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  1. Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon might not be the best freshman, but...

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon watched the Champions Classic two weeks ago, like most college basketball fans. After studying the teams -- notably the three led by freshmen -- he realized that he was in the perfect spot at Arizona. "The of...

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Tourney clouds early success

    Andy Katz

    1. Who was the best team in the 2011? If you said UConn then you're only talking about the NCAA tournament. The Huskies finished 9-9 in the Big East and were the hottest team in the tournaments. They won 11 games in a row to win the Big East tourname...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  3. SEC tournament primer -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky was clearly the best team in the SEC this season. Will that change in the conference tournament? Andy Katz looks at the storylines and players to watch.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  4. 3-point shot: Spartans have inside track

    Andy Katz

    1. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said on ESPNU's "The Experts" on Tuesday that Ohio State is still probably the best team in the Big Ten. Izzo was playing politics and clearly had no reason to boast. But check the results: Michigan State already has ...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  5. 3-point shot: Southern Miss gets help

    Andy Katz

    1.Southern Miss coach Larry Eustachy boasted that he has his best team yet with the 9-2 Golden Eagles. It's still hard to project if that is true. But adding Kentucky transfer guard Darnell Dodson in the past week will certainly help, especially whe...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  6. Exploring the head-coaching options at Texas A&M

    Andy Katz

    Coming off its sixth straight NCAA tournament appearance and returning possibly its best team in years, Texas A&M seeks the smoothest transition possible after the departure of Mark Turgeon to Maryland. The Aggies should be picked to finish in the t...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  7. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Is West Virginia the best team in the Big...

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- Bob Huggins has made West Virginia an elite team in three seasons. That's what was expected once he arrived at his alma mater after a one-year stint at Kansas State. Just like John Calipari at Kentucky, there is an expectation wh...

    Blog | Conversation | October 23, 2009
  8. Andy Katz: Auburn Tigers expecting a bid

    Andy Katz

    Auburn expects to get an NCAA tournament bid. The Tigers look at the numbers. And if you're in their world it's hard to argue. Auburn has won eight of nine games. The Tigers just smacked the SEC's best team, LSU, by 16 points. Auburn finished th...

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  9. Is Wake Forest the best team in the country?

    Andy Katz

    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Selection Sunday is two months from today, and Wake Forest has every reason to believe it could be the best team in the country and a potential No. 1 overall seed. Is this crazy talk? Nope, not at all. We'll see what happen...

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  10. A&M plays follow the leader; shoots down Jayhawks

    Andy Katz

    Down the stretch against KU, Acie Law demanded the ball and made Texas A&M a contender, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2007
  11. Mississippi State's night to shine

    Andy Katz

    Mississippi State is the best team you may not have seen this season. That can change tonight.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2003
  12. 3-point shot: Aaron Gordon a rising star

    Andy Katz

    1. VCU's Shaka Smart, who was an assistant to Florida's Billy Donovan on the gold-medal winning FIBA USA U-19 team, said on our ESPNU College Basketball Podcast Tuesday that Arizona-bound forward Aaron Gordon was the "best pressing forward I've seen....

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  13. Butler beat UMass and buried its bad loss to VCU in the past - co...

    Andy Katz

    After getting crushed at VCU, the Butler Bulldogs beat UMass and appeared to have found an identity as Selection Sunday nears, writes Andy Katz.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  14. Conference Power Rankings: MWC

    Andy Katz

    The best news for the Mountain West came when San Diego State was brought back into the conference for next season. Now the MWC can settle back, celebrate that it is one of the best leagues in the country and focus on getting a record number of teams...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  15. Coaches' takes on the Final Four teams

    Andy Katz

    We asked four coaches who know the Final Four teams best to share some insight before the festivities begin in New Orleans ... KENTUCKY Vanderbilt went 1-2 against the Wildcats, losing two competitive games in the regular season (69-63 on Feb. ...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  16. Previewing Albuquerque: Evening games

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Here's a look at the evening action at New Mexico's famed Pit: No. 6 UNLV (26-8) vs. No. 11 Colorado (23-11), 9:57 p.m. ET The beauty of any playoff structure is that momentum can carry a team to a title. The best teams ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012