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  1. Butler and VCU have given the Atlantic 10 newfound national recog...

    Andy Katz

    Butler and VCU have given the Atlantic 10 newfound national recognition, and it's imperative that the league hold onto the programs when the next wave of realignment comes.

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2013
  2. Butler beat UMass and buried its bad loss to VCU in the past - co...

    Andy Katz

    After getting crushed at VCU, the Butler Bulldogs beat UMass and appeared to have found an identity as Selection Sunday nears, writes Andy Katz.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  3. 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
  4. With Catholic 7 looming, Atlantic 10 braces for impact -- college...

    Andy Katz

    CINCINNATI -- Xavier's president, the Rev. Michael Graham, led the Atlantic 10's effort to add Butler and VCU. And if it was up to him, he would seek to add the seven Catholic schools leaving the Big East. "It's always been important for us to be a...

    Blog | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  5. Atlantic 10 race will run through Philadelphia - men's college ba...

    Andy Katz

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- There are storylines aplenty in the Atlantic 10 this season, led by Saint Louis trying to recover from Rick Majerus' absence and the arrival of mid-major darlings Butler and VCU to create the greatest depth in the league's history. ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  6. Conferences have differing views on how to handle departing schoo...

    Andy Katz

    When it came to bylaws about departing teams, the Horizon, Colonial and America East didn't buckle. There are consequences that come along with a departure. Being ineligible for the conference tournament is one of them for these leagues. Butler (Hor...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  7. New conference members describe impact on programs -- men's colle...

    Andy Katz

    On Sunday, 20 schools officially joined new conferences. In their own words, representatives from each school describe what the moves mean for their men's basketball programs.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Daily Word: Assessing the top coaching candidates for the Marylan...

    Andy Katz

    To put it simply, Maryland is one of the best jobs in the country. The Terrapins can boast fertile recruiting territory in the Beltway and surrounding areas. Maryland fans are as loyal and passionate as any in college basketball. The facilities are...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2011
  10. Daily Word: Coach Tommy Amaker is content with Harvard Crimson

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters for Wednesday: • Harvard coach Tommy Amaker now has a good grasp on who he is and where he fits, just like Gonzaga's Mark Few, Butler's Brad Stevens and VCU's Shaka Smart. Amaker has been to the top. He played at Duke, coached ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  11. Rapid Reaction: Butler 70, VCU 62

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- Butler's two-year run in the NCAA tournament will go down in the history of the sport as one of the more remarkable streaks in the modern era. Two years. Two national title games. The first one ended on a last possession miss against mi...

    Blog | April 02, 2011
  12. Halftime Reaction: Butler 34, VCU 28

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- Some quick observations at the half as Butler leads 34-28 over Virginia Commonwealth. Butler shut down Joey Rodriguez, constantly flustering him as he was 0-of-4 from the field and had two assists and one turnover. Butler's Matt How...

    Blog | April 02, 2011
  13. 2011 NCAA tournament: Coaching view of Final Four

    Andy Katz

    What are the keys to each Final Four team? How can they be beaten? Who better to ask than the fellow conference coaches who are plenty familiar with these last four standing?

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  14. NCAA tournament: Final Four primer for Butler Bulldogs, Kentucky ...

    Andy Katz

    Get the Final Four lowdown on the teams playing in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  15. Breaking down BracketBusters

    Andy Katz

    BracketBusters was created to give teams from lower-profile conferences a chance at a full day of exposure and possibly another quality nonconference game before the selection process. Butler at Davidson, the highlight game Feb. 21, is a blockbuster...

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2009
  16. Memphis, UNC and Tennessee earn As

    Andy Katz

    Now that every schedule is out, it's time to grade the top teams. Memphis, UNC and Tennessee get As, but Washington State, Georgetown and Michigan State could have done more, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2007