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Kevin Ollie

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  • With D'Antoni Out, Ollie's Name Surfaces Amid Lakers Rumors

    With D'Antoni Out, Ollie's Name Surfaces Amid Lakers Rumors
    UConn coach Kevin Ollie has become the subject of speculation on both coasts and most places in between as the Los Angeles Lakers began their search for a new coach. The Lakers job opened when Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday night. By Thursday morning,...
  • Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke

    Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke
    STORRS – Niels Giffey, about to bookend his UConn career with trips to the Final Four, considered one championship run as a freshman and the final step toward another as a senior. When UConn arrived in Houston in 2011, Giffey was at the tail end...
  • Matter Of Perception: Can Huge Stadium Affect Shooter's Eye?

    Matter Of Perception: Can Huge Stadium Affect Shooter's Eye?
    ARLINGTON, Texas – The doors to AT&T Stadium opened to reporters at 9 a.m. on Thursday and the first sounds that could be heard were Kevin Ollie's voice, reverberating throughout the cavernous arena. From the distant concourse, UConn players and...
  • Florida's Donovan Counting On Wilbekin To Slow Shabazz

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the second game of their season, the Florida Gators traveled to Madison, Wisc., to face the nationally ranked Badgers. The Gators, then ranked 11th in the country, lost to No. 20 Wisconsin. A few weeks later, Florida's journey...
  • Kevin Ollie Has A Special Guest At Final Four

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie is fielding dozens of requests for tickets from family and friends in the Dallas area, but he will have one special guest at the Final Four: his mother. "She was cleared to fly, she has been going through chemo at...
  • Florida's Michael Frazier II always gives it his best shot

    Florida's Michael Frazier II always gives it his best shot
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Tipoff at Mississippi was set for 11 a.m. It was not early enough for Florida shooting guard Michael Frazier II. While his teammates were sleeping before the Southeastern Conference game in February, Frazier was on the court...
  • Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn Vs. No. 1 Seed Florida

    Site: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas Time: Saturday, 6:09 p.m. TV: TBS (Jim Nantz, Steve Kerr, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson); truTV (Eric Frede, Donny Marshall, Swin Cash) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)...
  • Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out

    Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The foundation was shaking under the UConn basketball program and players were fleeing. Facing a postseason ban because it failed to meet NCAA academic standards, UConn saw Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe Smith, and Michael Bradley...
  • UConn's Kevin Ollie Continues To Improve The Landscape

    UConn's Kevin Ollie Continues To Improve The Landscape
    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie's mother wanted to get him out of South Central Los Angeles in the summer. And she wanted her son to maintain a relationship with his father, even though they lived 1,200 miles apart. So Dorothy Ollie, an ordained...
  • There's A Reason For UConn's Success At Free-Throw Line

    There's A Reason For UConn's Success At Free-Throw Line
    ARLINGTON, Texas — UConn was in a free-throw shooting funk and Glen Miller was searching for a solution. Miller, director of basketball administration on Jim Calhoun's staff four years ago, was surfing the Internet when he discovered a video...
  • Dog or 'Cats? NCAA tournament offers a surprise final

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Well everyone had it wrong — you, me, the postman and the NCAA selection committee. All that teeth-gnashing over tournament seeding has produced an NCAA championship game between a No. 7 and No. 8. Let's hear it for a...