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Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie
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  • For Well-Traveled A.J., Price Is Right In Indy

      A.J. Price, former Huskies guard, appears frequently in the Greater Hartford Pro-Am. Last summer, we had an interesting chat about his career in the NBA, which he knows is going to be nomadic. He talked about Kevin Ollie’s influence, how he...
  • UConn 66, Bryant 53: Wrapping Things Up At Gampel

      STORRS – A few notes, quotes, thoughts from UConn’s win over Bryant to start the season. No need for hand-wringing yet. UConn won going away, outscoring Bryant 38-16  over the last 15 minutes or so, and UConn was shorthanded. There...
  • Ollie Looks To Samuel On Defense

    Ollie Looks To Samuel On Defense
    `STORRS – When Kevin Ollie was looking for a defense troubleshooter, he looked to Terrence Samuel. That much carries over from last season to the new one. "Our defense took over the game in the second half," Ollie said, "and it started with T-...
  • UConn Survives Bryant's Best Shot, 66-53

    UConn Survives Bryant's Best Shot, 66-53
    STORRS — If UConn took anything away from the championship run of 2014, besides the rings that were distributed Friday night, it would be this: The road is hard, and the bumps can come in unexpected places and times. The start of a new season came...
  • 4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Boatright No Trouble Stepping Up

    4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Boatright No Trouble Stepping Up
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those that watch. Following UConn's 66-53 season-opening win vs. Bryant on Friday night, here are FOUR things we learned: 1. No Leadership Void: When a team plays poorly, the twitter/message...
  • Boatright, Filling Napier's Big Shoes, Leads Huskies Past Bryant

    Boatright, Filling Napier's Big Shoes, Leads Huskies Past Bryant
    STORRS — Ryan Boatright knew he was getting his national championship ring in a ceremony before the season opener Friday night. What he didn't know was that his national championship mom Tanesha was going to be at Gampel Pavilion. "She surprised...
  • UConn Counting On Three Improving Sophomores

    UConn Counting On Three Improving Sophomores
    STORRS — After an uncomfortable 15 minutes Friday night, UConn had finally put things in order. The Huskies had built a five-point lead when Terrence Samuel got his hands on the ball and floated one up for Kentan Facey, who dunked it....
  • Amid Football Frenzy, UConn Finds Value, And Championships, In Hoops

    Amid Football Frenzy, UConn Finds Value, And Championships, In Hoops
    On consecutive mornings in New York, Mike Aresco stood at a lectern and sold his conference. The Middletown native and commissioner of the American Athletic Conference began his league's annual basketball media days with a state of the union address that...
  • For Rodney Purvis, It's Good To Get Away ... To UConn

    For Rodney Purvis, It's Good To Get Away ... To UConn
    STORRS — To play major college basketball in your hometown is a dream for many, but it comes with issues. Rodney Purvis stayed in Raleigh, N.C., choosing N.C. State over UConn in 2011. His family and friends got to see him play every game and...
  • Daniel Hamilton: Tenacity Personified, He Will Not Back Down

    Daniel Hamilton: Tenacity Personified, He Will Not Back Down
    STORRS — Daniel Hamilton came back into the house, tears in his eyes, blood running from his nose. “It was the only time I ever heard my father cuss,” said Jordan Hamilton, one of the four basketball-playing brothers. Daniel was a...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Talent Is There, But Finding Magic Is Tricky

    UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Talent Is There, But Finding Magic Is Tricky
    If there were a town called “Statsville,” my picture would probably be up in the post office among the most wanted. Not a big stats guy here. Don't have a problem with stats in baseball, basketball and other sports; it's interesting stuff and...