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Kevin Ollie

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  • Moving Hamilton To Power Forward Pays Off For UConn

    Moving Hamilton To Power Forward Pays Off For UConn
    STORRS — Daniel Hamilton, like DeAndre Daniels before him, does not have the look of a power forward. That's what makes UConn look so different when it puts them in that position. "It looks like last year, a little bit, with DeAndre," said coach...
  • Samuel Gets The Start

    Samuel Gets The Start
    STORRS — Kevin Ollie, looking for a change of pace, inserted Terrence Samuel into the starting lineup against East Carolina. "It just gives us another ball-handler," the coach said. "It gives T-Sams an opportunity — he got a couple of layups...
  • Huskies Find Right Mix, Beat East Carolina 65-52

    Huskies Find Right Mix, Beat East Carolina 65-52
    STORRS – UConn has spent the season searching for the right combinations, the right matchups, the right formula. Like the jagged pieces of a puzzle, things fell together in the second half on Wednesday night, the Huskies getting dogged defense,...
  • East Carolina Up Next As UConn Tries To Salvage Season

    East Carolina Up Next As UConn Tries To Salvage Season
    STORRS – Whatever the standings say, whatever the RPI says, whatever the bracket experts indicate, the schedule must dictate UConn's approach. There are 10 games left in the regular season, 10 games to accomplish something. "We're still...
  • Nolan Out With Strained Hamstring

    Nolan Out With Strained Hamstring
    HOUSTON — The Huskies' bench got shorter on Sunday. Junior forward Phil Nolan, who strained his right hamstring at Cincinnati, was not available. "It happened at the end of the first half," Nolan said. While Nolan did not provide a lot of...
  • UConn vs. Houston: Notes and Quotes From The Lobby

    HOUSTON – The problem with “must win” games is … what happens if you don’t win?  Nearly all games are must win, for one reason or another, but win or lose the season goes on ... and on. So here the Huskies are, in Houston....
  • Cincinnati 70, UConn 58: Wrapping Things Up At Fifth Third Arena

        CINCINNATI – UConn-Cincinnati games are usually ugly, so was this one. The difference: This game was only ugly on one side. The Huskies didn’t show up, and or at least that’s what it looked like. And when a team is playing for...
  • Sam Cassell Out For Four Weeks

    Sam Cassell Out For Four Weeks
    CINCINNATI — UConn will be without guard Sam Cassell Jr. for at least four weeks. Cassell, who has a stress fracture in his right tibia, arrived in Cincinnati using crutches. He has had the stress fracture for a while, and the UConn medical...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Numbers Game All About Finding Advantage

    UConn Men's Insider: Numbers Game All About Finding Advantage
    CINCINNATI — Kevin Ollie often describes himself as a "coach-by-feel" type. He goes by what he sees. But that doesn't suggest an old-schooler's disdain for modern statistical analytics. It's a tool in his toolbox, and it's a part of his game plans,...
  • Cincinnati Coach Says Meeting With UConn Will Be 'Rock Fight'

    Cincinnati Coach Says Meeting With UConn Will Be 'Rock Fight'
    CINCINNATI — UConn and Cincinnati played one of their typical games, physical and defense-driven, at the XL Center on Jan. 10. Larry Davis, the Bearcats' interim coach, expects more of the same when the teams get together again Thursday night at...
  • UConn at Cincinnati: Notes and Quotes From The Lobby

          CINCINNATI – After practicing at UConn on Wednesday afternoon, the Huskies boarded their plane and flew to Cincinnati, arriving at their hotel about 8:45 p.m. There was some news: Sam Cassell Jr. has a stress fracture in his right...