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Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie
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  • Pride In Defense Keeps Huskies Confident

    Pride In Defense Keeps Huskies Confident
    HARTFORD — Second by second, UConn's grip tightened, gaps were filled; the basket must've looked smaller and more distant as each Cincinnati possession petered out. "We know that once we play defense," Rodney Purvis said, after UConn closed out...
  • 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

    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...
  • Looking To Build On Florida Win, UConn Eager To Take On USF

    Looking To Build On Florida Win, UConn Eager To Take On USF
    TAMPA, Fla. — Things have changed for UConn. For much of the basketball season, the task has been bouncing back. Now, it's doubling down — building on the biggest win of the season. The Huskies beat Florida in Gainesville on Saturday and...
  • UConn 58, South Florida 44: Wrapping Things Up At Sun Dome

      TAMPA, Fla. – A rugged start, but a fast finish for the Huskies tonight. Not a whole lot to say about this one; it was a game UConn had to win, a game they were supposed to win and they won it by 14. The main takeaway was UConn’s bench,...
  • After Slow Start, Huskies Take Control, Beat USF 58-44

    After Slow Start, Huskies Take Control, Beat USF 58-44
    TAMPA, Fla. — A lot of players came and went for UConn, Kevin Ollie subbing in clusters almost like a hockey coach. But late in the first half, the Huskies found the right combination and seized control. Finishing the half with a flourish, and...
  • With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench

    With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench
    TAMPA, Fla. — At the start of the season, when a team like UConn would normally experiment with more players, the Huskies were playing shorthanded. In the opener against Bryant, the Huskies were missing Rodney Purvis, who was serving an NCAA...
  • UConn Rallies To Beat Florida, 63-59

    UConn Rallies To Beat Florida, 63-59
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ryan Boatright couldn't jump, couldn't take his quick first step. But these were no ordinary times for the Huskies, and no time to sit out. "I knew this game could save our season," Boatright said after scoring 14 points and...
  • UConn 63, Florida 59: Notes, Quotes, Wrapping Things Up In Gainesville

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A good day to be a UConn fan, or, at least, a better day than some of the others. UConn got itself a true road win over a “power five’ conference team, did it in gritty fashion.   Before getting giddy, one must...