Alterique Gilbert says his relationship with UConn coach Kevin Ollie clinched his decision. (Getty Images)

Alterique Gilbert, top 25 in Class of 2016, commits to UConn

By Jon Rothstein | CBS Sports Alterique Gilbert, a top-25 prospect in the Class of 2016, has committed to Connecticut, he told CBSSports.com on Saturday morning. The 6-foot-1 point guard joins VCU transfer Terry Larrier […]

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Huskies Come Back To Defeat Tulsa, Advance To AAC Final

The UConn Huskies trailed most of the way, but came back before a roaring XL center crowd to defeat Tulsa in the final minutes and move into the AAC championship game. The Huskies had been 10 points back with 6:36 to play


Kevin Ollie on the Jumbotron at AT&T Stadium after UConn Huskies defeat of Kentucky (Suzanne McDonald/WTIC Photo)

This Year, The Huskies Are The Hunted

Defending national champion UConn goes from playing with a chip on its shoulder to a target on its back.


Shabazz Napier (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Sport)

Napier Leads Uconn Past Rutgers

Shabazz Napier bounced back from an injured shoulder Sunday with 19 points, six assists and five rebounds, leading UConn past Rutgers 66-54.


Kevin Ollie (Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn To Announce New Contract For Ollie

Connecticut has called a news conference to announce a new contract for en’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie.


Artists rendering of a planned UConn basketball practice facility. (Courtesy University of Connecticut)

Ollie Gives $100,000 For Basketball Center; Trustees Vote To Cover Any Cost Overruns

UConn trustees have agreed to pay any cost overruns related to construction of the $33 million dollar basketball practice center. The school also announced a $100,000 donation to the project by Men’s Basketball Coach Kevin Ollie.


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Ollie Makes Coaching Staff Changes

Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie has made some changes to his coaching staff.


Jim Calhoun (Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

“A Day Of Sorrow, Celebration And Admiration”

Jim Calhoun retired as Connecticut’s basketball coach Thursday, closing a 26-year career at the school with thanks to everyone who helped him turn UConn from an athletic backwater into a national power that won three national titles.


File: Kevin Ollie (Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

High Expectations For Rookie Coach

Kevin Ollie can win as many games, even as many national championships, as his predecessor and former coach did at Connecticut. But he can’t transform the program. Jim Calhoun did that already.


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Kevin Ollie New UConn Coach

The University of Connecticut has announced that Kevin Ollie, a former UConn student-athlete who has served as an assistant coach at the University of Connecticut for the past two seasons and is a 13-year NBA veteran, has been named the head men’s basketball coach at UConn.