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Kevin Ollie

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  • UConn Tops No. 2 Seed Villanova, Advances To Sweet 16 In NYC

    UConn Tops No. 2 Seed Villanova, Advances To Sweet 16 In NYC
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn was losing and its best player, its all-everything player, was going to the bench, probably for a long stretch. "He told me, go in there and do what you do," said freshman Terrence Samuel, who replaced Shabazz Napier. For...
  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • No. 5 Louisville wins AAC championship

    No. 5 Louisville wins AAC championship
    If the No. 5 Louisville Cardinals are just getting warmed up, no one is going to want to be in their part of the NCAA bracket. The Cardinals continued their dominating run to win the first American Athletic Conference tournament championship,...
  • NCAA Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn vs. No. 2 Seed Villanova

    NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
  • Napier Leads A Category That He Really Shouldn't

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal. Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...
  • Academic Progress: Two Smart Decisions In Storrs

    Academic Progress: Two Smart Decisions In Storrs
    DeAndre Daniels announced Friday that he is entering the NBA draft. Ryan Boatright announced he is staying at UConn for his senior season. They made the correct decisions. The two three-pointers in a 102-second span that turned Florida's 16-4 lead...
  • A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team

     A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team
    The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue. Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier? Now that...
  • Husky Day At Capitol: Ollie Says Silver Made Right Call

    Husky Day At Capitol: Ollie Says Silver Made Right Call
    HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life. "It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
  • With D'Antoni Out, Ollie's Name Surfaces Amid Lakers Rumors

    With D'Antoni Out, Ollie's Name Surfaces Amid Lakers Rumors
    UConn coach Kevin Ollie has become the subject of speculation on both coasts and most places in between as the Los Angeles Lakers began their search for a new coach. The Lakers job opened when Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday night. By Thursday morning,...
  • UConn Has Begun Talks To Restructure Ollie's Contract

    UConn Has Begun Talks To Restructure Ollie's Contract
    With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation. Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told The Courant on Friday. A source close to...
  • Prof Tries Yelling To Enlighten Evolution Denier

    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...