Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Pfist full of Huskies

Just spent a few minutes talking with UConn coach Kevin Ollie and a few of the Huskies Monday night at the Hotel Pfister in Milwaukee. The Huskies are in town for their Big East opener against Marquette on Tuesday. I … Continue reading

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UConn takes down UW

UConn beat Washington 61-53 a few hours after Kevin Ollie signed a five-year extension. Omar Calhoun led the home Huskies with 14 points. Shabazz Napier almost had a triple-double with 13 points, eight rebounds and seven turnovers. — WITH APOLOGIES … Continue reading

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Ollie gets new deal: 5 years, $6.9 million

Kevin Ollie has his deal. Here’s our story from the JI’s website. – Neill

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Newtown, new starters and new Huskies

Just about to leave Gampel Pavilion after watching the Huskies practice Friday. They’re getting ready to face Washington Saturday night in Hartford. A few notes: — The Huskies visited Newtown Thursday, spending some time with kids there and helping that … Continue reading

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Huskies visit Newtown

The UConn basketball team spent some 90 minutes in the town of Newtown Thursday afternoon. The Huskies signed a few autographs, played some basketball games and basically hung out at the Newtown Youth Academy. All of the UConn players and … Continue reading

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Second verse, same as the first..

A LITTLE DIFFERENCE between the two halves of the UConn basketball team’s 88-73 win over Fordham, huh? From up 57-28, making eight 3-pointers, stealing the ball 10 times, dishing out 16 assists, holding your own on the backboards (an accomplishment … Continue reading

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Fordham, UConn ready to go

UConn and Hofstra Fordham are about to tip here in Hartford. A few quick notes before they do: — IN CASE YOU missed, here’s today’s story from the JI, with a look at Kevin Ollie’s contract situation. — BOB VALVANO … Continue reading

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