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Kevin Ollie

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  • They've Been Flawless When It Counted The Most

    NASHVILLE — History demanded perfection. For without perfection Tuesday night in this state where Pat Summitt ruled as basketball royalty, there would be no history for UConn and Geno Auriemma. The game demanded perfection. For without perfection...
  • Kevin Ollie Gets Nice Financial Bonus From UConn Title Run

    Kevin Ollie Gets Nice Financial Bonus From UConn Title Run
    Not only did coach Kevin Ollie restore a sense of pride to the UConn men's basketball program by leading the Huskies to the national championship Monday night, he put a little more money in his wallet. Ollie's contract, which is a public record, calls...
  • Hysterically Historic

    Hysterically Historic
    Congratulations to my favorite basketball teams! This has happened before in 2004, the men’s team and women’s team both number one in the nation, and it will happen again. The question is when, seven more years? The thing that might change...
  • 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...
  • UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly

    UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly
    HARTFORD — On a Saturday afternoon when UConn upended No. 11 Cincinnati in a sport we are still trying to identify, there are a few things you should know. The Huskies won 51-45 without scoring a basket in the final 7:39 of what would be the lowest...
  • UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight

     UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight
    HARTFORD — The Huskies weren't expecting any less, or any more. They knew the kind of game Cincinnati would make it, and they were ready to rumble. "I told them it was going to be 90 percent punches and 10 percent plays," coach Kevin Ollie said...
  • UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling

     UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie is demanding. He's an early riser, passionate about his physical fitness, nearly every minute of his day scheduled. Ollie expects the same of his players; when they don't perform well, he'll say it emphatically, and he...
  • UConn's Senior Day Honorees

    UConn will honor its seniors before the 7 p.m. game at Gampel on Wednesday: Shabazz Napier: The only Huskies player to get more than 1,500 points and 500 assists, he has played 132 games, starting 87, averaging 13.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 1.8...
  • Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah

    Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program. Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring. "I remember Niels...
  • An Emotional Night For Seniors

    STORRS — One by one they came out for their moment. Accompanied by family, the Huskies' seniors were honored before the game against Rutgers, their last at Gampel Pavilion. "I want to thank my seniors for providing me with loyalty, for providing...
  • Huskies Beat Rutgers In Regular Season Home Finale

    Huskies Beat Rutgers In Regular Season Home Finale
    STORRS – The emotion of Senior Night was everything it was expected to be and more, but it ended and there was business to be transacted. It was a little trickier business than anticipated, but the Huskies shrugged off their celebration and took...