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Kevin Ollie (AP)

Rapid Reaction: Ollie signs five-year, $16 million extension

  The I’s have been dotted and the contract is now official: five years and $16 million, including an annual retention clause, for Kevin Ollie. Two I’s in his signature. No I’s in UConn. As he
Kevin Ollie (AP)

Yahoo! Report: Ollie begins contract negotiations, hasn’t ruled out NBA

Kevin Ollie has started contract negotiations with UConn, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski, but hasn’t yet ruled out the NBA. In the Yahoo! story, Wojnarowski
Montrezl Harrell (AP)

Bracket Thoughts: The AAC, The Terrible Seeding, and The Unimportance of Terrible Seeding

    The NCAA selection committee filled out its bracket like I filled out the math section of the SATs. They blindly guessed…..and then they cheated. The committee cheated one AAC team —

Facey cleared by NCAA, will play in 2013

The eligibility review of UConn freshman Kentan Facey came to a close Friday morning. The NCAA has granted the 6-foot-9 freshman a waiver, allowing him four years of eligibility beginning immediately.

Former UConn hero George reportedly took $250K from Villanueva

Tate George might be a hero among UConn basketball fans, but a very different picture appears to be emerging of the former Husky star that made the famous 1990 buzzer-beater shot in the NCAA

Source: Bridgeport to host UConn/Eastern Washington

  The UConn men’s basketball team released venues for its schedule Thursday afternoon, and there’s still one TBA remaining. A source told The Connecticut Post’s Rich Elliott that the TBA will

A look at UConn’s schedule…

Quick thoughts on UConn’s schedule: *New Year’s Eve in Houston this year. Slightly better than Milwaukee last season. *The Huskies get Memphis and Louisville back-to-back on Jan. 16 and 18. Two of the

Incoming freshman Terrence Samuel cleared, will play in 2013-14

UConn commit Terrence Samuel was cleared Wednesday and can enroll for the upcoming fall semester, a source told Hearst Connecticut. Samuel, a physical 6-foot-4 point guard, missed the entire summer

UConn opens 2K Sports Classic with Detroit, Boston University

UConn’s non-conference schedule continues to take shape. On Tuesday, the school announced that the Huskies will open the 2K Sports Classic with home games against Detroit and Boston University.

Report: Facey, Samuel have eligibility issues

Incoming freshman Amida Brimah appears ready for next season. His classmates — Kentan Facey and Terrence Samuel — may not be. Speaking at his charity golf tournament in Glastonbury, UConn coach