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  1. Teams moving from Big East to ACC know what to expect -- college ...

    Andy Katz

    Although they haven't played one game in the ACC yet, Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame know what to expect. Their new league has the potential to be just as rugged as the one they left.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  2. 2013 NCAA tournament - Behind a suffocating zone D, Syracuse adva...

    Andy Katz

    With a suffocating defense, Syracuse beats Marquette and advances to the Final Four, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  3. Syracuse Orange unhappy to play in SEC-Big East Challenge

    Andy Katz

    The divorce between Syracuse, Pittsburgh and the Big East continues to be messy as the league and the two departing schools are now embroiled in another controversy: the SEC-Big East Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  4. 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
  5. 3-point shot: The Atlantic-10's coup

    Andy Katz

    1. The Butler Bulldogs and the A-10 are expected to come a resolution within two weeks, according to at least one source close to the situation. The plan would be for Butler to join the A-10 for the 2013-14 season and replace the Temple Owls. Butler ...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  6. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Pitt and Syracuse's ACC moves, NBA draft ...

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters post-Final Four: • Pitt and Syracuse representatives won't be at the Big East meetings, but they will be at the ACC meetings in May. The respective coaches will be at the ACC meetings, too. When will the two schools join the AC...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  7. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Syracuse Orange persevere through off-cou...

    Andy Katz

    Syracuse is going to take the No. 1 ranking into the New Year. The Orange may not hold it throughout the Big East season, but they will not be going away. This team will be in the thick of the chase for a No. 1 seed and a national championship in ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Under Jim Boeheim, Syracuse basketball culture has always been un...

    Andy Katz

    In the world of big-time college hoops, coaches often micromanage their tight ships. For 35 years, Jim Boeheim has done almost the complete opposite at Syracuse, creating a culture that's extremely popular with players and assistants -- but one that is now under examination.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  10. Rick Pitino reacts to Big East defections

    Andy Katz

    Despite the losses of Syracuse and Pitt, Louisville coach Rick Pitino is confident the Big East brand of basketball will not only survive but thrive. He said the Cardinals have no desire to go to another conference and are committed to making the Bi...

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  11. Mike Krzyzewski says Pittsburgh Panthers, Syracuse Orange would b...

    Andy Katz

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said Saturday night grabbing Syracuse and Pittsburgh away from the Big East would be a major coup.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2011
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Impact of Wesley Johnson's transfer felt ...

    Andy Katz

    No transfer enters the season with as much expectation as Wesley Johnson. The former Iowa State wing is supposed to take Syracuse on his back and carry the Orange to a top-five finish in the Big East and back to the NCAA tournament. "I know t...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2009
  16. 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