Report: Kevin Ollie Agrees To $3 Million Annually To Stay At UConnIn the end, Kevin Ollie wasn't that interested in finding out just how green the grass is in the NBA.
Schmeelk: Time For Phil Jackson’s Plan B — And It Better Be GoodWhat, you thought this was going to be easy? C’mon, it’s the Knicks!
Schmeelk: Too Early To Anoint Kerr — Or Anyone Else — As Knicks CoachThe worst thing Phil Jackson can do is repeat the Mike Woodson hiring process. Steve Kerr might very well end up being the best guy for the job, but let’s look at all the options first.
Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipWhat kid of tournament was this? Unpredictable and exciting from start to finish. Just look at the UConn Huskies.
Shabazz Napier Earns Spot Among UConn Greats With 2nd NCAA TitleNapier turned in one final masterpiece as a college player Monday night, lifting the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky and bringing home a championship hardly anyone not wearing a UConn uniform thought was possible.
UConn, Kentucky Ready To Battle It Out In Improbable NCAA Title GameNeither was around in last year's tourney — Connecticut because of a tournament ban over academic issues; Kentucky because it didn't make the field. And neither looked like title contenders at times this season.
Final Four: UConn Star Napier Trying To Shed Walker's ShadowShabazz Napier can shoot, drive and dish, hit big shots, pick off passes, carry a team down the stretch of a game and a season. Sounds an awful lot like another recent UConn star: Kemba Walker.
UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays OffThe Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
UConn Guard Shabazz Napier: ‘We Motivated Ourself With The Sanctions' "We motivated ourself with the sanctions," guard Shabazz Napier said. "We were motivated with people doubting us and it worked out well."
UConn's Jim Calhoun, Geno Auriemma Are There For Kevin OllieHall of Famers Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma have won 11 national championships between them, and Ollie counts both among his friends and close advisers.
NCAA Tournament Down To Final 4: UConn, Florida, Wisconsin, KentuckyUnlike the past few years, there will be no upstarts or Cinderella in the Final Four. These are the big boys all right, but each one has a big chip on their shoulders.