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Kevin Ollie

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  • UConn Soccer Getting $8M Gift; Hoop Facility Next In Line

    UConn Soccer Getting $8M Gift; Hoop Facility Next In Line
    Tony Rizza, a former UConn soccer player and a highly successful investment manager, has made the largest gift ever to UConn athletics. The $8 million gift, targeted for a new soccer stadium is scheduled to be announced Monday at a campus press...
  • UConn Men Come Under The Eyes Of NBA Scouts, Too

    UConn Men Come Under The Eyes Of NBA Scouts, Too
    It certainly didn’t get as much attention as Kentucky’s “draft combine,” in which scouts from all 30 teams will be on campus watching John Calipari’s current team this weekend ... But UConn, quietly, had about a dozen NBA...
  • In The American, There is UConn, SMU ... And The Rest

    It’s that time of year, the time when we work on the special basketball preview section which comes out in early November. We’ll talk more about its contents as we get closer, but as always it will be extensive. Meantime, as part of that work,...
  • Team Kevin vs. Team Geno: Vote For First Night Match-Ups You Want To See

    If you’re going to first night, or even if not, you can play a role in shaping the festivities. UConn is giving fans a chance to vote for the matchups they want to see in the co-ed, Team Kevin vs. Team Geno scrimmage. There are three options up...
  • Jacobs Keeps His Word And Walks It Off

    Jacobs Keeps His Word And Walks It Off
    STORRS — Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs has always done his best to talk the 'talk.' On Sunday, it was his turn to walk the walk — all 26 miles of it. Nearly seven months after he promised readers he would walk from Hartford to...
  • Kevin Ollie, Geno Auriemma On Stage At The Oakdale in "An Evening With Champions"

    Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma will appear at “An Evening With Champions,” an event sponsored by the UConn Alumni Association at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. Rebecca Lobo will moderate the discussion, which will...
  • Huskies Fight Through it; Notes and Quotes from UConn's First Practice

    STORRS – The first day of practice is history. The Huskies went at it for about 3 ½ hours. The first segment was in the old Guyer  gym. Why? Maybe Kevin Ollie liked the tough, spartan surroundings to get things started off. Lot of running,...
  • Ollie Aims To Get Huskies In Fast-Break Shape

     Ollie Aims To Get Huskies In Fast-Break Shape
    STORRS — The Huskies spent much of their first practice running, and the rest of it wrestling for rebounds. It was a grueling 31/2 hours, but there was, as always, a purpose. "We want to be a better fast-breaking team than we were last year,"...
  • On The Fly: What Was Jeter's Party All About?

    So really, what did you expect Derek Jeter to do in retirement? Grocery shop? He may soon, if you believe the latest nugget TMZ Sports has uncovered. Jeter supposedly was or is hosting a secret shindig at a historic castle on Long Island this weekend....
  • Amida Brimah First UConn Player To Cross Husky Run Finish Line

    Amida Brimah First UConn Player To Cross Husky Run Finish Line
    STORRS - Amida Brimah is UConn's biggest player. In the Husky Run, he also proved to be the fastest. "That's probably the first time in history a big man has won," coach Kevin Ollie said after Brimah, the 7-foot, 230-pound sophomore finished first among...
  • The Husky Run: "Official Results"

    STORRS - Here are the official results of the Husky Run: Amida Brimah 20:22 Omar Calhoun 20:51 Kevin Ollie 21:25 Kentan Facey 21:48 Ryan Boatright 21:50 Terrence Samuel 22:12 Terrance Ditimi 23:07 Jason Pellum 23:11 Dan Guest 23:29 Daniel Hamilton 24:01...