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  1. College coaches Bill Self, John Calipari haven't been contacted f...

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky's John Calipari and Kansas' Bill Self told ESPN on Monday that it'd be extremely difficult for either to leave their current high-profile college jobs for an NBA opening and both added that they haven't been contacted during this latest frenzy.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  2. Kevin Ollie is on the verge of signing a contract extension worth...

    Andy Katz

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie and the university are on the verge of finalizing a new five-year contract that will pay Ollie close to $3 million a year, a source with direct knowledge of the talks told ESPN Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  3. 3-point shot: Coach K and retirement

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said that he thought about retirement a little bit a year ago after winning Olympic gold in London, according to reports from the Las Vegas USA Basketball minicamp. But those thoughts of leaving Duke and not coaching the...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  4. What a day for UConn coach Kevin Ollie

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Kevin Ollie grabbed the microphone after Saturday night's game against Washington and thanked the Huskies faithful for their support and for believing in him. He made sure he told the Connecticut fans that he would keep their progr...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  5. Kevin Ollie, UConn Huskies basketball coach, receives new five-ye...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut has given men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie a five-year contract extension through the end of the 2017-18 season.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2012
  6. Kevin Ollie takes over UConn Huskies with Jim Calhoun's encourage...

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Kevin Ollie's voice is hoarse. He hasn't stopped talking throughout the entire Connecticut practice. It is his voice that reverberates over the clapping, the cheering and the enthusiastic responses from the players. The energy at ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  7. Kevin Ollie happy for the chance to lead UConn  college basketba...

    Andy Katz

    Kevin Ollie has one season to prove he's the right guy to follow Jim Calhoun as UConn basketball coach. Ollie is sure he'll be there for the long haul.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  8. Connecticut Huskies' Jim Calhoun announces retirement

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun announced his retirement Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  9. 3-point shot: Will Keith Clanton stay put?

    Andy Katz

    1. Stanford is scrambling to find a marquee home game to replace Saint Louis after the Billikens canceled a home-and-home series that was to start at Stanford on Dec. 2. The Cardinal were supposed to be the back end of a two-game swing through the Pa...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  10. Daily Word: During White House visit, Jim Calhoun at ease about K...

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: To watch Andy Katz's White House interview with Jim Calhoun, click here. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The sun broke through just over the South Lawn of the White House amid a thick batch of humidity that had started to stifle the air Monday af...

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  11. Pondering a successor for Connecticut Huskies coach Jim Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Jim Calhoun seems as energized coaching Connecticut this season as I've seen him in the 11 years I've covered the Huskies. He has a youthful look about him, an unbridled enthusiasm for the job. He has a star in Kemba Walker, who ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  12. Connecticut Huskies hire Kevin Ollie as assistant coach

    Andy Katz

    The Connecticut men's basketball program took the first step toward cleansing itself of an NCAA investigation by hiring former player Kevin Ollie to be an assistant coach.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  13. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Kevin Ollie to Connecticut isn't a done d...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut needs a fresh face from the past, one that brings instant credibility to the staff, has connections to the NBA and would be a huge hit for high school players looking for someone to relate to as they make their choices. UConn alumnus ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  14. Bucks sign Ollie to one-year deal

    Andy Katz

    Free-agent point guard Kevin Ollie signed a one-year, $950,000 contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night, Ollie told ESPN.com on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2002