Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 11/14/12
Whether UConn Huskies men's head basketball coach Kevin Ollie stays at UConn long-term or not, I think this would have happened either way. Here's the release from UConn: STORRS, Conn. - University of Connecticut head men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie has pledged a gift of $100,000 towards the construction of the UConn Basketball Development Center. "I thought it was very important to show my commitment to the UConn Basketball Development Center," said Ollie. "I have had the incredible opportunity to be a member of the Husky family and that experience has influenced every part of my life. I want to be an example for all former UConn basketball student-athletes, who have had the privilege of playing for two Hall of Fame coaches, to join me in supporting this facility. It will help ensure the long-term success of the programs that all of us helped establish." The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved the final construction budget of $33 million for the...
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