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
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
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
No. 18 Arizona (9-3) seems to have gotten back on track after a rocky start to the season. The Huskies (7-3) could use a quality road win to bolster their murky hopes. Will they get it Thursday night in Tucson?
Kevin Ollie is coaching for his professional life. There’s no point
It’s a rivalry game in the Big Apple! Connecticut (6-2) meets Syracuse (6-1) in a clash of old Big East titans. The game is the nightcap of the Jimmy V Classic to benefit cancer research.
There’s something special about New York City. The streets of Manhattan bring out the best
On Monday morning, Lithuanian native Lukas Kisunas pledged to the UConn Huskies, giving Coach Ollie his third commitment in recent weeks, all for the Class of 2018. He had made an official visit to Storrs last week. Kisunas, a native of Vilnius, the country’s capital city, recently measured in at
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
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.
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
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.
The Huskies (5-8) visit the Blues City in an attempt to get back in the W column, as they take on a Tigers (10-4) team that will look to protect its home court and continue its resurrection.
UConn has had a rough season so far. There’s no arguing that Husky
Tonight at Madison Square Garden, Big East rivals Syracuse and UConn meet again in a contest that has national implications! If only this were still true; alas, UConn has been banished to the AAC, while the Orange have become a valued member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Still, these two
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The University of Connecticut Huskies get set to begin the Maui Invitational with a showdown against the Cowboys of Oklahoma State. The Hawaiian tournament has been kind to UConn in the past; they’ve won the event twice (2005, 2010). Maui is a place that
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
Every year it seems as if the offseason gets longer and longer. This past one felt like Perry Ellis’s career in length. But thankfully, it is over, and college basketball promised for us a great slate of weekend games. They did not disappoint.
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A year ago, the state of Connecticut was buzzing with championship aspirations, as the Huskies were getting set to field a team made up of valuable returning players and talented newcomers. Huskynation was legitimately thinking national title. Unfortunately, the season proved to be one marred by inconsistency, and by the