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Kevin Ollie

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  • That's A Wrap: Ollie, Calhoun, And The Hug

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie, headed to his first Final Four, and former UConn coach Jim Calhoun embraced after the Huskies defeated Michigan State 60-54 Sunday. "He just said, 'I'm proud of you, keep doing what you're doing, keep battling and thinking...
  • Coach Kevin Ollie recalls UConn's win against Gators

    Coach Kevin Ollie recalls UConn's win against Gators
    UConn's 65-64 buzzer-beating win against the Gators on Dec. 2 continues to resonate months later with Huskies coach Kevin Ollie. Ollie said the game showed him a lot about his squad and gave him insights into the Gators that should come in handy when...
  • Michael Hunt: Wisconsin's Bohannon eyeing the political stage

    ARLINGTON, Texas Chances are good that Zach Bohannon will have no outward impact on the Wisconsin-Kentucky outcome Saturday night. The Final Four stage is reserved for precocious Kentucky freshmen and instant stars like Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky....
  • Ollie Proud To Be Role Model For African American Coaches

    A recent study suggested that the hiring of African American coaches for major college programs has declined. So Kevin Ollie, on the national stage now that UConn is in the Final Four, can serve as an important model. He embraces that responsibility....
  • UConn Roars Back Against MSU; Reaches Final Four

    UConn Roars Back Against MSU; Reaches Final Four
    NEW YORK — The trends were all going against UConn, a position in which the Huskies have found themselves many times, in many ways, the past couple of years. Michigan State had built a nine-point lead when coach Kevin Ollie called time out. "And...
  • UConn defeats Kentucky for NCAA title

    ARLINGTON, Texas On senior night, Kevin Ollie made a promise to the Connecticut fans. He would bring his team back in April with a banner. The Huskies promptly lost their next game at Louisville, 81-48. They lost to the Cardinals again in the American...
  • Kentucky's late-season dream comes up one win short

    ARLINGTON, Texas Kentucky's storybook run through the NCAA Tournament lacked one essential element: a happy ending. A 60-54 loss to Connecticut on Monday night deprived Kentucky of its ninth national championship. The Cats showed the resiliency that...
  • Kevin Ollie Takes The Stairs, And It's Paying Off

    Kevin Ollie Takes The Stairs, And It's Paying Off
    NEW YORK — Positioned perfectly at the intersection of resilience and jubilation, Kevin Ollie slowly climbed the ladder to snip the final cord of net that tightly, securely ties the past and present of UConn basketball. "I was really taking my...
  • Next up for Gators: UConn upsets Michigan State, advances to Final Four

    By Dom Amore Tribune Newspapers NEW YORK — Conference realignment rocked the landscape, the man who built the program into a national power retired on the eve of a season, and the NCAA forced them to spend last March in postseason purgatory. But...
  • Mark Whicker: Winners and loser in the Madness

    A sporting event, like everything else, is much better when it's felt, not thought. When all the analysis crumbles like a house of cards and all the feelings burst through the pores at the 3-point line as the clock races down, you know you're at the NCAA...
  • UConn's Napier slays Spartans

    NEW YORK Connecticut was the school searching for a home when the conference musical chairs stopped last year. UConn was the school that could not play in the 2013 Big East or NCAA Tournaments because of low Academic Progress Rate scores. This UConn...