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  1. Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center to host Big Ten tourney in 2017

    Andy Katz

    The Big Ten will take its men's basketball tournament to Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center in 2017, following up on adding Maryland and Rutgers with the sole purpose of pushing its brand into major eastern markets.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  2. Weber out after nine seasons at Illinois

    Andy Katz

    Illinois fired Bruce Weber Friday, one day after the Illini lost to Iowa in the Big Ten tournament, the coach told Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  3. NCAA tournament: Andy Katz breaks down the Midwest

    Andy Katz

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

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  4. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Coaching spotlight with Bruce Weber

    Andy Katz

    Bruce Weber can still remember the last conversation he had with his mother. It was on the eve of the Big Ten tournament five years ago. "She said to me, 'It's almost like a fairy tale. Every time I turn on the TV, you're on.' I remember, she said...

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2010
  5. Andy Katz: Coaching spotlight with Bruce Weber

    Andy Katz

    Our coaching spotlight points to Illinois, where Bruce Weber still draws inspiration from his hard-working father and doting mother to this day.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2010
  6. Thanks to Big Ten, Michigan's a postseason threat

    Andy Katz

    Michigan won't be in the NCAAs, but will cause plenty of trouble as part of the Big Ten tournament.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2003
  7. Recent history says NCAA will add to penalties

    Andy Katz

    Changing history in the form of forfeits probably won't satisfy the NCAA's infractions committee, if recent trends continue.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2002
  8. Barclays Center negotiates with A-10, ACC

    Andy Katz

    The Barclays Center is negotiating with the ACC and the A-10 to work out a deal for the 2017 postseason tournament dates that could involve a scheduling alliance and non-conference doubleheaders between the two conferences, sources told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  9. Iowa Hawkeyes not shying away from expectations -- college basket...

    Andy Katz

    Iowa has no more excuses. This is the season. The expectation is to contend for a top spot in the Big Ten and, at the very least, make the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2006. A trip next week to England and France should be the start of so...

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  10. 3-point shot: The brutal Big Ten

    Andy Katz

    1. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said Tuesday on "Katz Korner" that he told Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski that at least two ranked Big Ten teams might not get byes in the conference tournament, stressing how difficult it will be when the tourney kicks o...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  11. 3-point shot: Terps-'Cats a sleeper matchup

    Andy Katz

    1. One of the sleeper games that won't get much publicity during the ACC-Big Ten Challenge is Maryland at Northwestern. The Terps have only one loss (to Kentucky in Brooklyn in the opener) while Northwestern is undefeated after winning the tournament...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  12. Surging ahead: Atlantic 10 does the right thing -- men's college...

    Andy Katz

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- After Temple decided to bolt for the Big East, coach Fran Dunphy never even considered the possibility that the Owls wouldn't be allowed to play in the 2013 Atlantic 10 tournament. And why would he? That's not the way the A...

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  13. Minnesota Golden Gophers face uphill battle in Big Ten

    Andy Katz

    Minnesota could be just fine in March as a top-four finisher in the Big Ten and a ranked team that's ready to win a few games in the NCAA tournament. That's the global, more optimistic view for the Minnesota fan. But it will be a dicey road to get...

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  14. Virginia Cavaliers' win shows there are no guarantees in the ACC/...

    Andy Katz

    The Big Ten is seven or eight deep in potential NCAA tournament teams. The ACC has Duke and a host of teams that are hard to discern from No. 2 on down. So of course the Big Ten will capture the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, right? Not quite. Virginia rev...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2010
  15. 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
  16. Must-see games for 2010-11 men's college basketball season

    Andy Katz

    The 2010-11 season is filled with great matchups. Here are some games you can't miss.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010