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Kevin Ollie

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  • NCAA Title Game Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn Vs. No. 8 Kentucky

    Site: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas Time: Monday, about 9:10 p.m. TV: CBS (Jim Nantz, Steve Kerr, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 3-1 Last meeting:...
  • From The Ashes Of Nothing To Play For, Ultimate Redemption Is In Sight

    From The Ashes Of Nothing To Play For, Ultimate Redemption Is In Sight
    ARLINGTON, Texas —The team that had nothing to play for last season has a national championship to play for Monday. The rookie coach who had a six-month contract in 2012 can coach for as long as he wants at Storrs now. UConn beat the No. 1...
  • Jim Calhoun Breaks Down The UConn-Kentucky Game

    Jim Calhoun Breaks Down The UConn-Kentucky Game
    Former coach Jim Calhoun broke down the UConn-Kentucky national championship for The Courant: "[Kentucky] has the talent to, during all 40 minutes, make any kind of play. We saw some of those plays [Saturday against Wisconsin], above the rim. One play,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UConn Has Begun Talks To Restructure Ollie's Contract

    UConn Has Begun Talks To Restructure Ollie's Contract
    With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation. Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told The Courant on Friday. A source close to...
  • UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage

    UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage
    NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
  • UConn-Kentucky: Two Underdogs Battle To Be Superman

    UConn-Kentucky: Two Underdogs Battle To Be Superman
    ARLINGTON, Texas — With each step along the route to the mountaintop, UConn's opponent has been built up. St Joseph's? The Hawks were hot, and the Huskies were not. Villanova? The No. 2 seed. Iowa State? Too quick. Michigan State? Too big...
  • UConn! UConn! UConn!

    UConn! UConn! UConn!
    I hope coach Kevin Ollie will be with us a long, long time. There’s already Internet chatter encouraging anyone who’ll listen that the L. A. Lakers should sign him and I’m sure that’s just the beginning of crazy stories designed to...
  • After A Season Of Doubts, Believe In The UConn Men

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers. The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
  • Connecticut's Shabazz Napier is honored after Huskies win NCAA title

    Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier was named on Monday the most outstanding player of the NCAA tournament Final Four. He was joined on the team by Julius Randle of Kentucky and Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels. Meanwhile, though no teams...