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  1. 3-point shot: Butler, Big East not talking yet

    Andy Katz

    1. Butler coach Brad Stevens said Thursday night he has heard nothing (as in nada, zilch) about the Bulldogs moving to the new Big East for next season. Of course, that's because multiple sources within the seven schools departing to the new Big East...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Jim Calhoun in a good place

    Andy Katz

    1. The seven non-FBS Big East schools have always wanted to exit for the 2013-14 season if they could get out in time and the TV deal -- with Fox -- was done. The problem is they can't and don't want to leave, according to a high-level source within ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: More health woes for Duke

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said Tuesday night that forward Josh Hairston is doubtful to play against NC State on Thursday in Durham after he suffered an infection as a result of stitches put into his arm from a cut suffered in last week's victory ...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: Life without Dominic Artis

    Andy Katz

    1. Akron coach Keith Dambrot said Saturday he was willing to switch and play on the road instead of being a home team in BracketBusters Feb. 22 or 23 in order to get a better game. Dambrot was turned down Sunday by the MAC office and the Zips will be...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  5. Bracket reveal: Puerto Rico Tip-Off

    Andy Katz

    Tournament bracket for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off When and where: Nov. 15-16, 18 at Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico Initial thoughts: NC State is hardly a lock to win this event. The Wolfpack will be getting all the preseason prais...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  6. 3-point shot: Jim Baron's fight with URI

    Andy Katz

    1.New Canisius coach Jim Baron says he's in a bitter fight to get all his compensation due for his final two years after he was fired in March from Rhode Island. He said he has three lawyers working on the matter. A URI spokesperson said he had not ...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  7. First impressions of BracketBusters lineup

    Andy Katz

    The matchups for the 10th annual BracketBusters event were announced Monday night, but projecting how important some of these games will be three weeks before they happen is hardly an exact science. Nevertheless, the evidence exists that BracketBu...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  8. 3-point shot: BracketBusters tonight

    Andy Katz

    1. The BracketBusters pairings will be unveiled at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU Monday night. I have no idea what they will be but I'm on the show to discuss the Feb. 17-19 event. I've bounced around plenty of pairings and here are my top four: Saint Mary's...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  9. 3-point shot: Ole Miss on upswing

    Andy Katz

    1. Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy has had a hard time catching breaks since he arrived in Oxford. The Rebels have dealt with injuries, defections and early-entrants and an inability to be consistent enough to be an NCAA tournament team. Whether or not O...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  10. 3-point shot: Road wins key for outsiders

    Andy Katz

    1. The harsh reality for most schools outside the power six conferences is that they must play quality road games, mostly without a return, against elite teams. Win one or a few of those games and they should be treated well for at-large consideratio...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  11. 3-point shot: MSU talks crisis management

    Andy Katz

    1. Michigan State coach Mark Hollis said Thursday that earlier this week he met with football coach Mark Dantonio and men's basketball coach Tom Izzo about the proper protocol in dealing with a crisis, particularly if it's a legal issue. Hollis said ...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  12. Andy Katz's Daily Word: The BracketBusters matchups I want to see...

    Andy Katz

    Siena is in the midst of a three-game road swing and is currently without its best player, Edwin Ubiles, who is out with a shoulder injury. If the Saints, who are cruising in the MAAC with a 10-0 record, can survive this stretch -- let alone ano...

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  13. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Wake Forest Demon Deacons look to exceed ...

    Andy Katz

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Dino Gaudio played the game, attempting to woo Jeff Teague in the 11th hour at his home in Indianapolis before the sophomore made his mid-June decision to stay in the NBA draft. Teague was probably gone anyway, even before ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2009
  14. NCAA tournament: Andy Katz breaks down the South

    Andy Katz

    From the best player to the hottest team, Andy Katz breaks down the South Regional.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2009
  15. A King's touch adds a dose of royalty to Akron's program

    Andy Katz

    LeBron James never took a class at Akron or any other university, but he returns to his hometown school to lend his name, and fame, to his high school coach, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2008
  16. Dambrot promoted to replace Hipsher

    Andy Katz

    Akron hired assistant coach Keith Dambrot on Wednesday to replace Dan Hipsher, who was fired and reassigned within the athletic department.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2004