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  1. 3-point shot: Best Final Four hosts

    Andy Katz

    1. The Final Four is accepting offers for future sites for 2017-20. The deadline for the bids is Oct. 11. Let's clear this up a bit. Indianapolis, host again in 2015 after North Texas in 2014, has a deal with the NCAA that they will host at least eve...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  2. BYU heads into second WCC season with 'sense of urgency' - men's ...

    Andy Katz

    BYU's decision to leave the Mountain West Conference, go independent in football, and join the West Coast Conference in all other sports for the 2011-12 season was supposed to hurt the Cougars' basketball program because it would effectively end BYU'...

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  3. 3-point shot: BYU in on Jabari Parker?

    Andy Katz

    1. BYU is still a serious contender for the No. 1 player in the country in Jabari Parker. How so? Parker made an unofficial visit to Provo on Thursday and met with coach Dave Rose, according to multiple sources. Parker, who is Mormon, has made multip...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  4. Andy Katz's Daily Word: A primer for the West Coast Conference se...

    Andy Katz

    The West Coast Conference season officially started with Gonzaga's blowout win over Portland on Wednesday night. But the race to the top truly begins with Thursday's opener between BYU and Saint Mary's at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif. Here's a lo...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  5. Big 12 to discuss commissioner Dan Beebe's job status, source say...

    Andy Katz

    The Pac-12's decision not to expand has made the remaining nine Big 12 schools trend toward an agreement to stick together. But Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe's situation is tenuous at best, Andy Katz reports.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  6. Quick hitters from around the nation -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- Quick hitters on the day of the national championship game: • BYU's Dave Rose would have considered leaving the Cougars despite the school's most successful season since the Danny Ainge era. But BYU showed a high level of commitment...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  7. Sweet 16 field is set for the NCAA men's basketball tournament

    Andy Katz

    A first look at the favorites, the newcomers, the stars and the storylines that make up this year's Sweet 16.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament: Southeast Region breakdown

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz breaks down the Southeast Region, identifying the matchups and players to watch as well as possible upset picks.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  9. Losing Brandon Davies is a potentially crushing blow for BYU Coug...

    Andy Katz

    BYU sophomore forward Brandon Davies was so distraught over breaking the school's honor code that he has spent the past 24 hours being extremely remorseful, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Davies isn't expected to be around t...

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  10. BYU F Brandon Davies dismissed from team for honor code violation...

    Andy Katz

    BYU's potential Final Four chances were dealt a significant blow when starting forward Brandon Davies was dismissed Tuesday from the team for the remainder of the season for a violation of the school's honor code.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  11. Thoughts for final week of regular season

    Andy Katz

    Quick thoughts for the final week of the regular season: • If Kansas State continues on its current pace and finishes in third place in the Big 12, why shouldn't Frank Martin be coach of the year in the league? Martin has dealt with multiple s...

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  12. Rivalries are not what they used to be -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    The villains are missing. The hatred, the jealousy and the nastiness are no more. Rivalries have tamed in college basketball. My two favorites from covering the sport for the past 20 years -- outside of the obvious North Carolina-Duke -- were obs...

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  13. Jimmer Fredette and Stephen Curry could share similiar NCAA path

    Andy Katz

    Jimmer Fredette is not Stephen Curry. They are not the same type of player. Fredette is not a lock for the lottery, as Curry was. And BYU is hardly Davidson. BYU is not a mid-major. The Cougars play in front of 22,000 fans at the Marriott Center. ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  14. Wisconsin Badgers to rise -- or fall -- with Jon Leuer

    Andy Katz

    Jordan Taylor led Wisconsin with 22 points in the Big Ten opener, a 68-60 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night in Madison. Jon Leuer finished with 16 points. And while Taylor's steady play at the point is critical to Wisconsin's climb toward con...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  15. BYU Cougars Jimmer Fredette returns to Glens Falls, N.Y., for uni...

    Andy Katz

    Al Fredette got a few of his friends together, headed down to the Glens Falls Civic Center on a mid-September Friday afternoon and prepared to spend the night waiting for the ticket office to open at 9 a.m. Saturday. He wasn't waiting to see the Sto...

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  16. Andy Katz's Daily Word: BYU's Dave Rose set to testify before Con...

    Andy Katz

    BYU coach Dave Rose heads to Congress next week to advocate for more cancer research on behalf of the American Cancer Society. At a time when the perception of college basketball coaches continues to take a hit, this is a needed respite. Amid allega...

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2010