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Kevin Ollie

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  • 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...
  • UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's In Overtime Thriller

     UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's In Overtime Thriller
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Shabazz Napier's first thoughts are always for his teammates, his team, the final score. And in his performance Thursday night, with its hits, misses and flaws, all of that showed. But when it was over, when UConn had outlasted...
  • NCAA Notebook: Jim Calhoun Still Casts A Big Shadow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person. Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
  • With Bitter Memories, Huskies Plan To Take Care Of Business

    With Bitter Memories, Huskies Plan To Take Care Of Business
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Some of the Huskies know the thrill of winning a national championship, and most know the emptiness of being barred from postseason play. But perhaps the most important experience of all came in between, when UConn lost to Iowa...
  • Kevin Ollie's Playing Career Ranked No. 3 By CBSsports.com

    Kevin Ollie's Playing Career Ranked No. 3 By CBSsports.com
    An editor at cbssports.com came up with a terrific idea and posted it on their site this week. He ranks all 68 college coaches in the men's tournament by their playing careers. Among the interesting tidbits Tony Moss offers: 22 off the 68 actually spent...
  • Jim Calhoun: 'I Have Not Talked To Any School'

    Jim Calhoun: 'I Have Not Talked To Any School'
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – This is the first time in 35 years the Huskies are playing in the NCAA Tournament without Jim Calhoun on their sideline. But that has not stopped the retired coach from attracting attention. ESPN reported Friday that "multiple...
  • While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova

    While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Huskies had gotten off to a staggering start, outrebounded, outshot. An intentional foul had already been called, virtually handing Villanova five points. And now this: Shabazz Napier was called for a charge, his second foul,...
  • In Geno's Mind, Ollie Is No. 1 When It Comes To Seeding

    In Geno's Mind, Ollie Is No. 1 When It Comes To Seeding
    STORRS — Geno Auriemma gets a kick out of it. He clicks on the television, he picks up the paper and there is Kevin Ollie, that noted farmer from South Central LA, talking about planting seeds. He's talking about planting seeds for player growth...
  • Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012

    Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012
    Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State. Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
  • Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories

    Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories
    At least one ACC team has reached the NCAA tournament's regional finals each of the last seven years, and 36 of the last 40. Pressure's on, Virginia. The lone team standing among the ACC's six tournament qualifiers, the Cavaliers face Michigan State...