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Kevin Ollie

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  • 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...
  • UConn 106, Coppin State 85: Wrapping Things Up at XL

    HARTFORD – I’m not one to overact to losses – or to overact to wins, for that matter. So this will be no different. UConn’s 106-85 win over Coppin State was what it was, a badly needed win over an overmatched opponent. It does...
  • Purvis Returns, Helps Offense

    Purvis Returns, Helps Offense
    HARTFORD — Rodney Purvis made it back onto the floor Sunday and contributed to UConn's offense. "Just for him to get back in the swing of things, especially going into Duke, he needed a game like this," Ryan Boatright said. "Get his rhythm, get...
  • 4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: The Table Was Set For Amida Brimah

    4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: The Table Was Set For Amida Brimah
    HARTFORD -- Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. In the aftermath of UConn's 106-85 victory over Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center, here's what we learned: 1. Brimah was ready for a breakthrough: Sure, it...
  • UConn Meets No. 2 Duke; Huskies In Search Of Signature Win

    UConn Meets No. 2 Duke; Huskies In Search Of Signature Win
    STORRS — UConn got its offense in gear against Coppin State, but the Huskies left a few loose ends that must be tightened quickly with the second-ranked Duke Blue Devils up next. "They run off a lot of turnovers," coach Kevin Ollie said after...
  • Kevin Ollie: "A Great Opportunity, and I Want Our Guys to Seize It" ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – UConn-vs.Duke, wall-to-wall. It doesn’t happen every year, so when it does, it’s big. Thursday night is no exception. Tons of content up on courant.com now, with more to come, on the great history and the current...
  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn

    Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jahlil Okafor was in the middle of a historic night. By halftime against Elon, he already had a double-double. "My teammates were in my ear, telling me they wanted me to be dominating," Okafor said after Duke's victory...
  • Duke 66, UConn 56: Wrapping Things Up From Izod Center

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – UConn gave Duke a game. It wasn’t the blowout some feared, or predicted. But it wasn’t the win UConn needed, either. So  there was some pride in the way the Huskies played defense, forcing 19 turnovers and holding...
  • UConn Gives No. 2 Duke A Battle But Loses By 10

    UConn Gives No. 2 Duke A Battle But Loses By 10
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was an NCAA Tournament atmosphere, but UConn was not about to shock anyone this time. The best the Huskies could do, with a spirited effort, was make Duke uncomfortable. But Duke, ranked second in the nation, lived up...