Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie wasn't overly impressed with his team's offensive execution in the opener of the 2K Sports Champions Classic, but it held onto the ball enough to earn a hard-fought victory.
That may have Ollie and the rest of the coaching staff a little winded when the Huskies return home.
No. 18 UConn seeks a more complete performance as it faces unbeaten...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago
STORRS, Conn. (April 22, 2013) --- UConn men’s basketball head coach Kevin Ollie has announced that the basketball office has received a signed National Letter of Intent from Amida Brimah, who will attend UConn and join the basketball program beginning with the 2013-14 academic year.
Brimah, a 6-11, 215-pound center, is originally from Ghana, but currently resides in Miami...
Connecticut has called a news conference to announce a new contract for men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie.
A person in the athletic department says the final details were still being worked out Saturday afternoon and the contract had not been signed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak before a 5 p.m. news conference.
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2012
Well it's about frickin time UConn Huskies AD Warde Manuel got off his butt and gave UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie a long-term deal.
According to Andy Katz of ESPN.com, Ollie will be given a 5-year deal before Saturday night's game against the Washington Huskies. Katz reports that a press conference will be held at 5 p.m. to announce the deal.
Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie says he isn't worried about not having a multi-year contract, but there's no doubt the Huskies are handcuffed in recruiting by his current deal. Is athletic director Warde Manuel close to offering Ollie an extension?
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.
One month after fracturing his hip during a bike ride, UConn head coach Jim Calhoun officially called it quits at a live press conference in Gampel Pavilion. "It's time," Calhoun said. "It's time to move forward. There's been a lot of things swirling around for some time. It's time to move forward." Moving forward, Kevin Ollie will be next looming
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