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Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie
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  • Look At 2014-15: UConn Coach Kevin Ollie Eyes A Team With Many Looks

    Look At 2014-15: UConn Coach Kevin Ollie Eyes A Team With Many Looks
    STORRS — At the end of the day, it was Shabazz Napier's bus. You never knew the route: 0-for-7 one half, 10-for-11 the next. There would be head fakes and fouls until the free throws added up. The miraculous shot, the defiance. It was the ride of a...
  • UConn Men: Road To A 2013-14 Title

    UConn Men: Road To A 2013-14 Title
    There were some bumps along the way, but the Huskies, like in 2011, caught fire at the right time and ran the table as a No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament, winning the school’s fourth national title and first under second-year coach Kevin Ollie. A...
  • UConn vs. Bryant: 'You Play With The Guys You've Got.'

    STORRS – It’s finally here. UConn is ready to open its season, and the quest to repeat as champions, roughly 24 hours from now. Bryant vs. UConn, at Gampel Pavilion, starts at 7 p.m.¬† on Friday. ¬†Lots of content will be going up on our website...
  • AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop

    AAC Men's Preview Capsules: UConn, SMU Cream Of Crop
    In predicted order of finish: UCONN Last year: 32-8, NCAA champion Coach: Kevin Ollie, third season Top players: G Ryan Boatright, Sr.; G Rodney Purvis, So.; C Amida Brimah, So. Keep an eye on: Freshman Daniel Hamilton, an elite recruit, will be...
  • Rodney Purvis Suspended One Game, Will Sit Out UConn Opener

     Rodney Purvis Suspended One Game, Will Sit Out UConn Opener
    STORRS — Rodney Purvis will miss UConn's opener against Bryant because of an NCAA infraction involving summer league participation. Purvis, a redshirt sophomore who transferred from N.C. State, participated in more than one summer league, playing...
  • Men's Capsule: Bryant at No. 17 UConn

    Men's Capsule: Bryant at No. 17 UConn
    Site: Gampel Pavilion Time: Friday, 7 p.m. TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490, Sirius 126 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 1-0 Last meeting: UConn, 88-...
  • Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday

    Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday
    STORRS — The confetti was still on heads and shoulders as Kevin Ollie and his players took the podium at AT&T Stadium. It was familiar, it was comfortable. And when someone tossed out the word, "improbable," Ollie corrected him. "Somebody told...
  • Huskies To Get Rings, Play For Real As Bryant Comes To Gampel

    Huskies To Get Rings, Play For Real As Bryant Comes To Gampel
    STORRS – It was a short offseason, thanks to the run to the championship. But UConn has been eager to get on the court and begin chasing another one. The wait ends. The Huskies begin the new season shorthanded, against potentially troublesome...
  • Jalen Adams Makes It Official, Sends Letter Of Intent To UConn

    Jalen Adams Makes It Official, Sends Letter Of Intent To UConn
    Jalen Adams, one of the top guards in the Class of 2015, signed a national letter of intent to attend UConn beginning next season. "A shout out to all those who helped me through the process," Adams tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "Can't wait to be a...
  • Important Piece Of Puzzle: Old Pal Kevin Freeman Still Force With UConn Men

    Important Piece Of Puzzle: Old Pal Kevin Freeman Still Force With UConn Men
    STORRS — In his role as director of men's basketball administration, Kevin Freeman looks for trouble. “My job has to be visualization,” Freeman said. “I look for the problem that's going to happen.” Whether its organizing...
  • Ryan Boatright: Guided By Aurora's Light

    Ryan Boatright: Guided By Aurora's Light
    AURORA, Ill. — Like steel emerging from the mill, Ryan Boatright had always come through the fire. Even as a kid, he had carried hopes and dreams — his own, others. He had carried burdens and expectations — his own, others. He had...