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Kevin Ollie

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  • Baltimore native Sam Cassell Jr. commits to UConn

    Baltimore native Sam Cassell Jr. commits to UConn
    Over the past seven years, Sam Cassell Jr. has attended two high schools (Towson Catholic and St. Frances), one prep school (Notre Dame Prep), one university (Maryland, briefly) and one junior college (Chipola). So for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound combo guard,...
  • Previewing Terps-UConn with the Hartford Courant's Huskies beat reporter

    Previewing Terps-UConn with the Hartford Courant's Huskies beat reporter
    In anticipation for Friday's Maryland-Connecticut season opener at the Barclays Center, we traded emails with Dom Amore, who covers UConn men's basketball for the Hartford Courant. (For more of Dom's coverage, check out his blog over at the Courant's...
  • Terps hope to show a different New York state of mind against UConn

    Terps hope to show a different New York state of mind against UConn
    COLLEGE PARK — It might only be a year since Maryland took the same train ride to New York and bus ride to Brooklyn to play defending championship Kentucky at the Barclays Center. But a lot has changed for the Terps as they headed up again for...
  • State roundup: On somber night, UConn beats UMES men, 84-50

    State roundup: On somber night, UConn beats UMES men, 84-50
    Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun combined for 43 points — almost as many as the entire UMES team — and the host Huskies stayed unbeaten athome with an 84-50 win Monday in the schools' first meeting in men's basketball in 25 years....
  • Stanley Robinson Still On Court, But Not The Stage He Wants

    Stanley Robinson Still On Court, But Not The Stage He Wants
    KILLINGWORTH – It hasn't always been easy for Stanley Robinson, but the smile remains. He is surrounded by kids. The thumping sound of the basketball fills his ears. And his dream is alive. "I've got to get healthy, stay healthy," Robinson...
  • Greater Hartford Pro-Am Begins 18th Season, 2nd In Waterbury

     Greater Hartford Pro-Am Begins 18th Season, 2nd In Waterbury
    As he prepares for the 18th year of the Greater Hartford Pro-Am Summer Basketball Showcase, organizer and founder Peter Higgins is a man in motion. Higgins is finalizing rosters and schedules, courting players of all levels, and ironing out the final...
  • Georgia lands former UConn recruit Jackson

    The Sports Xchange Georgia lands former UConn recruit Jackson Point guard Will "Turtle" Jackson has decommitted from the University of Connecticut to stay closer to home to play for the University of Georgia. Jackson committed to the national...
  • UConn Basketball Recruit Will Jackson Headed To Georgia

    Just a week after highly touted point guard Jalen Adams said he will join Kevin Ollie's program, another UConn recruit changed his mind. Will Jackson, from Athens, Ga., decommitted from UConn and said Monday he will stay home and attend the University of...
  • On Any Given Night ...

    The pro-am summer basketball league, once in Hartford and now in Waterbury, offers a lively blend of basketball and on any given night you might just see a bunch of familiar faces and surprise guests. Last season's championship series: Harte Nissan swept...
  • Sam Cassell Jr. Ready To Make Name For Himself At UConn

    Sam Cassell Jr. Ready To Make Name For Himself At UConn
    STORRS – Wherever he goes, the Cassell brand follows Sam Cassell Jr., a point guard like his father, who played the position for 16 seasons in NBA. Now the younger Cassell is at UConn, where expectations are high for any player, and he welcomes it...
  • UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards

    UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards
    STORRS — Watching UConn play the past couple of years, one area of need has stood out. Muscle. Freshman Rakim Lubin, who began classes this week, envisions himself muscling his way into the Huskies mix. "Physicality and a lot of rebounding, that'...
  • Operation Shower Having An Impact At TPC River Highlands

    CROMWELL — Ben Walsh of Manchester is an intern at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, the final step in completing a one-year Masters program at Georgetown University. At St. Francis, Walsh's work involves complementary and alternative...