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  1. 3-point shot: Stronger SMU good for AAC

    Andy Katz

    1. SMU grabbed headlines in college basketball in late August. Stop and digest that for a moment. The commitment of Arlington (Texas) Prime Prep Academy point guard Emmanuel Mudiay to SMU was a significant development for the program and the fledglin...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: NCAA's flawed Rutgers logic

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA has lacked consistency on granting waivers, whether for an ill relative, in the wake of a coaching firing, following an NCAA violation or any other issue. But the national office cannot, rationally, be inconsistent on waivers when it deal...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Tweaking the tournament

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA men's basketball selection committee will make a formal announcement Thursday about the tweaking it did to the bracketing principles for the 2014 tournament during its meeting earlier this month in Park City, Utah. The committee is expect...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  4. Bracket reveal: Charleston Classic

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. A thread of previews and info for all 11 tourneys can be found here. Tournament bracket for the Charleston Classic When and where: Nov. 2...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  5. No need for UConn, Cincy to go begging

    Andy Katz

    UConn and Cincinnati openly campaigned for the ACC spot that Louisville grabbed. Now, with ACC programs locking in grant of rights through 2026-27, it is less likely (although not impossible) for any of its 15 programs to leave for the Big Ten. ...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: UConn adds depth in Kromah

    Andy Katz

    1. Lasan Kromah originally told George Washington he was returning as soon as the season ended. And then in late April he met with GW coach Mike Lonergan and athletic director Patrick Nero in late April and said he was leaving (once he earned his deg...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Wiltjer to the West Coast?

    Andy Katz

    1. If Kyle Wiltjer does leave Kentucky and sit out next season at another school he has a real shot to be a major player in the sport in 2014-15. The schools that are going to pursue him in seeking a release are Gonzaga, Portland, Oregon, Oregon Stat...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  8. Mohegan Sun to host first American Athletic Conference tourney

    Andy Katz

    The newly named American Athletic Conference made its first significant move by awarding its inaugural women's basketball tournament to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: Tourney sites for American

    Andy Katz

    1. For months, the favorites to host the American Athletic Conference basketball tournaments have been Memphis, Tenn., for the men and a Connecticut site (Hartford or the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville) for the women. Announcements are expected in t...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  10. Cincinnati Bearcats, Pittsburgh Panthers to face off in Jimmy V C...

    Andy Katz

    Cincinnati and Pitt will meet on Dec. 17 in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden as one of two high-profile games in the a

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  11. 3-point shot: American getting things done

    Andy Katz

    1. Commissioner Mike Aresco pulled off a shrewd but intelligent move when he made sure the new American Athletic Conference offices stayed in Providence, R.I. -- where the Big East staff has been based. The majority of the staffers are family people ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  12. 3-point shot: Lottery goes Noel's way

    Andy Katz

    1. The new Big East pulled off an officiating coup from its competitor the American Athletic Conference when it landed veteran official John Cahill as its coordinator. Art Hyland, who is retiring as the old Big East's coordinator, will stay on as a c...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  13. 3-point shot: Izzo takes on draft issues

    Andy Katz

    1. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said Thursday on our ESPNU College Basketball podcast that underclassmen should be able to work out for NBA teams before making a decision on whether to remain in the draft. That was the rule before the change by the...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  14. 3-point shot: UWGB learns from Rutgers

    Andy Katz

    1. Wisconsin-Green Bay spokesperson Christopher Sampson said Tuesday that the lesson the school learned from the Rutgers case when there are allegations of mistreatment against a coach is that the story goes national. But UWGB has already done someth...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  15. 3-point shot: Gregg Marshall eyes new deal

    Andy Katz

    1. The new American Athletic Conference has asked for bids to host the 2014 men's basketball tournament. Memphis, Hartford (UConn), Cincinnati, Philadelphia (Temple), Orlando and possibly a few others are expected to submit their proposals. The confe...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  16. 3-point shot: New league's shining moment

    Andy Katz

    1. New American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco relished the moment Monday night as one of his teams -- for this season and, yes, for next -- won a national title. He was guaranteed of another heading into the women's final Tuesday night...

    Blog | April 10, 2013