor, with four rebounds and, though he was not in foul trouble, was limited to 15 minutes. "I go by feel," coach Kevin Ollie said. "I...