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Kevin Ollie

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  • Late Run Is A Recruiting Gold Mine For UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Now that the Huskies have won the title, athletic director Warde Manuel plans to sit down with coach Kevin Ollie and talk about a new contract, which will include more years and dollars. "Right now, I'm going to go to [the...
  • CAMPEONES! UConn toma los escalones a la cima del NCAA

    CAMPEONES! UConn toma los escalones a la cima del NCAA
    Entre las muchas frases notables de Kevin Ollie esta 'para creer en la oscuridad." El espera que sus jugadores crean, incluso cuando no pueden ver. Cuando los llevó al lugar del Final Four en enero, él esperaba que ellos creyeran. Cuando tomó el...
  • Connecticut won't be denied in 60-54 win over Kentucky for NCAA title

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison launched a last-seconds three-point shot Monday from the same spot he'd knocked two straight opponents out of the tournament. This time he didn't make it, though, and this time it didn't...
  • Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time

    Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time
    ARLINGTON, Texas — They took the stairs. They took them one step at a time. They took them one by one when there wasn't anything to play for last season and they were the pariahs of the NCAA. They took them one step at a time even after Louisville...
  • Ollie's Way Speaks Volumes At UConn

    Monday night in North Texas, the proud son of a Baptist preacher — born in Texas and raised in South Central Los Angeles — led his team to basketball paradise. University of Connecticut's men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie didn't just...
  • Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way

    Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Because there is no point in doubting the Huskies now, let's state this with absolute certainty. Shabazz Napier's postgame speech will become an iconic moment in the history of the program, just as his career and this...
  • Napier's No. 13 Added To Huskies Of Honor Wall In Gampel

    Napier's No. 13 Added To Huskies Of Honor Wall In Gampel
    STORRS — Three years ago, after an unlikely run to the national title, UConn inducted Kemba Walker into the Huskies of Honor. Normally, UConn waits four years after a player's college career to bestow that honor. On Tuesday, after another improbable...
  • They've Been Flawless When It Counted The Most

    NASHVILLE — History demanded perfection. For without perfection Tuesday night in this state where Pat Summitt ruled as basketball royalty, there would be no history for UConn and Geno Auriemma. The game demanded perfection. For without perfection...
  • Kevin Ollie Gets Nice Financial Bonus From UConn Title Run

    Kevin Ollie Gets Nice Financial Bonus From UConn Title Run
    Not only did coach Kevin Ollie restore a sense of pride to the UConn men's basketball program by leading the Huskies to the national championship Monday night, he put a little more money in his wallet. Ollie's contract, which is a public record, calls...
  • Hysterically Historic

    Hysterically Historic
    Congratulations to my favorite basketball teams! This has happened before in 2004, the men’s team and women’s team both number one in the nation, and it will happen again. The question is when, seven more years? The thing that might change...
  • Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories

    Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories
    At least one ACC team has reached the NCAA tournament's regional finals each of the last seven years, and 36 of the last 40. Pressure's on, Virginia. The lone team standing among the ACC's six tournament qualifiers, the Cavaliers face Michigan State...
  • March 15, Where It All Started [We Know The One Team UConn Can't Beat]

    March 15, Where It All Started [We Know The One Team UConn Can't Beat]
    In this column that appeared in The Courant on March 16, 2014 - after UConn's loss to Louisville in the AAC tournament final - columnist Jeff Jacobs went out on a limb. Read on! MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The basketball ended up in Montrezl Harrell's...