Lakers Can Cross Out Kevin Ollie As He Agrees To 5-Year/$15 Million Deal With UCONNConnecticut basketball coach Kevin Ollie has agreed to a $15 million, five-year contract with the national champion Huskies.
Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school's fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
UConn Wins NCAA Title Over Kentucky, 60-54Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night.
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.
Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young BallersWilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don't remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World's Most Famous Arena.