Kevin Ollie


In the aftermath of his leading UConn to the national title last month, head coach Kevin Ollie became an even more popular figure in NBA coaching circles.


Kevin Ollie is not going to the Lakers,


A source close to national champion UConn coach Kevin Ollie tells the L.A. Times that Ollie would listen to a Lakers coaching offer but probably stay in Storrs.


Down 16-4 against Florida in the national semifinal on Saturday night, UConn got a big three from DeAndre Daniels and a belief in each other to rally and reach the final Monday against Kentucky.


A year after sitting out the postseason because of NCAA sanctions and led by a former UConn and NBA point guard who replaced a Hall of Fame coach, the Huskies are back in the Final Four.