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  1. 2018 College Basketball Coaching Carousel: Ranking the 12 best hires from the spring of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | MSNBC

    ... to the glory of the Calhoun years is up for debate, but Hurley is the guy to do it. He'll recruit better than Kevin Ollie did and he should be able to coach up the players he lands better than Ollie did the last four seasons. I don't expect UConn to ...


  2. Should Detroit Pistons dip into college ranks for next Brad Stevens?Read the original story

    Wednesday May 9 |

    ... has future NBA aspirations and was under consideration for the Cavaliers job in 2014 before it went to Blatt. Kevin Ollie was a hot commodity after winning the national championship at Connecticut in 2014, but the luster has worn off after ...


  3. CRAWFORD | Louisville wants an "elite coach" -- who are the elite coaches in the game today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... elite Rick Pitino, with one title in that time, and Jim Calhoun with three are out of the game. One other, Kevin Ollie, who won the title at Connecticut, was just fired. (Larry Brown, another elite coach, is basically out of the game for head ...


  4. College basketball coaching carousel: Georgia hires Tom Crean, UConn the top job openRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | CBS Sports

    ... hirings, firings or resignations in college basketball -- even as the NCAA Tournament is on the main stage. Out: Kevin Ollie. Four years after winning a national title as a No. 7 seed, Ollie is now out. It's a rare fall from the top of the sport in ...


  5. UConn is handling the Kevin Ollie situation all wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | New York Daily News

    ... said Hall of Fame former UConn Coach Jim Calhoun to The Hartford Courant last Saturday. "I've always rooted for Kevin Ollie, I'll continue rooting for Kevin Ollie, it's a sad day for that." Calhoun is right. It's really sad to see a school try to ...


  6. Morning Roundup: Source: Sherman agrees to 3-year contract with 49ersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 |

    ... season. Sherman also had a cleanup surgery on his opposite ankle during the offseason. All of which left coach Kevin Ollie out of a job. The former Oklahoma City Thunder guard was fired Saturday four years after leading the Huskies to the NCAA ...


  7. College basketball coaching carousel: Kevin Ollie fired at UConn, now top job availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | CBS Sports

    According to a prominent columnist in Connecticut, this could be among the reasons why UConn is trying to terminate Ollie and negate paying him the terms of his buyout. Per Kevin Ollie firing for just cause: The full extent of alleged wrongdoing and NCAA investigation is unknown but, according to sources, Jalen Adams & Terry Larrier were involved in impermissible workouts and weren't cleared to play until shortly before start of final SMU game.


  8. UConn's Jalen Adams reacts as he walks off the court in the final...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    ... route to building 30-win seasons? Remember when UConn used to roll out NBA player after NBA player? To listen to Kevin Ollie talk about how the Huskies played hard, under control and did a lot better in a second half when they outscored Villanova ...


  9. Lou Williams, the NBA's Ultimate Character Actor, Is Now L.A.'s Leading ManRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | BleacherReport

    ... on the bench behind Iverson, learning how someone can perform wonders in the NBA no matter their size. Veteran Kevin Ollie took him under his wing and taught him how to be a professional on and off the floor. The result was an egoless Swiss Army pro ...


  10. Kevin OllieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | The Daily Campus

    ... iring of head coach Scott Brooks, the Oklahoma City Thunder are now officially looking for a new head coach, and Kevin Ollie is at the top of his list.


  11. The Latest: UConn coach calls hoops scandal a 'dark day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 |

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie says a federal fraud and bribery scandal implicating several universities and coaches is a "dark day in our great game." UConn Athletic Director David Benedict, who was hired in 2016 after being chief operating officer in Auburn's athletic department, says he was shocked and saddened by the allegations against Auburn.