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Ollie Wins Over Junior College Transfer Kwintin Williams For UConn

Ollie Wins Over Junior College Transfer Kwintin Williams For UConn

UConn landed forward Kwintin Williams, a junior college transfer who figures to bring eye-catching athletic ability to the Huskies.

A phone call last week from Kevin Ollie pulled him away from the Power Five schools that were after Williams, which included TCU, Washington State and Pittsburgh. He made his choice Sunday afternoon.

"I wasn't really thinking about the American [Athletic Conference]. I was really set on the Pac-12 or the ACC," Williams said Sunday from Anchorage. "And then I got a phone call from Kevin Ollie. The conversation we had, had me leaning toward UConn by the end of the conversation. The relationship we would have, the things he pointed...

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