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Ollie Statement On Adams Made A Costly Point

PHILADELPHIA – Kevin Ollie was making a statement of some kind, but he would not say what the statement was. And, as the results showed, a costly statement it was. Freshman Jalen Adams, who had seemingly established himself as an integral part of the Huskies, sat for all but the final 2:44 of the...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
10 hours ago

UConn Men 85, East Carolina 67: Huskies Looking Good In 3-Game Stretch; Other Things Learned

STORRS – When Kevin Ollie closes his eyes and envisions what this current UConn team could become, he must see something close to what the Huskies have been the last three games.Oh, he would never say as much. He's a coach. But we can. The Huskies 67-41 win at Central Florida, followed by the 77-57...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
3 days ago

Ollie, Huskies Hope Impressive Win At Memphis A Defining Moment For UConn

MEMPHIS – The very good, experienced players Kevin Ollie assembled for this season are pulling things together at the right time.Memphis in February is a good place to find out what kind of season you're going to have, and the Huskies left town exuberantly with a 20-point victory, and left the...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
6 days ago

11 potential 2016 NBA head coaching candidates

Simply looking at how teams are performing around the NBA this season, it seems that there are going to be more head coaching vacancies following the regular season than we have seen throughout the past several years.It might be pure conjecture here, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see the likes of the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 5-Star C Zach Brown Commits To UConn

UConn basketball just landed its first recruit in the 2017 class, and its a big one for head coach Kevin Ollie and company. Miami (Fla.) Beach Senior five-star center Zach Brown committed to the Huskies today, per multiple reports. ESPN’s Reggie Rankin broke the news.  Breaking Recruiting News: ESPN 60 No. 25 C Zach Brown has informed @ESPNRNHoops he is headed to Connecticut...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse And UConn Basketball Will “Hopefully” Play Next Season, Per Huskies Coach Kevin Ollie

Before conference realignment split up the 16-team Big East, Syracuse and UConn shared one of the better rivalries in college basketball. The two programs met by chance in the Battle 4 Atlantis this season, and played a fantastic game on Thanksgiving, which the Orange pulled out 79-76. According to Huskies head coach Kevin Ollie, the two programs will “hopefully” renew their...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ollie removes name from consideration for OKC job

Kevin Ollie released a statement on Wednesday saying he has no intention of leaving UConn, and he was apparently telling the truth. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports that Ollie has removed his name from consideration for the Oklahoma City Thunder job. There was — and still could be — some speculation that Ollie’s statement...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn’s Kevin Ollie removes self from Thunder consideration

Kevin Ollie does not want to be a distraction for his team. According to the latest report, the Connecticut Huskies head coach is set to remain with the team rather than making the jump to the NBA to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder. The news comes from Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. UConn’s Kevin Ollie has removed himself from consideration for the OKC head coaching position, sources...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Head Coach Kevin Ollie Issues Statement Regarding NBA Rumors

UConn coach Kevin Ollie may have signed a five-year contract extension with the school back in May of 2014, but that hasn’t stopped reporters from speculating that he might leave for the NBA someday soon. Earlier this week, SNY’s Adam Zagoria reported that Ollie, who once played for the Oklahoma City Thunder, was being “seriously considered” for the job, should current head...
Via College Spun
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Ollie 'seriously considered' for Thunder job

By Larry Brown The Oklahoma City Thunder have not yet decided to part ways with Scott Brooks, but there are still plenty of indications they may plan to do so.  Last week Yahoo reported that the Thunder would be evaluating Brooks, who amid several key injuries missed the playoffs for the first time as OKC’s head coach. The report said Florida’s Billy Donovan and UConn’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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