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  1. La Salle Explorers aim to maintain momentum -- college basketball...

    Andy Katz

    La Salle coach John Giannini has certainly reaped the benefits of a magical March run. He threw out the first pitch at a Phillies game. He picked up transfers from out of the region, not the norm for a school considered more or less regional for much...

    Blog | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  2. NCAA reduces suspension of Texas Longhorns' Myck Kabongo to 23 ga...

    Andy Katz

    Texas guard Myck Kabongo must sit out 23 games for accepting impermissible benefits and giving false statements during the investigation, the NCAA announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  3. Antony Davis' NBA debut shows the benefits of time in college

    Andy Katz

    Anthony Davis had a dominating performance for the New Orleans Hornets in a season-opening loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Davis scored 21 points, grabbed seven boards, made all nine free throw attempts and converted 6 of 12 field ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  4. 3-point shot: Silver lining for N. Iowa?

    Andy Katz

    1. Northern Iowa actually could benefit from the three-game suspension to leading scorer Anthony James. The Panthers start the season with three winnable games at home -- against Wartburg, Toledo and North Dakota -- before opening up the Battle 4 Atl...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  5. New Mexico Lobos benefit from coaching friendship -- men's colleg...

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Craig Neal knew the pasta Steve Alford would like for lunch at this particular Nob Hill area restaurant a mile or so from New Mexico's campus. Alford took Neal's recommendation, and after a few bites knew it was a good call. Th...

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  6. Billy Donovan breaks down the gold-winning U18 roster -- men's co...

    Andy Katz

    The gold medal won by the USA men's under-18 team in Brazil last week will reverberate across a number of college campuses in the fall. The players who won gold -- the majority of whom are set to begin their freshman seasons -- will benefit from the...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  7. Early-entry draft deadline benefits a few schools during spring--...

    Andy Katz

    Oregon State put the full-court press on Victor Robbins as soon as Jared Cunningham declared for the NBA draft by the NCAA's April 10 deadline. The Beavers nabbed the 6-foot-6 forward from Compton, Calif., to give them a much-needed body up front wh...

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  8. Motivated by last year, Baylor moves on

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Baylor had every right to be concerned this past offseason. The Bears went from the Elite Eight to no postseason at all. After losing Perry Jones III for the Big 12 tournament, when he was deemed ineligible for extra benefits, Baylor di...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  9. 3-point shot: Feeling impact of violations

    Andy Katz

    1.The season began with a trickling of news of extra benefits benching key players. We can quibble on the merits of each extra benefit from C.J. Leslie (NC State), Ryan Boatright (Connecticut) and Festus Ezeli (Vanderbilt). But the reality is that t...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  10. WCC should be fun at the top with BYU addition - college basketba...

    Andy Katz

    During the conference alignment feeding frenzy, one of the best moves was made by a league that doesn't play in the Football Bowl Subdivision. And one team may benefit more than most. The West Coast Conference's quick decision to offer a soft landi...

    Blog | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  11. Rebuilt VCU Rams look to make noise in Colonial Athletic Associat...

    Andy Katz

    The tangible benefits of VCU's run to the Final Four are seen on campus with the addition of luxury suites at Alltel Pavilion. The coaches' offices -- for men and women -- have been updated. There is a display case for trophies going up in the luxury...

    Blog | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  12. Team USA U19 team doesn't medal, but benefits from experience -- ...

    Andy Katz

    All Greg McDermott needed to hear came right after the end of the FIBA U-19 World Championships in Latvia, when the gold-medal-winning coach from Lithuania explained that his team had a great four years together. "We've been together since June 20t...

    Blog | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  13. Oakland Golden Grizzlies coach Greg Kampe regrets skipping Bracke...

    Andy Katz

    Oakland coach Greg Kampe chose not to participate in BracketBusters weekend because he didn't see the benefit for the Golden Grizzlies. He does now. And he regrets telling the Summit League that he didn't want to be a part of the event. "I ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  14. UConn shows depth in win over Tennessee

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- No team may benefit more from sprinkling in key nonconference games in the middle of its conference season than Connecticut. The Huskies, who have already built a strong resume with three wins at the Maui Invitational in Novembe...

    Blog | January 22, 2011
  15. Daily Word: Analyzing WAC expansion possibilities - college baske...

    Andy Katz

    The agreement to keep Fresno State and Nevada in the WAC for two more basketball seasons should be a benefit to the power rating of the league and any possible at-large berths that might come out of it. Neither Fresno State nor Nevada has been a ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  16. Calipari-led telethon will benefit Haiti

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky coach John Calipari has helped organize and will be an active participant in a "Hoops for Haiti" telethon Sunday throughout the stateand into parts of West Virginia. The goal is to raise money for the United Way and Red Cross as the organ...

    Blog | January 16, 2010