Photos: Kevin Ollie, Geno Auriemma Ring Bell At NYSE

UConn head basketball coaches Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are living the life right now. Just a few days after each won the national championship his respective sport, the duo was spotted on Wall Street ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The NYSE also posted UConn’s logo during the event. Nothing to see here, just Kevin, Warde, and Geno shutting down the...
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The Facts: 2014 National Champions the UConn Huskies

UConn’s run to the national championship was quite the journey. As you will see below they did a lot of things that haven’t been done in a while. Check out some cool facts and stats. The Facts -Kevin Ollie is the 1st coach to win national title within first 2 seasons as Division 1 head coach since Steve Fisher, 1989 Michigan. - UConn is the 1st No 7th seed to win a NCAA Title...
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Video: Kevin Ollie Breaks It Down In UConn’s National Champions Highlight Video

UConn has done an excellent job all season with its video montages and packages, so you had to know that they would put together a great one after winning the National Championship on Monday. The five minute video, featuring footage from the Final Four wins over Florida and Kentucky, as well as the post-game celebrations on the court and in the locker room. The video is set to John...
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NBA Players Congratulate Kevin Ollie And UConn on NCAA Title Win

The UConn Huskies were crowned national champions after a 60-54 victory over the Kentucky Wildcats Monday night. They were led by head coach Kevin Ollie, who has done a spectacular job with this ball club. Point guard Shabazz Napier led the way for UConn with 22 points (8-of-16 from the field) six rebounds and three takeaways. Napier had no conscience in the first half, shooting...
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Report: NBA Teams Are Expected To Pursue Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie just won his first National Championship as coach at UConn and now the conversation will shift to how much longer can we expect Ollie to be a college coach. Kevin Ollie has instantly become one of the hottest coaching commodities in basketball.  According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN Insiders, NBA GM are in love with Kevin Ollie and his potential as a future NBA coach. “It’s...
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GMs Bullish On Kevin Ollie As NBA Head Coach

Kevin Ollie has instantly become one of the hottest coaching commodities in basketball after winning the 2014 National Championship in his second season at Connecticut. NBA teams will certainly pursue Ollie given his excellent reputation over a long career as a player. “It’s just a matter of time,” said one NBA general manager. “The league will come calling. He’s a great...
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Video: Calipari vs. Ollie: Who Has The Edge?

UConn Huskies head coach Kevin Ollie is 5-0 in the NCAA Tournament. John Calipari is one of only two coaches to take three different programs to the Final Four. So who would you prefer leading your team in tonight’s National Championship? In this edition of “The Principal Edge To The Game,” Campus Insiders’ Drew Nicholas breaks down who has the edge when it comes to X’s and O’s.
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Larry Brown mentored both coaches in Monday's NCAA Final

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Both of the coaches in Monday's NCAA championship game say they owe a lot to the man who now coaches just down the road from AT&T Stadium: SMU's Larry Brown. UConn coach Kevin Ollie played for Brown with the Philadelphia 76ers. It was Brown who pushed Ollie into coaching, and it was Brown who reached out to Ollie Saturday night after the Huskies beat...
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Mushnick: UConn head coach Kevin Ollie 'painfully deficient in fundamental, spoken grammar'

Never noted that UConn head coach was a poor public speaker. This morning Kevin Ollie is ripped by Phil Mushnick as part of his rip on the NCAA.To that endless end, it seems to bother a lot of emailing folks — especially Connecticut taxpayers — that UConn’s second-season, UConn-educated and graduated basketball coach, Kevin Ollie, as a representative of the State’s namesake...
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Iverson sends congrats to former teammate Kevin Ollie

Earlier tonight, the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team upset the University of Florida to move onto the NCAA men’s basketball tournament division one national championship game. The coach of the Huskies is former NBA veteran Kevin Ollie and after the victory, former teammate Allen Iverson decided to wish his former teammate well on Instagram. Check out the below...
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