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Kevin Ollie

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  • UConn Men's Insider: Numbers Game All About Finding Advantage

    UConn Men's Insider: Numbers Game All About Finding Advantage
    CINCINNATI — Kevin Ollie often describes himself as a "coach-by-feel" type. He goes by what he sees. But that doesn't suggest an old-schooler's disdain for modern statistical analytics. It's a tool in his toolbox, and it's a part of his game plans,...
  • Cincinnati Coach Says Meeting With UConn Will Be 'Rock Fight'

    Cincinnati Coach Says Meeting With UConn Will Be 'Rock Fight'
    CINCINNATI — UConn and Cincinnati played one of their typical games, physical and defense-driven, at the XL Center on Jan. 10. Larry Davis, the Bearcats' interim coach, expects more of the same when the teams get together again Thursday night at...
  • UConn at Cincinnati: Notes and Quotes From The Lobby

          CINCINNATI – After practicing at UConn on Wednesday afternoon, the Huskies boarded their plane and flew to Cincinnati, arriving at their hotel about 8:45 p.m. There was some news: Sam Cassell Jr. has a stress fracture in his right...
  • UConn's Amida Brimah Finds Fouls Lessen His Impact

    UConn's Amida Brimah Finds Fouls Lessen His Impact
    HARTFORD — Amida Brimah's presence on the court is unmistakable. At 7 feet 1 he's hard to miss, his booming voice can't be ignored and the difficulty opponents have scoring when he's "protecting the rim" is all over the stat sheets. Equally...
  • Purvis Likes Role Of Playing Off The Bench

     Purvis Likes Role Of Playing Off The Bench
    HARTFORD — Playing off the bench seems to agree with Rodney Purvis, and he with the role. "I'm perfectly fine. I'm for the team," said Purvis, who scored 17 points in 27 minutes off the bench in the win over South Florida on Sunday. "If I come in,...
  • UConn 66, South Florida 53: Wrapping Things Up At XL

          HARTFORD – UConn put another one in the bank. This was really a no-win week for the Huskies. They won both games, against Central and South Florida - well, okay, they were supposed to win. Not much gained. If they had lost, it would have...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'We've Got To Fight A Lot Harder' ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – The Huskies are back at square one, back to the drawing board, hitting the reset button … Did I miss anything? They have to beat Central Florida on Thursday night. Everybody has practiced this week, so there are no injury...
  • If UConn Is To Turn It Around, Boatright Must Be The Catalyst

    If UConn Is To Turn It Around, Boatright Must Be The Catalyst
    STORRS — The Huskies are back home, back to the task of rebuilding their season. Ryan Boatright knows where that process has to begin. "The only thing I can do is get the ball to the open man," Boatright said after UConn's practice Wednesday. "The...
  • UConn Cashes In With Pesky Defensive Approach Against UCF

    UConn Cashes In With Pesky Defensive Approach Against UCF
    STORRS — UConn found an old solution to some recent problems. "We're going to keep playing hard," coach Kevin Ollie said after the Huskies' 67-60 victory against Central Florida on Thursday night. "Keep getting up in the frame. We're going to...
  • UConn 67, Central Florida 60: Wrapping Things Up At Gampel

      STORRS – It was a win the Huskies desperately needed, one they were supposed to get and they did. That’s about all. They let UCF hang around too long, and that puts a bit of a damper on it. Seems like when the Huskies don’t start...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Phil Nolan Has Knack For Being Take-Charge Guy

    UConn Men's Insider: Phil Nolan Has Knack For Being Take-Charge Guy
    STORRS – One day last season, Phil Nolan was listening to one of coach Kevin Ollie's talks to the team and one sentence jumped out at him: "Nobody on this team is taking charges …" He thought about what it might take to change that, and...