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Kevin Freeman Leaving UConn To Be Assistant Coach At Penn State

Hartford Courant - 30 May 2018
Kevin Freeman, who played on UConn's first men's basketball championship team and has been working with the program since retiring as a player in 2011, is leaving to become an assistant coach at Penn State. Freeman, 40, has been serving as director of ...
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Ollie contract dispute rests in hands of UConn president

Waterbury Republican American - 27 May 2018
Kevin Ollie's challenge of his firing by UConn remains in the hands of school president Susan Herbst. Ollie is disputing UConn's official termination reason of “just cause.” Ollie had his hearing before the school April 12 with athletic director David…
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Former UConn assistant Ricky Moore confused he's yet to land job

New Haven Register - 31 May 2018
Now that Kevin Freeman is reportedly taking a job as an assistant coach at Penn State, everyone from Kevin Ollie's UConn staff last season has landed on his feet. Everyone, that is, except Ricky Moore. And he's a bit miffed by it all. “I'm still ...
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Dan Hurley's Way: Healing Before Hammering At UConn

Hartford Courant - 31 May 2018
Hurley, who replaced Kevin Ollie on March 22, wanted to close the book on 2018 recruiting “as effectively and efficiently as possible,” he said, with the landing of grad student transfers Tarin Smith, the first player from Bob Hurley's St. Anthony ...
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Christian Vital Returning For 'Unfinished Business' At UConn

Hartford Courant - 21 May 2018
Coach Kevin Ollie was fired on March 10 and replace by Hurley on March 22. On April 20, Vital announced he was declaring himself eligible for the NBA draft. Although the decision raised eyebrows, Vital, 6 feet 2, posted several comments on social media ...
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UConn President Susan Herbst to Step Down in 2019

The UConn Blog (blog) - 22 May 2018
Herbst and Manuel navigated legendary men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun exit in 2012 by replacing him with assistant coach Kevin Ollie at Calhoun's request. The Kevin Ollie era led to the program's fourth national championship in 2014 and a handful of ...
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Sam Mitchell hopes to finalize Memphis assistant spot tomorrow

247Sports - 29 May 2018
Other names like Johnny Jones, Lionel Hollins, Kevin Ollie, Rob Jeter and Trent Johnson were mentioned in connection with the opening, but Hardaway eventually settled on Mitchell. This June will be the first time Hardaway has had a full assistant ...
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Kevin Ollie's Dispute With UConn Now In Hands Of Susan Herbst

Hartford Courant - 03 May 2018
The dispute between UConn and former men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie over his contract is now set to move to the office of President Susan Herbst. As expected, athletic director David Benedict, after his hearing with Ollie and his representatives on ...
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Can Kevin Ollie save UConn from irrelevance?

ESPN - 11 Feb 2018
STORRS, Conn. -- When Peter Satonick hoisted the "FIRE OLLIE" sign at the XL Center just prior to UConn's matchup last month against top-ranked Villanova, there was no backlash from the other fans in the student section. No revolt. In fact, nearly all ...
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A Timeline of Kevin Ollie's Basketball Career

Hartford Courant - 11 Mar 2018
1991 – Ollie comes to UConn from Crenshaw High in South Central Los Angeles. 1995 – Ollie's four-year playing career ends with a 102-96 loss to UCLA in the Elite Eight. He played 124 games, finishes with 619 assists, fourth in school history, 5.0 per game.
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Chambers: New PSU assistant Freeman a "needle in haystack"

247Sports - 01 Jun 2018
Freeman remained with the UConn staff during the transition from Calhoun to Kevin Ollie, and then from Ollie to the recent hiring of Dan Hurley. Asked if he could confirm the reports, Chambers dove right in. “This is like a needle in a haystack. I was ...
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Kevin Ollie Charges UConn With Violating His Right To Due Process

Hartford Courant - 18 Apr 2018
“From our review of the facts and circumstances relating to Coach Ollie's employment status, it is apparent that the University of Connecticut has already violated his rights under the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution by ...
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Kevin Ollie Has Hearing At UConn, Written Response is Next Step

Hartford Courant - 16 Apr 2018
At the hearing, UConn was to present evidence to support its claim of just cause for firing Ollie on March 10, when it initiated the procedure for disciplinary action, citing an ongoing NCAA investigation into the program. At stake is the more than $10 ...
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The Kevin Ollie Watch Begins; UConn Coach's Future Up In Air

Hartford Courant - 09 Mar 2018
That's a phrase Ollie often uses to illustrate nothing in life is guaranteed. Ollie's contract, which was extended to run through 2021, is guaranteed, however. If he were to be fired, he would have to be paid roughly $10 million, unless some other ...

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