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Kevin Ollie

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  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Purvis Helps Break Shooting Slump

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Purvis Helps Break Shooting Slump
    BRIDGEPORT – Sooner or later, shots were going to fall. Kevin Ollie kept saying it, kept believing it. It happened on a fairly unfamiliar court, at the Webster Bank Arena, but it happened Monday night. The Huskies broke out of their shooting slump...
  • UConn's Daniel Hamilton Answers 'Callouts' In Win Against Columbia

    BRIDGEPORT — There are times when Daniel Hamilton looks very much like a freshman, such as early in the game on Monday night as Columbia was running a clinic on its motion offense. And there are times when Hamilton shows the toughness of a veteran,...
  • With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench

    With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench
    TAMPA, Fla. — At the start of the season, when a team like UConn would normally experiment with more players, the Huskies were playing shorthanded. In the opener against Bryant, the Huskies were missing Rodney Purvis, who was serving an NCAA...
  • Kevin Ollie on Howie Dickenman: 'It's Going To Be An Honor To Coach Against Him'

    WEST HARTFORD – Kevin Ollie was at the Mandell Jewish Community Center on Tuesday, announcing a lead gift of $50,000 to build an inclusive court at “Jonathan’s Dream.” Providing opportunities for athletes with disabilities is a...
  • Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project

    Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project
    WEST HARTFORD — Don't look for a press conference, a crowd or a smart, crisp suit the next time Kevin Ollie visits the site of "Jonathan's Dream." Ollie imagines himself sitting on a bench on a summer evening, watching kids play for the sake of...
  • Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday

    Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday
    HARTFORD — As Kevin Ollie looks back on what became one of the biggest decisions of his life, he remembers the little things Howie Dickenman did during the process. "I just remember he was out in L.A. in my parking spot," Ollie said, "and when I...
  • UConn 81, Central Connecticut 48: Wrapping Things Up From The XL Center

    HARTFORD – This was UConn’s last “tune-up.” Central is the last mid-major on the Huskies schedule; the remaining 20 games are in the American Conference, plus true road games at Florida and Stanford. UConn played five games of...
  • 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...