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Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie
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  • UConn Men: Ollie Preaches Chemistry, Which Worked Last Season

    WALLINGFORD — There will be one more chance to celebrate the national championship, at First Night on Friday, but the process of moving forward is well underway for the UConn men. "Our guys have been doing an amazing job of going forward," coach...
  • Kevin Ollie: Huskies Will 'Contest On Defense, Punch On Offense'

    WALLINGFORD - Kevin Ollie met reporters for about 10 minutes before he and Geno Auriemma began their question-and-answer session with UConn alumni and other members of the audience of about 450 on Tuesday night at the Oakdale. Here are highlights...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,"...
  • Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner

    Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner
    My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5. I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...