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  1. 3-point shot: Good news for Butler's Miller

    Andy Katz

    1. New Butler coach Brandon Miller couldn't have had the summer lay out better for him with the decision by assistants Michael Lewis and Terry Johnson to stay on the Bulldogs staff. It's unclear if either had a shot to go with former coach Brad Steve...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Howland over Altman

    Andy Katz

    1. Oregon's Dana Altman got the Pac-12 coach-of-the-year award, but the honor should have gone to UCLA's Ben Howland. Howland has done his best coaching job since he has been at UCLA -- and that includes the three consecutive Final Four runs. Conside...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Keys to Miami's success

    Andy Katz

    1. If you're looking for one of the main reasons for Miami's surge to the top of the ACC, go back to when Shane Larkin arrived and the relationship between new coach Jim Larranaga and school president Donna Shalala. Larranaga said Wednesday that when...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  4. Big East, seven Catholic schools hope to split in summer 2014, so...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is hoping to resolve its divorce with the seven departing Catholic-based basketball schools within the next few weeks in time for a summer 2014 departure, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Another blow for Billikens

    Andy Katz

    1. Saint Louis is already dealing with a fragile state of affairs as Jim Crews takes over for Rick Majerus while he deals with a major heart issue. Now, the potential Atlantic 10 favorite Billikens will start the season without their top guard in Kwa...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  6. Nonconference schedule analysis: A-10

    Andy Katz

    This week, is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each and every team in a dozen of nation's top leagues. On Monday, we began with the ACC, SEC and C-USA. Let's start our second day off with the Atlantic 10 ... BUTLER Toughest...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  7. Veteran coach Crews fills in for Majerus at Saint Louis -- men's ...

    Andy Katz

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Jim Crews took a walk with his wife, Kim, earlier this week and started to reflect on the past three years. They talked about his exit from Army's coaching job in 2009. He mentioned how much he enjoyed working on the basketball cou...

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  8. Saint Louis players saddened by Rick Majerus' absence but vow to ...

    Andy Katz

    Saint Louis captains Cody Ellis and Dwayne Evans were called in last Friday by the coaching staff and athletic director Chris May. Fellow captain Kwamain Mitchell was at home in Milwaukee and had to get the news on the phone. Their coach, Rick Maj...

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  9. 3-point shot: Calhoun back on campus

    Andy Katz

    1. UConn coach Jim Calhoun said two weeks ago that he wanted to be back on campus for the start of school despite having hip surgery earlier this month after falling off his bike. Well, he made it a one day earlier, according to his staff. Calhoun wa...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  10. Saint Louis Billikens must continue on without Rick Majerus -- me...

    Andy Katz

    What we know as of Monday morning is that Rick Majerus is facing a serious heart issue. He will not coach Saint Louis this season. Those close to him aren't even talking about when -- or if -- he will coach again. Just last month, Majerus told me a...

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  11. 3-point shot: Will Keith Clanton stay put?

    Andy Katz

    1. Stanford is scrambling to find a marquee home game to replace Saint Louis after the Billikens canceled a home-and-home series that was to start at Stanford on Dec. 2. The Cardinal were supposed to be the back end of a two-game swing through the Pa...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  12. Rick Majerus has Saint Louis Billikens in contention in the Atlan...

    Andy Katz

    The Atlantic 10 officially added VCU and Butler for the 2012-13 season on Sunday. But both programs will be chasing one school in their first year in the conference: Saint Louis. The Billikens are peaking at the right time, as Xavier goes throug...

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  13. 3-point shot: Irish wait on eligibility ruling

    Andy Katz

    1.Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said there was no decision yet on whether seniors Scott Martin and Tim Abromaitis will receive a sixth season of eligibility. Martin and Abromaitis each have had knee injuries. Martin played in three total seasons -- the...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  14. Saint Louis Billikens coach Rick Majerus hospitalized before game...

    Andy Katz

    Saint Louis coach Rick Majerus told he was released from a Pittsburgh hospital Saturday afternoon after being admitted for precautionary reasons when he didn't take his blood pressure medicine on time.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2012
  15. Game loses an original in Charlie Spoonhour -- college basketball...

    Andy Katz

    College basketball lost one of its comedic old souls Wednesday when Charlie Spoonhour succumbed to a lung disease at 72. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins lost one of his closest friends, leaving him with a stark reminder of an era long past. "He was...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  16. 3-point shot: Turgeon high on Maryland

    Andy Katz

    1. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon said Tuesday that coming to Maryland was the best decision of his life. He said his family absolutely loves living in the D.C. area. He also is confident that he can get the Terps turned around. So, too, is Gary William...

    Blog | January 26, 2012