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Kevin Ollie

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  • AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop

    AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop
    In predicted order of finish: UCONN Last year: 32-8, NCAA champion Coach: Kevin Ollie, third season Top players: G Ryan Boatright, Sr.; G Rodney Purvis, So.; C Amida Brimah, So. Keep an eye on: Freshman Daniel Hamilton, an elite recruit, will be...
  • Rodney Purvis Suspended One Game, Will Sit Out UConn Opener

     Rodney Purvis Suspended One Game, Will Sit Out UConn Opener
    STORRS — Rodney Purvis will miss UConn's opener against Bryant because of an NCAA infraction involving summer league participation. Purvis, a redshirt sophomore who transferred from N.C. State, participated in more than one summer league, playing...
  • Men's Capsule: Bryant at No. 17 UConn

    Men's Capsule: Bryant at No. 17 UConn
    Site: Gampel Pavilion Time: Friday, 7 p.m. TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490, Sirius 126 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 1-0 Last meeting: UConn, 88-...
  • Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday

    Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday
    STORRS — The confetti was still on heads and shoulders as Kevin Ollie and his players took the podium at AT&T Stadium. It was familiar, it was comfortable. And when someone tossed out the word, "improbable," Ollie corrected him. "Somebody told...
  • Huskies To Get Rings, Play For Real As Bryant Comes To Gampel

    Huskies To Get Rings, Play For Real As Bryant Comes To Gampel
    STORRS – It was a short offseason, thanks to the run to the championship. But UConn has been eager to get on the court and begin chasing another one. The wait ends. The Huskies begin the new season shorthanded, against potentially troublesome...
  • Jalen Adams Makes It Official, Sends Letter Of Intent To UConn

    Jalen Adams Makes It Official, Sends Letter Of Intent To UConn
    Jalen Adams, one of the top guards in the Class of 2015, signed a national letter of intent to attend UConn beginning next season. "A shout out to all those who helped me through the process," Adams tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "Can't wait to be a...
  • Important Piece Of Puzzle: Old Pal Kevin Freeman Still Force With UConn Men

    Important Piece Of Puzzle: Old Pal Kevin Freeman Still Force With UConn Men
    STORRS — In his role as director of men's basketball administration, Kevin Freeman looks for trouble. “My job has to be visualization,” Freeman said. “I look for the problem that's going to happen.” Whether its organizing...
  • Ryan Boatright: Guided By Aurora's Light

    Ryan Boatright: Guided By Aurora's Light
    AURORA, Ill. — Like steel emerging from the mill, Ryan Boatright had always come through the fire. Even as a kid, he had carried hopes and dreams — his own, others. He had carried burdens and expectations — his own, others. He had...
  • UConn 66, Bryant 53: Wrapping Things Up At Gampel

      STORRS – A few notes, quotes, thoughts from UConn’s win over Bryant to start the season. No need for hand-wringing yet. UConn won going away, outscoring Bryant 38-16  over the last 15 minutes or so, and UConn was shorthanded. There...
  • Ollie Looks To Samuel On Defense

    Ollie Looks To Samuel On Defense
    `STORRS – When Kevin Ollie was looking for a defense troubleshooter, he looked to Terrence Samuel. That much carries over from last season to the new one. "Our defense took over the game in the second half," Ollie said, "and it started with T-...
  • UConn Survives Bryant's Best Shot, 66-53

    UConn Survives Bryant's Best Shot, 66-53
    STORRS — If UConn took anything away from the championship run of 2014, besides the rings that were distributed Friday night, it would be this: The road is hard, and the bumps can come in unexpected places and times. The start of a new season came...