1. Kevin Duffy: For Ollie and His Mom, a Trip to Texas Together

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 15 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  2. Ollie Proud to Be Role Model for African American Coaches

    A recent study suggested that the hiring of African American coaches for major college programs has declined.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 15 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  3. UConn Hoping for More 'Luck' vs. Gators

    It was yet another huge shot for Shabazz Napier, a 15-foot buzzer-beater that gave UConn a 65-64 win over Florida on Dec. 2 at sold-out Gampel Pavilion — perhaps Napier's signature shot as a Husky...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 15 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  4. Report: UConn AD Manuel Plans to Discuss Contract Extension for Ollie

    UConn athletic director Warde Manuel will enter discussions with Kevin Ollie for a contract extension at the end of the season, according to The Hartford Courant's Jeff Jacobs.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 15 days ago 20 reads 0 comments

  5. 5 Reasons Why Connecticut Can Win NCAA Basketball Championship

    The smoke has finally cleared from the last two rounds of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, and while there were a pair of unexpected gate-crashers into this year’s Final Four— with No...

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  6. Shabazz Is Shabazz, Kemba Is Kemba, Let's Stop Comparing Them

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  7. Video: UConn's Students Do Bench 'Arm Swing Dance' During Riots

    Another team punches its ticket to this year's Final Four, another riot on campus. This time, the scene is in Storrs, Connecticut, on the campus of UConn...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 16 days ago 149 reads 0 comments

  8. Ollie Rescues UConn from Sanctions, Defections to Spark Final Four Berth

    NEW YORK – They were left for dead in conference realignment. They were banned from last year's NCAA tournament due to poor academics. They were hit with recruiting sanctions due to NCAA violations...

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  9. Shabazz Napier Leads UConn Back to Final Four

    NEW YORK — On the back of Shabazz Napier, some frenetic pressure defense and a raucous Madison Square Garden crowd, No. 7 seed Connecticut is heading to the Final Four after a 60-54 win over Michigan State...

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  10. 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...

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  11. Elite Eight Run Comes at Crucial, Perfect Time for Kevin Ollie, UConn

    NEW YORK -- Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie has rightfully received gobs of ballyhoo for getting the Huskies to an Elite Eight in just his second season -- and his first with postseason eligibility...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 17 days ago 22 reads 0 comments

  12. Kevin Ollie Steps out of Jim Calhoun's Shadow as UConn Advances to Elite Eight

    Three years after winning the national championship, two years after coach Jim Calhoun's departure and one year after being banned from the NCAA tournament, the Connecticut Huskies are back into the Elite Eight...

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  13. Ollie, Hoiberg Take Different Paths to Coaching Success

    For Kevin Ollie, the first step in sustaining UConn basketball was simple: Keep his players, confused and unsure of the future, in Storrs.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  14. UConn Should Have 'Sixth Man' in MSG Crowd

    Fred Hoiberg is so popular at Iowa State, the Cyclones' head coach and former player is nicknamed “The Mayor” in Ames, Iowa.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  15. Huskies Get Aquianted with MSG

    The UConn Huskies were the first team up Thursday to hold an open practice and meet the media at Madison Square Garden. No. 7 UConn plays No. 3 Iowa State at 7:27 Friday night at MSG in the East Regional semifinal...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 139 reads 0 comments

  16. Can Shabazz Napier Pull off a Kemba Walker and Lead UConn to NCAA Tourney Glory?

    It's a comparison we have been flippantly making since early November, but now it's time to seriously ponder if Shabazz Napier can complete the transformation into Kemba Walker and carry Connecticut to a national championship...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 19 days ago 7,418 reads 15 comments

  17. UConn at Madison Square Garden: 10 Memorable Games

    A look at 10 memorable appearances by the UConn Huskies at Madison Square Garden. The No. 7-seeded Huskies, who won seven Big East tournament titles in New York, play No. 3 Iowa State in the East Regional semifinals at 7:27 Friday night (TBS) at MSG...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 20 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Biggest Questions for UConn in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 vs. Iowa State

    The UConn Huskies will make their first Sweet 16 appearance since 2011 on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The No. 7 seed Huskies (28-8) will face the No...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 20 days ago 2,404 reads 4 comments

  19. O'Connor: Calhoun Built UConn Through His Will

    NEW YORK -- Jim Calhoun wants to coach major college basketball again, and nothing about Friday night in Madison Square Garden will temper the fire within...

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  20. Count Oscar Robertson Among Shabazz Napier's Admirers

    NEW YORK – Oscar Robertson is one of the great names in basketball history, but he is not a bronze statue, not a hazy figure on a grainy old film. .....

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  21. Boatright Steps Up to Push UConn to Sweet 16

    Ryan Boatright could easily be wallowing in sorrow. Not for the UConn Huskies, even if their season had come to an end in this past weekend to either Saint Joe's or Villanova in the opening rounds of the NCAA tournament...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  22. Shabazz Napier Makes NABC's All-America First Team

    Another honor is in for Shabazz Napier. He was named a first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 days ago 30 reads 0 comments

  23. ISU's Hoiberg Praises Ollie, Ready for Garden Crowd

    Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg held a teleconference with the media on Tuesday. The third-seeded Cyclones play No. 7 UConn at 7:27 Friday night in the East Regional semifinal at Madison Square Garden...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 days ago 32 reads 0 comments

  24. Jim Calhoun on Boston College Head Coaching Job: 'I'm Not Interested' (AUDIO)

    Three days after Boston College fired head coach Steve Donahue, reports surfaced that Hall of Famer and longtime UConn coach Jim Calhoun was interested in the BC opening. .....

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  25. Freshman Terrence Samuel Came Up Big for UConn Men

    When UConn star Shabazz Napier picked up two fouls just eight minutes into the Huskies' NCAA tournament round-of-32 clash with Villanova Saturday night, the underdog Huskies' chances of advancing seemed to be slipping...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 22 days ago 40 reads 0 comments