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How will UConn men's basketball fare in stronger AAC this season?

New Haven Register - 25 Jul 2017
“I don't care if we're eighth or 10th in the preseason,” said Ollie. “In Connecticut, they expect us to win. That's the expectation that we come into each and every year, and that's how we're evaluated. I understand that pressure. I played here, I ...
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Kevin Ollie still coaching in the shadows despite success

FanRag Sports (blog) - 11 Jul 2017
Yes, unfortunately, Kevin Ollie remains in those forever looming legend's shadows, even after winning the NCAA Tournament in only his second season at the helm. It is the funny thing about big-time college sports. It is very much a “what have you done ...
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Ollie Wins Over Junior College Transfer Kwintin Williams For UConn

Hartford Courant - 10 Jul 2017
"And then I got a phone call from Kevin Ollie. The conversation we had, had me leaning toward UConn by the end of the conversation. The relationship we would have, the things he pointed out, I didn't have any other conversation like that with any other ...
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Ranked: Kevin Ollie's Suit Game

A Dime Back (blog) - 19 Jul 2017
It's #RankedWeek here at ADB and it wouldn't be complete if I didn't rank something completely weird and stupid and unimportant. Today, because I decided to do my Ranked piece after happy hour(s), I'm going to rank the sartorial choices of one UConn ...
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Kevin's Kourt Opens In South Windsor

Hartford Courant - 29 Jun 2017
Kevin's Kourt was birthed from the Kevin Ollie Charity Classic. The charity supports more than 22,000 people with disabilities. While giving his speech at the ceremony, Ollie announced the 2017 Kevin Ollie Charity Classic will be held Aug. 20-21 at the ...
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Four-star guard Montez Mathis close to a decision

Scout - 27 Jul 2017
"With UConn, coach [Kevin] Ollie has been recruiting me since middle school, so that's a plus," he said. "I like how Kevin Ollie develops his guards and gets them to the next level." On the court, Mathis, who ranks No. 66 overall, has been productive ...
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UConn's new deal with Nike worth $32.45 million through 2023

theday.com (subscription) - 26 Jul 2017
"It's wonderful that we will continue our association with Nike for years to come," men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie said. "Nike is the No. 1 name in college athletics and has been a big part of the success that we have enjoyed here at UConn. We ...
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RBC Canadian Open 2017: 5 Players Tied for Lead After Round 1

Bleacher Report - 28 Jul 2017
Weather problems at the 2017 RBC Canadian Open couldn't prevent less chaos as five players ended the first round tied for the lead at seven-under par on Thursday. Hudson Swafford, Brandon Hagy, Kevin Chappell, Ollie Schniederjans and Matt Every all ...
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UConn lands Junior College commitment from Kwintin Williams

NBCSports.com - 10 Jul 2017
Kevin Ollie added some more depth to his roster over the weekend, landing a commitment from a 6-foot-7 junior college forward named Kwintin Williams. Williams originally committed to Oregon coming out of high school but was forced into the JuCo ranks ...
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Player rentals a risk-reward balance for NBA teams

NewsOK.com - 04 Jul 2017
The trade: At the trade deadline, the Sonics sent Payton and Desmond Mason to Milwaukee for Ray Allen, Ronald Murray, Kevin Ollie and a first-round pick. The result: Payton averaged 19.6 points and 7.4 assists in 28 games for the Bucks, but Milwaukee's ...
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Wichita State boosts AAC, but league needs UConn to improve

CT Post - 10 Jul 2017
Coach Kevin Ollie and junior guard Jalen Adams lead UConn, one of the marquee programs. Photo: Stephen Dunn / Associated Press. Image 1of/1. Caption. Close. Image 1 of 1. Coach Kevin Ollie and junior guard Jalen Adams lead UConn, one of the ...
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Vegas makes strong start, dizzy Kuchar battles in Canada

Eurosport.com - 28 Jul 2017
That left the Venezuelan among a pack of 11 golfers one stroke back of American co-leaders Hudson Swafford, Matt Every, Brandon Hagy, Kevin Chappell and Ollie Schniederjans. Level with Vegas were K.J. Choi, 2004 winner Vijay Singh and twice U.S. ...
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Obsessing over UConn's Roster

A Dime Back (blog) - 28 Jun 2017
UConn held a media availability on Tuesday, producing the expected array of Kevin Ollie quotes you're used to by now. It turns out he thinks they'll be good. Cool. More interestingly, we got our first official look at the roster. With great credit to ...

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