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Kevin Ollie

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  • Sam Cassell Out For Four Weeks

    Sam Cassell Out For Four Weeks
    CINCINNATI — UConn will be without guard Sam Cassell Jr. for at least four weeks. Cassell, who has a stress fracture in his right tibia, arrived in Cincinnati using crutches. He has had the stress fracture for a while, and the UConn medical...
  • Cincinnati 70, UConn 58: Wrapping Things Up At Fifth Third Arena

        CINCINNATI – UConn-Cincinnati games are usually ugly, so was this one. The difference: This game was only ugly on one side. The Huskies didn’t show up, and or at least that’s what it looked like. And when a team is playing for...
  • Cincinnati Coach Says Meeting With UConn Will Be 'Rock Fight'

    Cincinnati Coach Says Meeting With UConn Will Be 'Rock Fight'
    CINCINNATI — UConn and Cincinnati played one of their typical games, physical and defense-driven, at the XL Center on Jan. 10. Larry Davis, the Bearcats' interim coach, expects more of the same when the teams get together again Thursday night at...
  • 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...