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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 signs five-year contract with Connecticut Huskies

    Andy Katz

    Coach Kevin Ollie of reigning national champion UConn has signed a new five-year contract worth $2.8 million a year, with incentives that can push it to $3 million per season.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  3. 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
  4. UConn Huskies and Kevin Ollie in talks to double coach's pay

    Andy Katz

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie and the university are in negotiations to double his salary after Ollie led the Huskies to the national championship in April, a source with direct knowledge told ESPN on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  5. UConn Huskies, Duke Blue Devils to play each other at Meadowlands...

    Andy Katz

    National champion UConn and Duke are finalizing an agreement to play at the Meadowlands in New Jersey on a date just prior to Christmas, both schools confirmed to ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  6. 3-point shot: Talking transfer rules

    Andy Katz

    A few quick hitters from Tuesday's podcast, which you can listen to here: 1. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon is for one transfer rule: either everyone sits or no one sits out a year. Turgeon also said it might have helped Dez Wells if he had sat out ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 3-point shot: Kentucky's seeding slides

    Andy Katz

    1. Kentucky's NCAA tournament fate is probably closely related to what happened to Purdue in 2010, when the Boilermakers were headed toward a No. 1 seed before Robbie Hummel tore his anterior cruciate ligament in a late-February game at Minnesota. Th...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  9. UConn eyes Big East title after Cuse upset

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Kevin Ollie was determined to coach this season as if Connecticut had a chance for glory, never giving the postseason ban a second thought when he was given a seven-month contract to replace Jim Calhoun or when he received a multiy...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  10. 3-point shot: Big heat in Big East

    Andy Katz

    1.Officials have to be held accountable for their actions when there is a mistake. Just like coaches, players and yes, even those of us in the media who cover the games and the sport. That's why it was good to see Big East official Karl Hess come ou...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  11. Kevin Ollie's contract, Kevin Pangos' scoring and other thoughts ...

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz offers his Monday musings on Kevin Ollie, Kevin Pangos and other college hoops topics around the country.

    Blog | Conversation | December 31, 2012
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Ollie makes quite an impression in UConn Huskies' upset of Michig...

    Andy Katz

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- The Connecticut players circled around Kevin Ollie and hugged him. Then, one by one, they ran over to congratulate their former coach, Jim Calhoun, who had watched his successor's debut, as a fill-in radio analyst. The...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  15. Kevin Ollie's audition to keep UConn job starts with game in Germ...

    Andy Katz

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Kevin Ollie's voice was hoarse. But his energy was unchanged. Sitting in the stands was UConn athletic director Warde Manuel, getting a strong look at his new "head" coach, in whom he was so confident that he gave Oll...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  16. 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