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Kevin Ollie

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  • Boatright Sits A Bit, Then Fires Up Huskies To Win

    Boatright Sits A Bit, Then Fires Up Huskies To Win
    HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright came out of the game, sat down, exhaled and began to think. "When I was on the bench, I just saw that we were playing South Florida and it's like the youngest team in America and we're only up two points," Boatright said,...
  • Purvis Likes Role Of Playing Off The Bench

     Purvis Likes Role Of Playing Off The Bench
    HARTFORD — Playing off the bench seems to agree with Rodney Purvis, and he with the role. "I'm perfectly fine. I'm for the team," said Purvis, who scored 17 points in 27 minutes off the bench in the win over South Florida on Sunday. "If I come in,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ollie Says Huskies Were Embarrassed At Stanford

    Ollie Says Huskies Were Embarrassed At Stanford
    STANFORD, Calif. — The looks on the faces, the slow trudging down the hallway — the air of defeat was all around the Huskies as they departed Maples Pavilion on Saturday night. Coach Kevin Ollie was throwing the word "embarrassing" out there...
  • Stanford 72, UConn 59: Wrapping Things Up At Maples Pavilion

    STANFORD, Calif. – A total mauling on the boards tonight, that’s about all you can say following UConn’s latest loss. It’s not a shock, because Stanford’s big men were bigger, thicker, more experienced, and they quickly ...
  • UConn Falls To Stanford, 72-59

    UConn Falls To Stanford, 72-59
    STANFORD, Calif. — UConn ran into a brick wall at Stanford, a frontcourt that the Huskies could not match in muscle, experience or, it turned out, desire. And as a result they're returning from a long, important road trip battered and bruised....
  • Omar Calhoun Gets A Start For UConn

    Omar Calhoun Gets A Start For UConn
    STANFORD, Calif. — After more than a year, Omar Calhoun has worked his way back into UConn's starting lineup. Calhoun, a junior, got his first start of the season Saturday night, replacing Rodney Purvis as the No. 2-guard against Stanford as coach...
  • UConn vs. Stanford: Notes, Quotes, Thoughts From Palo Alto

    PALO ALTO, Calif.  – Spent the last couple of days doing interviews with UConn in the lobby of its hotel, and with Stanford over at Maples Pavilion this afternoon. Big game, no question about it. The Huskies, 76th in RPI, need it. Stanford, at No....
  • Pride In Defense Keeps Huskies Confident

    Pride In Defense Keeps Huskies Confident
    HARTFORD — Second by second, UConn's grip tightened, gaps were filled; the basket must've looked smaller and more distant as each Cincinnati possession petered out. "We know that once we play defense," Rodney Purvis said, after UConn closed out...