1. Kevin Ollie Signs Contract Extension with UConn Huskies

    Updates from Thursday, May 22 The University of Connecticut released a statement on the extension of Kevin Ollie 's contract: The University of Connecticut ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 5 months ago 34,404 reads 61 comments

  2. Report: Kevin Ollie Wants Bigger Contract Than Steve Kerr to Move to the NBA

    With several NBA teams searching for a new head coach, Kevin Ollie's name continues to pop up. Fresh off leading the Connecticut Huskies from a No...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 5 months ago 21,842 reads 39 comments

  3. Report: Kevin Ollie Formally Contacted by NBA Teams for Coaching Jobs

    Despite several available names with established NBA head coaching experience, Kevin Ollie remains a prime candidate to fill a head coaching vacancy...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 months ago 8,518 reads 9 comments

  4. Kevin Ollie to Meet with Los Angeles Lakers About Coaching Job?

    With Mike D'Antoni's coaching seat mercifully vacated , the Los Angeles Lakers need to find someone capable of erasing an awful taste from their mouths...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 36,044 reads 86 comments

  5. Is John Calipari or Kevin Ollie More Likely to Make the Leap to the NBA?

    Out-of-the-box coaching hires are hot right now. Forget about going after a recycled coach who's already been fired three different times...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 5 months ago 7,841 reads 40 comments

  6. Report: Kevin Ollie Hasn't Ruled out Coaching in the NBA, Will Listen to Lakers

    After taking home college basketball's biggest prize in just his second season as a head coach, UConn's Kevin Ollie —a former NBA player—could already be thinking of a return to the league...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 5 months ago 17,311 reads 17 comments

  7. Report: Lakers Want 'Splash' with Next Coach, Target John Calipari, Kevin Ollie

    With the Mike D'Antoni debacle officially off their hands, the Los Angeles Lakers are attempting to move as far from that nightmare as humanly possible...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 43,448 reads 162 comments

  8. Kevin Durant Credits UConn Coach Kevin Ollie for Helping OKC Thunder Be Winners

    Current coach of the Connecticut Huskies —and, as of Monday night, a national champion —Kevin Ollie played 25 games of his 13-year NBA career with the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 24,809 reads 47 comments

  9. UConn's Road to the 2014 NCAA Basketball Championship

    It never really looked all that easy, and it wasn't. Connecticut's road to the 2014 NCAA men's basketball championship was a winding one filled with potholes but one that ultimately proved navigable...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 6 months ago 18,578 reads 20 comments

  10. Kevin Ollie's Ride to the National Championship Makes Him Hot Commodity

    It's not easy to replace a coaching legend, but Connecticut Huskies head coach Kevin Ollie has done just that, and his team's success makes him a hot commodity...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 6 months ago 2,151 reads 4 comments

  11. Kevin Ollie Putting Together a Coaching Masterpiece in 2014 NCAA Tournament

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Moments after returning to the locker room following Connecticut’s Final Four upset of top overall seed Florida, athletic director Warde Manuel approached former Huskies coach Jim Calhoun...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 6 months ago 49,343 reads 34 comments

  12. Kevin Ollie Proves Status as Elite Coach in Guiding UConn to NCAA Final Four

    Kevin Ollie faced immediate scrutiny, taking over a Connecticut Huskies men's basketball program last season that experienced a tradition of excellence under beloved coach Jim Calhoun...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 206 reads 0 comments

  13. Shabazz Napier and UConn's Seniors Go out with Win over Rutgers

    Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities starts off by saying, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 7 months ago 700 reads 1 comments

  14. UConn Goes Cold from the Field in 64-55 Loss to SMU

    They say revenge is a dish best served cold. However, the only thing that came out particularly cold was the UConn offense, as the Huskies couldn’t avenge their Jan. 4 loss to SMU in Sunday’s 64-55 loss at Gampel Pavilion ...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 7 months ago 270 reads 1 comments

  15. UConn's Shabazz Napier Demonstrates What Makes Him Special in Win over Memphis

    There are probably quite a few college basketball players who are better than Shabazz Napier. There are players who have more talent. Jabari Parker and Julius Randle continue to wow scouts with their athleticism and ability...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 8 months ago 902 reads 5 comments

  16. UConn Locks Down USF in 83-40 Blowout

    Legendary coach Jim Calhoun once said that Kevin Ollie had earned a “ Ph .D. in basketball.” The current UConn head coach has accomplished more than most in his ...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 8 months ago 349 reads 0 comments

  17. UConn Open Chinese New Year with Revenge Win over Houston

    UConn head coach Kevin Ollie has always had a little Confucius in him. At first glance, it’s easy to wonder what exactly a Chinese philosopher can have in common with a Californian basketball coach...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 8 months ago 420 reads 0 comments

  18. UConn Huskies Avoid Letdown with 95-68 Rout of Maine

    There are few things more backbreaking than the infamous trap game. It happens quite frequently in the realm of sports...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 10 months ago 685 reads 0 comments

  19. DeAndre Daniels Busts out of Slump as UConn Topples Boston University

    To put it kindly, DeAndre Daniels was struggling. The junior big man, whom many tabbed as a key to UConn’s success this season, was much more non-factor than X-factor through the Huskies' opening three games...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 11 months ago 530 reads 0 comments

  20. UConn Shows Depth with 101-55 Thrashing of Detroit

    Coming into the 2013-14 season, the UConn Huskies were easy to break down on paper. The Huskies were going to be led by strong guard play, mostly from veterans Shabazz Napier and ...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 11 months ago 465 reads 1 comments

  21. Shabazz Napier Puts Together Record-Breaking Triple-Double Against Yale

    The UConn basketball program has developed its fair share of legendary basketball players. There’s the world-renowned Ray Allen, whose exploits from behind the arc rank him as one of the best shooters in basketball history...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 11 months ago 806 reads 2 comments

  22. Huskies Display Depth, Balance in Exhibition Blowout

    When it comes to explaining UConn’s 98-38 shellacking of exhibition opponent Concordia, Coach Kevin Ollie said it best. “When Pat Lenehan outscores (Ryan) Boatright, there are a lot of things that don’t look right on the stat sheet...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 11 months ago 400 reads 0 comments

  23. UConn Routs SCSU Behind DeAndre Daniels, Amida Brimah

    Kemba Walker magic aside, the UConn Huskies ' best years since the turn of the century have been those with a dominant big man. Emeka Okafor is seen as the premier Husky, as the 2004 NCAA championship team was anchored by the UConn legend...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 11 months ago 1,643 reads 1 comments

  24. UConn Huskies Enter 2013-14 Season with Postseason Expectations

    After enduring an offseason longer than any other in recent memory, the UConn basketball team will begin its 2013-14 campaign with Wednesday’s preseason matchup against Southern Connecticut State...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 11 months ago 594 reads 0 comments

  25. NCAA Basketball 2013-14: Preseason New England Power Rankings

    College basketball is generally not the first thing that comes to mind when considering athletic tradition in New England. The region is and always has been dominated by professional sports, and rightfully so...

    Wes Popolizio Written by Wes Popolizio about 12 months ago 5,297 reads 1 comments