Ollie named coach of new league designed for prep standouts

Former UConn coach Kevin Ollie is joining a new basketball league designed to offer elite high school players another potential pathway to the NBA. Ollie will serve as coach and director of player development for Overtime Elite, which markets itself to players between 16 and 18 years old with promises of academic education and a six-figure salary. The league offers another possibe alternative to NBA besides the NCAA, developmental G League or overseas play. It’s  to start in September and features 30 players all living and playing in a city yet to be named.