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UConn's Problems Deep, But Ollie Says They Can Be Fixed

UConn's Problems Deep, But Ollie Says They Can Be Fixed

STORRS — At this time last season, everyone was talking about UConn's three-point shooting. That hasn't changed, but the tenor of the conversation has. After the first five games of the 2013-14 season, the Huskies were shooting 61 percent on three-point attempts, a torrid pace that, of course, they could not sustain. They finished the season at 38.7 percent. But their reputation as a dangerous three-point shooting team was on the mind of every coach, right through to the national championship game. The proficiency of Niels Giffey (48.3 percent), Shabazz Napier (40.5) and DeAndre Daniels (41.7) from the perimeter had to be considered in any defensive game plan, so the...

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