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Kevin Ollie

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  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Too Much 'I' In Huskies

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Too Much 'I' In Huskies
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. In the aftermath of UConn's 45-44 loss to Yale on Friday night at Gampel Pavilion, here's what we learned: 1. Teammwork missing in action: This has not been an issue in a...
  • Ollie Says UConn Hit Bottom With Loss To Yale

    Ollie Says UConn Hit Bottom With Loss To Yale
    STORRS — Not long ago, the task for UConn was to put all the pieces together. Now, after three consecutive losses, the Huskies need to pick up the pieces. "I don't think the chemistry of the team is what it was last year," said sophomore Amida...
  • Huskies Returning To Garden to Play Maryland in Jimmy V Classic

    The Huskies continue to build formidable and unforgiving nonconference schedules for the future. On Monday, ESPN announced its participants for the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden December and UConn, which will play Maryland, is in the field....
  • Peek At Future: UConn Recruit Jalen Adams Looks Impressive

    Peek At Future: UConn Recruit Jalen Adams Looks Impressive
    MONTVILLE – Jalen Adams saw one player between him and the basket, and it was no contest. He vaulted and scored on a dunk. Then he landed and roared. A few minutes later, it happened again. This time he got a technical foul. "I got a little...
  • Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game

    Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game
    STORRS – UConn has had a week to digest its last-second loss to Yale, and a week for injuries to heal. But it does not appear the Huskies will be at full strength when they face Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center. "It's the same," coach...
  • Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out

    Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out
    STORRS — There is no feeling in the world for an athlete like the feeling of being needed. Omar Calhoun has been needed. If, against Texas, Calhoun had hit one three-pointer — something he hasn't even attempted since the AAC tournament final...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'They've Got Faith, I've Got Faith In Them;' Notes, Quotes From Huskies Practice

      STORRS – Vince Lombardi had a theory. A coach’s demeanor has to be “the opposite of what he feels.” When things are going well, and everyone is praising the team, a coach wants to praise them ,too. But that’s the time...
  • Teams In AAC Know They Have To Boost Nonconference Schedules

    NEW YORK — The American Athletic Conference didn't get much respect last spring from the committee that seeds teams in the NCAA Tournament. UConn, the eventual national champion, was a No. 7 seed. Louisville, projected to be a No. 1 or No. 2 seed,...
  • Five For UConn Tonight: No Omar Calhoun, But Rodney Purvis Unleashed

    Five For UConn Tonight: No Omar Calhoun, But Rodney Purvis Unleashed
    The Huskies open with an exhibition game against Southern, which is ranked second in NCAA Division II. Here are some things to know: 1.Omar Calhoun sprained the MCL in his right knee Oct. 28 and was expected to miss at least a week. He has not practiced...
  • UConn 70, Southern 62: Wrapping Things Up From Gampel

     STORRS – Just some quick notes, quotes and thoughts on UConn’s uncomfortably close 80-62 win over Southern. This was actually a good night for UConn. Kevin Ollie was terse, but that is also good. He had ample reason to be annoyed, and now...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Would Be Lucky With This Diamond

    UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Would Be Lucky With This Diamond
    Many big men are considered "projects" when they get to college. But primary UConn recruiting target Diamond Stone, 6 feet 10 and 250 pounds, appears to be no diamond in the rough, says his high school coach. "I remember seeing him in eighth grade,"...