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Kevin Ollie

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  • 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...
  • With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started

    With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started
    STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
  • Ollie Has Huskies Filled With Confidence As Postseason Nears

    Ollie Has Huskies Filled With Confidence As Postseason Nears
    STORRS – The postgame ceremonies were over but the emotional ride had not reached its conclusion. Kevin Ollie took the microphone and let 10,000 of his closest friends in on a little secret. "I'm planning to come back here in April and raise a...
  • Louisville Gives UConn No Shot In 81-48 Rout

     Louisville Gives UConn No Shot In 81-48 Rout
    — As the final minutes wound down, Kevin Ollie could only watch as the other team dunked backward, hung on the rim and hit wide-open shots from the perimeter. Ollie, as engaged in coaching and energetic as any man could be, could only sit with...
  • Huskies About To Show If They're Ready For March

    Huskies About To Show If They're Ready For March
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the past couple of years, UConn has played with nothing — or very little — to lose. Following their 33-point humiliation at the hands of national champ Louisville, it should be noted the Huskies have been largely...