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  1. The next steps for the new Big East conference - college basketba...

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz outlines the next orders of business for the "new Big East" conference.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Big East-MSG pairing solid

    Andy Katz

    1. Connecticut provided a quality crowd Tuesday night at the Jimmy V Classic, giving Madison Square Garden more hope that in the future the Huskies will still be a viable option in the Big East tournament. Big East membership shifts could cause MSG t...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  3. Connecticut Huskies' backcourt will have to lead the way -- colle...

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- While Connecticut isn't eligible to compete in the Big East tournament, NCAA or NIT, Jim Calhoun is confident the Huskies have a shot to be major factors in the Big East regular-season race. Whether that happens, there's no doubt w...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Comparing Louisville Cardinals' postseaso...

    Andy Katz

    Peyton Siva is not Kemba Walker. Never has been. Never will be. But Louisville is mirroring Connecticut, circa 2011, with its NCAA tournament run. The similarities aren't lost on UConn coach Jim Calhoun or this season's Big East tournament run...

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Big East again debates tourney size

    Andy Katz

    This past season, national champ Connecticut finished in ninth place in the Big East and had to win five games to claim the conference tournament title. If the Big East coaches can sway the athletic directors and presidents, the eighth-place finis...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  8. Wins keep coming as Connecticut matures

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- This is no longer just about Kemba Walker or Jim Calhoun or an improbable run through the postseason with five Big East tournament victories in five days and then five more NCAA tournament wins. What we have witnessed here is the matur...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  9. NCAA tournament: UConn Huskies continue to find ways to win

    Andy Katz

    UConn's maturation has led the team to the NCAA tournament title game.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2011
  10. NCAA tournament 2011: Quick hitters

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters on a Monday heading into the Sweet 16: • We can't have it both ways -- criticizing the officials for not officiating until the final seconds of the Rutgers-St. John's Big East tournament game and then officiating until the fin...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2011
  11. Irish poised for Big East tournament run

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Notre Dame coach Mike Brey didn't hesitate to put Ben Hansbrough in the game with four personal fouls, despite the Irish holding an eight-point lead with nearly nine minutes left at Connecticut. But he made sure the fifth-year sen...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  12. Connecticut Huskies coach Jim Calhoun would prefer 16-game Big Ea...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut could easily be a fifth seed -- or lower -- for the Big East tournament and yet earn a higher seed in the NCAA tournament. Our Bracketologist Joe Lunardi has UConn as a No. 4 seed. The Huskies are 12-0 outside the Big East, including ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2011
  13. Big East won't dump double-bye tourney format

    Andy Katz

    Big East men's basketball coaches viewed the double-bye system as unfair in its conference tournament as three of those top four seeds got beat in the quarterfinals last March.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  14. NCAA tournament: Andy Katz: West Virginia's Joe Mazzulla turns in...

    Andy Katz

    Darryl Bryant's practice injury could've been a devastating blow to West Virginia's title hopes. But Joe Mazzulla had other ideas. In an upset of 1-seed Kentucky, Mazzulla turned in the most memorable performance of his career.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2010
  15. NCAA tournament: What happened to the Big East on Day 1?

    Andy Katz

    On a day when the mighty Big East went 1-3, a pair of league powers were humbled in Providence by teams from the NEC and the MAC. One squeaked by and another was run out of the gym. How did it happen?

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  16. Andy Katz: Syracuse's two-headed point guard effective vs. Califo...

    Andy Katz

    One player can't replace Jonny Flynn. But can two? At MSG, Syracuse's two-headed point guard (Scoop Jardine and Brandon Triche) was the winning ticket.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2009