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Ollie alleges racial discrimination in suit vs UConn

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie is alleging that his firing was racially motivated. Ollie says in court documents filed Tuesday in federal court that he was treated differently from former coach Jim Calhoun, who wasn’t fired despite incurring recruiting violations. Ollie says that the university has illegally tried to

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Daily Dirt – 4/4/18

Today’s Dirt… I can confirm that Amorrow Morgan is headed to South Alabama with Richie Riley. Morgan spent last season on Riley’s staff at Nicholls State. He has also been an assistant at Henderson State (AR), Our Lady of the Lake (TX), and Illinois Springfield. He will be the only NSU assistant joining Riley as

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HOT: Dan Hurley Headed to UConn

URI’s Dan Hurley will become the next head basketball coach at UConn according to an ESPN report this morning. The deal is reported to be a six-year pact. Hurley’s Rams finished this season with a 26-8 record and advanced to the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament. He compiled a 113-82 in his six

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Daily Dirt – 3/20/18

A bunch of quick things that I’ve heard… Middle Tennessee State assistants Win Case and Ronnie Hamilton will be joining Kermit Davis at Ole Miss. No word yet on the third assistant or support staff. Staying with MTSU…They have hired Parker to run their search. I’ve heard that Collegiate Sports Associates has the Fresno State

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Breaking: Kevin Ollie let go at UConn

Kevin Ollie has been fired “for just cause” as the head coach of the UConn men’s basketball team after six seasons. The Huskies just finished up their second straight sub-.500 season. Overall Ollie coached the Huskies to a 127-79 record, including winning the national title in 2014. “It is unfortunate that this decision became necessary.

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/7/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Yesterday, UConn Athletic director David Benedict publicly commented on the future of head coach Kevin Ollie. He said, “Coach Ollie and I have spoken, he understands he has got to focus on things he can control. I have a good relationship with Coach, I believe he

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/1/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Colorado State head basketball coach Larry Eustachy is facing new conduct investigation. CSU athletic director Joe Parker said Wednesday, “We have started a climate assessment, which involves conversations with the students and staff members associated with the men’s basketball program.  As always, we will not make

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Daily Dirt – 3/27/17

Been a busy day…just wanted to get caught up on a few things that I’ve heard… Glen Miller is no longer the Associate Head Coach at UConn. He had been on the staff there for the past seven seasons, serving the past five as the Associate Head Coach . The former head coach at Brown

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