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  1. 3-point shot: Oriakhi's crucial impact

    Andy Katz

    1. Butler's Rotnei Clarke might be this season's most important traditional transfer, one who sat out a year. But it's hard to argue against Missouri's Alex Oriakhi as the most invaluable immediate transfer. Oriakhi had 18 points, 11 boards and didn'...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: UConn watching Smith case

    Andy Katz

    1. UNLV is seeking a waiver for Roscoe Smith to play immediately after transferring from UConn. The problem is that Smith is going to be a junior and the rule clearly states that a player can be eligible immediately only if a postseason ban is the le...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  3. 3-point shot: UNLV to test transfer rule

    Andy Katz

    1. Connecticut forward Roscoe Smith has transferred to UNLV and the Runnin' Rebels will file a waiver to have him play next season instead of sitting out. The case, according to a source, will be built on Smith's desire to play in the NCAA tournament...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  4. Connecticut Huskies' Jim Calhoun confident amid Roscoe Smith, Mic...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun says he remains optimistic the Huskies will have a winning season in 2013 and be a team that will challenge for an upper division finish in the Big East despite a number of defections and an NCAA postseason penalty next year.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  5. Connecticut Huskies' Jim Calhoun eyes Big East regular-season tit...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun said Friday he has no problem with next season's only possible goal being the Big East regular-season title in 2013 if the Huskies are banned from the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  6. Difficult season awaits UConn, Jim Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    Hall of Fame and three-time national champion coach Jim Calhoun will face his toughest on-court challenge yet, trying to motivate UConn without the opportunity of playing in the postseason in 2013. The NCAA officially informed the Huskies on Thurs...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  7. 3-point shot: Bryce Drew made right call

    Andy Katz

    1.Bryce Drew made the right choice to withdraw from the Mississippi State coaching search. The first-year Valparaiso coach wouldn't have been a fit in the deep South. He is perfect for the next Big Ten opening that may occur in the coming years. Dre...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  8. 3-point shot: As Connecticut turns

    Andy Katz

    1. UConn officials are waiting to see if they will win a waiver to be eligible for the 2013 NCAA tournament. But sophomore Jeremy Lamb and freshman Andre Drummond probably will make up their minds before a decision is rendered. Nothing is official, b...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  9. Connecticut Huskies to learn 2013 fate within week-10 days

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut should learn whether it's eligible to play in the 2013 NCAA tournament within a week to 10 days, according to NCAA president Mark Emmert.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2012
  10. 3-point shot: Penalty won't oust Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    1. The departure of UConn junior forward Alex Oriakhi is not a surprise. The Huskies may not win the appeal to play in the 2013 NCAA tournament. The UConn staff expects freshman Andre Drummond and sophomore Jeremy Lamb to decide here soon about decla...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  11. Katz: With Calhoun, UConn has hungry look

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- A first-round Big East tournament win against DePaul shouldn't change anyone's mind about Connecticut. It was, after all, DePaul, the No. 16 seed in the Big East tournament. But there was something different about the Huskies on Tue...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  12. Breaking down this weekend's top games

    Andy Katz

    Editor's note: Jay Bilas breaks down Missouri-Kansas in today's Weekend Watch. Andy Katz offers a dozen more games to keep an eye on this weekend. Friday Marquette at West Virginia (9 ET, ESPN): West Virginia has to win this game, right? The M...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  13. Transfer keeps Marquette rolling along

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom are Marquette's two best players and they were at it again Saturday in the Golden Eagles' 79-64 win at Connecticut. Crowder scored 29 points and grabbed 12 boards, while Johnson-Odom scored 24 and...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  14. Katz: Games to track this weekend

    Andy Katz

    For full coverage of the Michigan State-Ohio State matchup, click here. Friday Iona at Loyola (ESPNU, 7 p.m. ET): Loyola coach Jimmy Patsos was peeved that his squad was left out of the TV BracketBusters games. Well, this one is on TV and it's ...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  15. Connecticut simply too much for Harvard

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- The basic goal for Connecticut and Harvard is the same: win a championship. The Huskies are angling toward the title that is handed out in New Orleans the first week of April. Harvard simply wants to claim the Ivy League champions...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  16. Alex Oriakhi puts up Adrien-like stat line

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Stony Brook coach Steve Pikiell had spent much of his adult life with an interest in UConn basketball as a former player, assistant and friend of the program. And for the first time, he had no idea what to expect with this edition...

    Blog | November 12, 2010