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KEVIN OLLIE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Taking Ollie At His Word - Why Wouldn't We?

He can't turn around and take the Oklahoma City Thunder job now without coming off as disingenuous, devious and deceitful. Kevin Ollie hasn't been known as that kind of man. He wouldn't take the escalator to skip the staircase of honesty.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
1 day ago

Alterique Gilbert Picks UConn

This won’t come as much of a surprise given the extremely fluid nature of Tyus Battle’s recruitment, but Syracuse University basketball target Alterique Gilbert announced this morning that he’ll play his college ball for Kevin Ollie and UConn. Gilbert was one of a few point guard prospects Syracuse was targeting after Battle initially committed to […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UConn Says Ollie, Assistants Won't Travel To Indy For Final Four

Kevin Ollie and UConn assistant coaches will not travel to Indiana for the Final Four this week.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
5 days ago

Kevin Ollie Predicts Big Things For Peers Headed To NBA

HARTFORD - Kevin Ollie remains at UConn, with ties that keep him connected to the people in Connecticut.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
5 days ago

Uconn Basketball: Non-conference schedule: What to look forward to

Uconn Basketball’s 2015-2016 non-conference schedule was released on Tuesday. The Huskies will play 13 non-conference games this season, highlighted by good competition and the chance to play on the big stage. Eight of the 13 will be played at home, followed by 18 regular season games in the American Atlantic Conference. The dates and locations for Uconn’s AAC games are still...
Via isportsweb.com
9 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’s Kevin Ollie: ‘No plans to pursue’ other jobs

Take a deep breath, UCONN fans. There is some news you are going to want to hear. Connecticut Huskies head basketball coach Kevin Ollie has addressed rumors regarding a potential jump to the NBA. According to the latest buzz, Ollie is drawing interest from the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. While that would be a great opportunity for Ollie and one where he could work closely with...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 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

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...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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