Monthly Archive for December, 2012

: December, 2012

Notes/Quotes from New Years Eve: “The past doesn’t equal the future. If it does, then you live in the past.”

There’s your last Ollie-ism of 2012. I’m sure there will be plenty more in 2013. With its non-conference schedule in the rearview, UConn looks forward to its first Big East clash — a New Years Day
Categories: General

Recapping Kevin Ollie’s contract extension

If September 13 was Jim Calhoun’s day, then December 29 belonged solely to Kevin Ollie, who was awarded a five-year contract extension through April, 2018. There hasn’t been much good news in UConn
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Notes/Quotes from Washington

By the way, there was a basketball game played Saturday night at the XL Center. UConn moved to 10-2 with a 61-53 victory over Washington. Here’s what you need to know: *The story was defense for
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What They’re Saying: Kevin Ollie’s contract extension

A few quotes about Kevin Ollie’s five-year contract extension: *Kevin Ollie: “My legs were shaking and everything. It was like the first game I stepped in the XL Center. My legs were shaking because I
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Game day and live updates: Washington at UConn

WHEN: Tonight, 7:30 WHERE: XL Center, Hartford RECORDS: Washington 8-4, UConn 9-2 ON THE AIR: ESPN2 (Bob Picozzi, Bill Raftery) WTIC-1080 AM (Joe D’Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) UP NEXT: Tuesday at
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Ollie earns 5-year extension

Kevin Ollie is the next UConn men’s basketball coach. This time, the title is permanent. UConn announced Saturday that Ollie, who accepted a seven-month contract on Sept. 13, had received a five-year
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Notes/Quotes from Dec. 28: “This is why God created us.”

UConn visited the Newtown Youth Academy Thursday, and at the request of the town, media was not allowed. Can’t say I blame them. After Friday’s practice, the Huskies spoke about the experience: *Kevin
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Keeping up with the NBA Huskies

If you’re focused solely on college hoops, you may be a little behind on ex-UConn players in the NBA. We’re here to catch you up. Here’s a list of the ex-Huskies in the big leagues, from best to
Categories: General, NBA Draft

Timeline: UConn in 2012

A look back at the past year in UConn athletics: January 3 — In their second Big East game, the Huskies are dismantled, 75-63, at Seton Hall. The blowout — UConn trailed by as many as 17 — serves
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Calhoun named Big East Rookie of Week

UConn freshman Omar Calhoun was named Big East Rookie of the Week after averaging 19.5 points on 66.6 percent shooting from the field in the Huskies’ two wins this past week. Calhoun, a 6-foot-5
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