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Kevin Ollie has put his own imprint on UConn’s success

ARLINGTON, Texas — It’s never easy following a legend. Trust me, I know. There is only one Bob Ryan. They shouldn’t even hold the Final Four without him.

If there were to be a handbook written on the subject of succeeding an industry icon, University of Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie could write it. It’s not possible to handle following in the footsteps of a giant (Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun) any smoother than Ollie.

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