Ex-UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant

Basketball 04/30/19, 10:18

Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie filed a lawsuit against former assistant Glenn Miller, contending Miller slandered him in comments to the NCAA. Miller told the governing body during its recent investigation of UConn that he had learned about an alleged $30,000 payment Ollie made to the mother of a recruit. Ollie ...

Judge dismisses ex-UConn coach Ollie’s complaint over firing

Sports 02/05/19, 13:13

Former University of Connecticut men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie has lost a bid to stop the school from unilaterally ending arbitration proceedings related to his firing if he files a racial discrimination complaint against UConn.Federal Judge Kari Dooley in Bridgeport on Monday approved a motion by UConn to reject Ollie's ...

Ex-UConn coach Ollie takes dispute to state, federal court

Basketball 01/25/19, 02:21

Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie has brought his $10 million dispute with the school over his firing to both state and federal court.A hearing is scheduled Friday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on a motion that would allow Ollie to move forward with a racial discrimination complaint ...

UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Ollie

Basketball 01/18/19, 18:52

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 fired Ollie after a 14-18 season a year ago, and later detailed numerous NCAA violations ...

UConn asks court to dismiss complaint by ex-coach Ollie

Basketball 12/28/18, 11:04

The University of Connecticut asked a judge to dismiss a complaint filed by former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, who contends his firing was in part racially motivated. In documents filed Thursday, the school argues that the federal court doesn't have jurisdiction and that Ollie doesn't make a specific claim under federal ...

UConn unofficially opens basketball season with First Night

Basketball 10/12/18, 21:56

New coach Dan Hurley introduced himself to UConn's fans on Friday as the Huskies unofficially opened their basketball season with the annual "First Night" celebration inside Gampel Pavilion.UConn's version of "Midnight Madness" is now held at 7 p.m. and no longer marks the start of practice (for the men that ...

UConn holds 1st practice day after NCAA violations announced

Basketball 09/29/18, 11:02

UConn held its first practice under new basketball coach Dan Hurley on Saturday, a day after receiving NCAA notification of alleged recruiting and other violations during Kevin Ollie's tenure at the school.Hurley said everyone is aware of the off-the-court issues. The school said the players won't comment on the allegations."I ...

Former UConn coach Ollie notified of violations by NCAA

Basketball 09/28/18, 23:32

The University of Connecticut and former basketball coach Kevin Ollie have been notified by the NCAA of alleged recruiting and other violations during his tenure at the school.The notice of allegations, released Friday night by UConn with the names of recruits redacted, include numerous charges, including unethical conduct by Ollie ...

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