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Kevin Ollie

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  • Kevin Ollie: 'Sooner Or Later, We're Going To Burst Out'

    Kevin Ollie spoke with Connecticut reporters via teleconference Sunday – starting with a new Ollie-ism, as you shall see. The Huskies face Columbia, another good Ivy League team, in Bridgeport on Monday night (plenty of seats still available), and...
  • Huskies Can't Look Past Columbia

    BRIDGEPORT — The Huskies have some idea how this works. Niels Giffey, after he spent a summer with the German national team, returned to Storrs a different, more assertive player last season, and that should still be fresh in their minds. So...
  • Samuel's Injury Rehab Pays Off, Gives UConn Crucial Minutes

    Samuel's Injury Rehab Pays Off, Gives UConn Crucial Minutes
    BRIDGEPORT – Terrence Samuel sprained his right foot late in the game against Duke last Thursday, and by the pain he appeared to be in as he left the building, his chances of playing four days later did not look good. He didn't practice Saturday,...
  • UConn 80, Columbia 65: Wrapping Things Up At Webster Bank Arena

    BRIDGEPORT – Twas three nights before Christmas and all through the lot, something was stirring – UConn’s jump shot.   Three-pointers were falling through the cylinder with flare, under Rodney Purvis’ jumper there was finally...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Purvis Helps Break Shooting Slump

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Purvis Helps Break Shooting Slump
    BRIDGEPORT – Sooner or later, shots were going to fall. Kevin Ollie kept saying it, kept believing it. It happened on a fairly unfamiliar court, at the Webster Bank Arena, but it happened Monday night. The Huskies broke out of their shooting slump...
  • UConn's Daniel Hamilton Answers 'Callouts' In Win Against Columbia

    BRIDGEPORT — There are times when Daniel Hamilton looks very much like a freshman, such as early in the game on Monday night as Columbia was running a clinic on its motion offense. And there are times when Hamilton shows the toughness of a veteran,...
  • With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench

    With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench
    TAMPA, Fla. — At the start of the season, when a team like UConn would normally experiment with more players, the Huskies were playing shorthanded. In the opener against Bryant, the Huskies were missing Rodney Purvis, who was serving an NCAA...
  • Kevin Ollie on Howie Dickenman: 'It's Going To Be An Honor To Coach Against Him'

    WEST HARTFORD – Kevin Ollie was at the Mandell Jewish Community Center on Tuesday, announcing a lead gift of $50,000 to build an inclusive court at “Jonathan’s Dream.” Providing opportunities for athletes with disabilities is a...
  • Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project

    Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project
    WEST HARTFORD — Don't look for a press conference, a crowd or a smart, crisp suit the next time Kevin Ollie visits the site of "Jonathan's Dream." Ollie imagines himself sitting on a bench on a summer evening, watching kids play for the sake of...
  • Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday

    Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday
    HARTFORD — As Kevin Ollie looks back on what became one of the biggest decisions of his life, he remembers the little things Howie Dickenman did during the process. "I just remember he was out in L.A. in my parking spot," Ollie said, "and when I...
  • UConn 81, Central Connecticut 48: Wrapping Things Up From The XL Center

    HARTFORD – This was UConn’s last “tune-up.” Central is the last mid-major on the Huskies schedule; the remaining 20 games are in the American Conference, plus true road games at Florida and Stanford. UConn played five games of...