UConn fires Kevin Ollie

UConn and Kevin Ollie have parted ways; the school announced Saturday morning. The Huskies went 14-18 this season and 7-11 in AAC play. In five years at UConn, Ollie was 127-79, including a national championship in 2014. “The University of Connecticut has initiated disciplinary procedures to terminate the employment of Head Men’s

Thank You, Kevin Ollie. But That’s Enough.

On Thursday afternoon, the 2017-18 season for the UConn Huskies ended not with a bang, but a sad, sad whimper. The Huskies trailed by nineteen at the half against an SMU team missing its best player and multiple key reserves due to injury. A half-hearted second half rally at one

Analyzing the UConn Investigation

  Late Thursday night, on the heels of their best win this season, news broke via Jeff Jacobs of Hearst Connecticut Media that the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team was under investigation by the NCAA for potential recruiting violations. This striking news puts even more damper on what has already been

Junior College Big Man Eric Cobb Commits to Huskies

  Yesterday evening, Chipola Junior College center Eric Cobb committed to Kevin Ollie and the Huskies. The 6 foot, 10 inch Cobb will have two years of eligibility remaining when he suits up for UConn next November. The former South Carolina Gamecock averaged 11 points and 8 boards a game this past

Preview: UConn at Cincinnati

Jalen Adams takes the Huskies (10-11) to a hostile environment for a matchup with the Bearcats (20-2), one of the hottest teams in the nation.     Preview   Since the destruction of the old Big East, Cincinnati is the closest thing UConn fans have to a conference rival. In recent years, it’s appeared

Recruiting: 5-star Diallo chooses Kentucky

5-star shooting guard Hamidou Diallo announced his commitment to Kentucky yesterday.  He is ranked no. 11 in the ESPN 100. Diallo attends Putnam Science Academy in Connecticut. Diallo will immediately enroll at Kentucky, but is not expected to play until next season.  There is little room for him in Kentucky's loaded backcourt. Diallo

Tournament Preview: Maui Jim Maui Invitational

ESPN aptly refers to the week of Thanksgiving as “Feast Week” in the world of college basketball.  Early season tournaments produce scintillating games and March-like moments during the month of November. The headliner of these events is the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, commonly referred to simply as “Maui”, which takes

College Pride Press Preseason Top 25

Here at College Pride Press, we value not just the individual familiarity each writer has with their specific school, but the vast wealth of national knowledge that is also present. Using this understanding of the country's entire college basketball landscape, we have constructed our own preseason poll, based upon the