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Kevin Ollie

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  • 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...
  • Terrence Samuel: 'Got to step up. That's all it is.' ... UConn-Florida Notes, Quotes From The Lobby

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A brutal day of travel, to be expected this time of year, but I made it to the Huskies’ hotel for some early evening interviews. The latest: Ryan Boatright again did not practice. He is not ruled out for the game...
  • 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 81, Central Connecticut 48: Wrapping Things Up From The XL Center

    HARTFORD – This was UConn’s last “tune-up.” Central is the last mid-major on the Huskies schedule; the remaining 20 games are in the American Conference, plus true road games at Florida and Stanford. UConn played five games of...
  • UConn Gets Contributions Everywhere To Rout Central

    UConn Gets Contributions Everywhere To Rout Central
    HARTFORD — What was left of UConn's biggest home crowd of the season was booing as the game ended Sunday. The Huskies may have won in a walk, but they fell one point short of threshold that would have triggered free buffalo wings for fans at a...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Omar Calhoun Is Buying In

    HARTFORD -- The UConn men have seen the last of the mid-majors on the schedule. Ten games down, 20 to go, and all remaining games are against the AAC or power five conferences. The final tuneup was an 81-48 win over CCSU on Sunday, a solid effort...
  • Kentan Facey Playing Solid Minutes After Scout Team Seasoning

    Kentan Facey Playing Solid Minutes After Scout Team Seasoning
    HARTFORD – The old puzzle for a college student: How do you get a job without experience, or experience without a job? Kentan Facey, relatively new to basketball when he came to UConn, had to catch up with a game that moved too fast for him,...
  • For Kevin Ollie, Fran Dunphy, Comparing Basketball Notes Goes Back A Long Way

    HARTFORD - Kevin Ollie has been in many places, over many times, and never missed a chance to make a basketball ¬†friend, to pick a basketball brain. It’s something that endeared him to basketball folk long before anyone dreamed he would one day be...