| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Monday night in North Texas, the proud son of a Baptist preacher — born in Texas and raised in South Central Los Angeles — led his team to basketball paradise.
University of Connecticut's men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie didn't just...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:39 AM
We all remember when UConn was infamous for a strutting, screaming maniac, fists balled, spewing profanity.
But it used to be the basketball coach, not the anthropology professor.
In 2014, the coach is Kevin Ollie, a reserved fellow who keeps his head...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:18 PM
I hope coach Kevin Ollie will be with us a long, long time. There’s already Internet chatter encouraging anyone who’ll listen that the L. A. Lakers should sign him and I’m sure that’s just the beginning of crazy stories designed to...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Congratulations to my favorite basketball teams! This has happened before in 2004, the men’s team and women’s team both number one in the nation, and it will happen again. The question is when, seven more years? The thing that might change...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:19 PM
UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship.
Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach.
According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Love them or hate them, it seems that selfies aren't going anywhere.
Taking out your phone to take a picture of yourself during a life milestone (if you count standing half naked in front of your bathroom mirror a life milestone) has become second...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:56 AM
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....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:27 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Only nine minutes remained in the NCAA tournament championship when guard Ryan Boatright rolled his ankle.
His mother, Tanesha, watching from the AT&T Stadium stands, knew her son wouldn't budge. That's not how the Boatrights,...