Arbitrator: UConn coach Ollie improperly fired; owed $11MJanuary 20, 2022 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — An arbitrator has ruled that UConn improperly fired former men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie and must pay him more than $11 million, Ollie's lawyer said Thursday.
Attorney Jacques Parenteau called Thursday's ruling from arbitrator Mark Irvings a “total vindication” for Ollie, who was fired in the spring of 2018 after the school reported it was investigating numerous potential NCAA violations in his program.
UConn: Probation over NCAA violations under Ollie endsJuly 23, 2021 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The two-year probation imposed on UConn men's basketball for NCAA violations under former coach Kevin Ollie has ended.
The governing body informed the school it has met all NCAA regulations, the university said Friday.
Ollie named coach of new league designed for prep standoutsApril 12, 2021 GMT
Former UConn coach Kevin Ollie has joined a new basketball league designed to provide elite high school players another potential pathway to the NBA...
Pick Six: Backcourt stars have chance to shine in NCAAsMarch 17, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Six months after Dan Hurley was hired to resurrect Connecticut, which had just gone through a messy divorce with Kevin Ollie, the former Wagner and Rhode Island coach landed the commitment that would go a long way toward helping...
UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under OllieJanuary 19, 2019 GMT
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules by its basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie.
UConn asks court to dismiss complaint by ex-coach OllieDecember 28, 2018 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut asked a judge Friday to dismiss a complaint filed by former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, who contends his firing was in part racially motivated...
Viewpoint In Game 1 at UConn, Dan Hurley gets the motor startedNovember 9, 2018 GMT
STORRS — There were just under seven minutes left in Dan Hurley’s first night as coach of the UConn basketball team when Josh Carlton, one of his special projects, couldn’t corral an offensive rebound.
Dan Hurley hired as UConn men’s basketball coachMarch 22, 2018 GMT
For the first time in 32 years, UConn has hired a head coach from outside of “the family.”
Dan Hurley has been hired as the 19th head coach in UConn history, sources confirmed on Thursday morning.
AAC men’s basketball: Where does UConn fit in improved leagueJuly 25, 2017 GMT
With the addition of Wichita State and the return of numerous high-level players around the league, the American Athletic Conference will be better this season.
UConn men, women heading in opposite directionsApril 16, 2017 GMT
It wasn’t anything that had not been done before, but, in the grand scheme of things, it meant so much more.
On April 7, 2014, the UConn men secured their fourth national championship with a 60-54 takedown of Kentucky in Arlington, Texas.