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Kevin Ollie

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  • 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...
  • Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?

    Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?
    NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same: Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
  • For Samuel, A Home Game To Cherish

    NEW YORK – When Terrence Samuel heard "The Garden," his eyes lit up. He didn't look at the bracket, didn't realize everything that had happened when the Huskies advanced to the Sweet 16. "I actually didn't know until after we won in Buffalo,"...
  • Feeding DeAndre Daniels Satisfies The Whole UConn Team

    Feeding DeAndre Daniels Satisfies The Whole UConn Team
    NEW YORK — He missed his first shot. That is being too kind. DeAndre Daniels bricked his first shot, a three-point attempt that would have caved in the south side of Madison Square Garden if it hadn't bashed into the backboard. Daniels missed his...
  • Preview Capsule: UConn Vs. Michigan State, East Regional Final

    Site: Madison Square Garden, New York.     Time: Sunday, 2:20 p.m.     TV: CBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)     Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)    Series history: UConn, 3-...
  • Ollie's Bond With His Players Allows For Playfulness

    Ollie's Bond With His Players Allows For Playfulness
    NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie slapped his freshman guard in the face on national television Friday night, the team laughed and the whole thing went viral. Twitter, Vine, YouTube — it was all over the Internet and immediately christened "The Victory...
  • Sophomore Struggles Helped Transform Shabazz

    — UConn senior Shabazz Napier took a moment Saturday to reflect on the disappointing sophomore season that is a part of who he is now. "My sophomore season, we had one of the best teams in the country," he said on the eve of the Huskies' Elite...
  • UConn's Past And Present Revels In The Moment On The MSG Floor

    NEW YORK — As the second-year head coach climbed the ladder to cut the net from the rim at Madison Square Garden, the man who built UConn into a national program was basking in the moment at the other end of the court. Former players hugged, school...
  • UConn outlasts Michigan State 60-54 in East Region final behind determined Napier, Ollie

     UConn outlasts Michigan State 60-54 in East Region final behind determined Napier, Ollie
    NEW YORK — Just 18 months ago, Kevin Ollie wasn't sure how long he'd have a job at Connecticut, and Shabazz Napier didn't know if he even wanted to be at the school anymore. As Napier climbed a stepladder Sunday afternoon to cut down a net in...