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Kevin Ollie

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  • Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters

    Shabazz Napier Next UConn Guard To Test NBA Waters
    Thirty-eight players from UConn have been chosen in the NBA draft, beginning with Toby Kimball in 1965, and 18 have gone in the first round. The Huskies have made a habit of sending quality guards to the NBA. Shabazz Napier, projected to be drafted in the...
  • Purvis Good Fit For UConn, Says Former Teammate Warren

    NEW YORK — T.J. Warren, from North Carolina State, one of the potential first-round picks in New York, expects his former teammate, Rodney Purvis, to do well at UConn. "Rodney was a hard worker. A guy who always was a competitor," Warren said....
  • Sam Cassell Jr. Ready To Make Name For Himself At UConn

    Sam Cassell Jr. Ready To Make Name For Himself At UConn
    STORRS – Wherever he goes, the Cassell brand follows Sam Cassell Jr., a point guard like his father, who played the position for 16 seasons in NBA. Now the younger Cassell is at UConn, where expectations are high for any player, and he welcomes it...
  • UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards

    UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards
    STORRS — Watching UConn play the past couple of years, one area of need has stood out. Muscle. Freshman Rakim Lubin, who began classes this week, envisions himself muscling his way into the Huskies mix. "Physicality and a lot of rebounding, that'...
  • On Any Given Night ...

    The pro-am summer basketball league, once in Hartford and now in Waterbury, offers a lively blend of basketball and on any given night you might just see a bunch of familiar faces and surprise guests. Last season's championship series: Harte Nissan swept...
  • Georgia lands former UConn recruit Jackson

    The Sports Xchange Georgia lands former UConn recruit Jackson Point guard Will "Turtle" Jackson has decommitted from the University of Connecticut to stay closer to home to play for the University of Georgia. Jackson committed to the national...
  • UConn Basketball Recruit Will Jackson Headed To Georgia

    Just a week after highly touted point guard Jalen Adams said he will join Kevin Ollie's program, another UConn recruit changed his mind. Will Jackson, from Athens, Ga., decommitted from UConn and said Monday he will stay home and attend the University of...
  • Greater Hartford Pro-Am Begins 18th Season, 2nd In Waterbury

     Greater Hartford Pro-Am Begins 18th Season, 2nd In Waterbury
    As he prepares for the 18th year of the Greater Hartford Pro-Am Summer Basketball Showcase, organizer and founder Peter Higgins is a man in motion. Higgins is finalizing rosters and schedules, courting players of all levels, and ironing out the final...
  • Dropping In: UConn Hoop Teams Visit Obama At White House

    UConn Hoops Teams Visit Obama At White House
    WASHINGTON – UConn basketball teams are becoming regular visitors at the White House. But Stefanie Dolson always finds a way to make these photo ops more than routine. She did it last year by putting up bunny ears behind President Barack Obama....
  • George Karl expects phone call from Lakers regarding coaching position

    The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself. "Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
  • Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list

    Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list
    The Lakers' coaching list keeps growing. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has been added as a candidate. It's not the first time Williams will have been approached by the Lakers. He was not interested in coaching them in 2004 after Phil Jackson's first...