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Kevin Ollie

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  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Slow Starts Lead To Frustrated Coach

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Slow Starts Lead To Frustrated Coach
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn men's 66-58 loss at Tulsa on Tuesday: 1. Slow starts: UConn has started off slow and has had to come from behind in nearly every game...
  • Nolan Scrambling To Get Minutes

    Nolan Scrambling To Get Minutes
    TULSA, Okla. – UConn's lengthened bench has, for the time being, left junior Phil Nolan scrambling for minutes. "Everybody gets a chance to come in and take care of their minutes and it's a competitive state of mind, where we're at right now,"...
  • UConn Travels To Tulsa For Meeting With Top Team In AAC

    UConn Travels To Tulsa For Meeting With Top Team In AAC
    TULSA, Okla. – Say this for the American Conference: It throws something new at the Huskies just about every week. As they filed off the plane, many, if not all the players, were setting foot in Oklahoma for the first time. On Tuesday they will...
  • UConn Earns A Grueling Win Over Cincinnati

     UConn Earns A Grueling Win Over Cincinnati
    HARTFORD — With 5:57 to play, UConn clinging to a three-point lead, freshman Rakim Lubin wanted in. "He takes the challenge," coach Kevin Ollie said. "There were a couple of guys out there pushing us around. I put Rak in the game and he was like,...
  • Deeper Bench Gives Ollie Plenty To Think About

     Deeper Bench Gives Ollie Plenty To Think About
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie wants something to think about. When it comes to his basketball team, there are problems he wants, problems of a certain kind. "Everybody's coming in an contributing," Ollie said after UConn's 62-56 win over Cincinnati at...
  • UConn 62, Cincinnati 56: Wrapping Things Up At XL

    HARTFORD – No surprises from UConn or Cincinnati. Rough and tumble play, tough defense – 15 turnovers on each side.   The Huskies prevailed, and they needed to. They’re on their way up the RPI ladder now, with a great opportunities...
  • Expect A Typical Cincy-UConn Tussle, Minus A Unique Coach

    Expect A Typical Cincy-UConn Tussle, Minus A Unique Coach
    HARTFORD — The inimitable presence of coach Mick Cronin will be missing when Cincinnati comes to town, but make no mistake, the Bearcats are still playing his style of basketball. "Our guys exemplified what Coach Cronin has built this program on...
  • 'We're Going In The Right Direction:' Notes, Quotes From UConn's Practice at XL

          HARTFORD -  Some news, notes and quotes from UConn’s noontime practice at the XL Center on Tuesday … Backup big man Phil Nolan tweaked his right foot, apparently in the game against Central. He has participated in practice...
  • Amid Football Frenzy, UConn Finds Value, And Championships, In Hoops

    Amid Football Frenzy, UConn Finds Value, And Championships, In Hoops
    On consecutive mornings in New York, Mike Aresco stood at a lectern and sold his conference. The Middletown native and commissioner of the American Athletic Conference began his league's annual basketball media days with a state of the union address that...
  • For Rodney Purvis, It's Good To Get Away ... To UConn

    For Rodney Purvis, It's Good To Get Away ... To UConn
    STORRS — To play major college basketball in your hometown is a dream for many, but it comes with issues. Rodney Purvis stayed in Raleigh, N.C., choosing N.C. State over UConn in 2011. His family and friends got to see him play every game and...
  • Daniel Hamilton: Tenacity Personified, He Will Not Back Down

    Daniel Hamilton: Tenacity Personified, He Will Not Back Down
    STORRS — Daniel Hamilton came back into the house, tears in his eyes, blood running from his nose. “It was the only time I ever heard my father cuss,” said Jordan Hamilton, one of the four basketball-playing brothers. Daniel was a...