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  1. Big East ponders conference scheduling with eye toward incoming t...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East will send out its annual straw poll to its coaches to get their preseason predictions about the strength of the league's teams to help put together next season's conference schedule. The league office said Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Pit...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  2. Winners and losers from conference movements -- college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    The fallout from the Big East's shakeup in football and basketball this week will continue for weeks, if not months or years. So after another week of changes, the basketball winners and losers can be summed up this way: Winner The Big West: G...

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  3. Rick Pitino of Louisville Cardinals -- Big East should add Memphi...

    Andy Katz

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino is actively lobbying the Big East Conference and its member schools to add Memphis and Temple to the conference, regardless of whether or not the Big East adds Central Florida, Houston or SMU.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  4. Notre Dame, UConn highlight Big East's early-season tournament su...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East was supposed to take a back seat to the Big Ten in the conference rankings. So far no other conference is close to the Big East -- at least in winning early season tournaments. The Big East has won six traditional tournaments (those w...

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  5. Big East announces repeat opponents while schedule remains a work...

    Andy Katz

    While the Big East decided it won't change its tournament format for 2011, where and when its conference games will be played this season remains a long, drawn-out process. The Big East handles its 18-game conference schedule using a poll voted on b...

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  6. 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
  7. Halftime: Washington 29, West Virginia 27

    Andy Katz

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Let's hope for a more fundamentally sound second half from the Washington Huskies-West Virginia Mountaineers game. He are some quick thoughts: •Very sloppy. That's my first thought. • West Virginia tried in vain ...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  8. 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
  9. Andy Katz: Which team has the toughest Big East slate?

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is in a difficult spot when it comes to scheduling. With 16 teams, the league can't ensure that its top teams will always play each other twice, as teams will play a home-and-home series with only three teams. Pitt and Connecticut did ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  10. Andy Katz: Big East looking top-heavy entering league play

    Andy Katz

    As Big East play begins -- with the league looking more top-heavy than ever -- Andy Katz breaks down what each team needs to do to make the league's best case for a record 10 bids.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2008
  11. Andy Katz: Big East early season review

    Andy Katz

    The 2008-09 college basketball season is almost two months old. And the nonconference portion of the schedule is nearly complete. So it's time to take a look at where the Big East stands with conference play on the horizon.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2008
  12. Huggins already making his mark at his alma mater

    Andy Katz

    At long last, Bob Huggins is coaching in the Big East at his alma mater. And despite preconceived notions of Huggs, the players are welcoming his new offense and emphasis on defense, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2007
  13. West Virginia's system still will cause foes fits

    Andy Katz

    West Virginia might have lost most of its upperclass talent, but it still has John Beilein and that should be plenty to flummox Big East foes, Andy Katz writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2006
  14. Heartbreaking loss won't detract from WVU's season

    Andy Katz

    The Mountaineers are undoubtedly taking the loss against Louisville hard. But they'll emerge as one of the favorites in the Big East next season.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2005
  15. NCAA tournament: Andy Katz breaks down the East

    Andy Katz

    From the most intriguing players to potential upsets, Andy Katz breaks down the East Regional.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2010