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Famed coach Kevin Ollie and the University of Connecticut are close to closing a new deal that will keep him as head coach of the Huskies. According to USA Today: Kevin Ollie and the University of Connecticut are finalizing a deal that would pay Ollie about $3 million per year for five years, a person […]

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Kevin Ollie went from an NBA journeyman to a championship coach in four short years – and with only two as head coach of the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team. He and women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma gave UConn the Division 1 basketball championship sweep this year. Ollie joins an elite fraternity – he is […]

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Breanna Stewart back for two more seasons, Geno Auriemma and UConn are in position to win a few more titles. None may be sweeter than the record ninth championship the Huskies won Tuesday night in unprecedented fashion. Connecticut reached the pinnacle in style, routing Notre Dame in the first NCAA […]

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away. The guys who stuck around at UConn ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to go with it: The national title. Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a […]