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  1. BYU's Dave Rose keeps on fighting in his battle with cancer

    Andy Katz

    The scans have been occurring twice a year for four years now. And in each of the past eight scans, as Dave and Cheryl Rose waited for the doctor to return with the news, there was that moment, those agonizing minutes that left them wondering the wor...

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 3-point shot: UNLV takes another hit

    Andy Katz

    1. UNLV coach Dave Rice didn't hesitate to suspend sophomore Savon Goodman from the team for this season. But he hasn't given up on him. Rice had no choice but to boot Goodman after it was reported in Las Vegas that a warrant had been issued for his ...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  4. Change in LDS mission rule will have effect on BYU Cougars recrui...

    Andy Katz

    No Division I coach has to balance recruiting classes as much as BYU's Dave Rose. And now his job has gotten even more difficult. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the minimum age requirement for church members' mis...

    Blog | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  5. 3-point shot: Duke's Hood likely 1-and-done

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and his assistant coaches are as good at adapting to the current climate as any staff. Kentucky doesn't have the market cornered on one-and-done players. Duke has done it and will continue to do so. The pickup of Rodney ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  6. 3-point shot: BYU an extremely tough 14

    Andy Katz

    1. The selection committee said BYU and Iona were 14 seeds because of the need to have the Cougars play into a Thursday-Saturday regional if they won. But they also wanted to make sure the Cougars weren't near a WCC team or out West (too far to trave...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  7. 3-point shot: Illinois' Weber a beaten man

    Andy Katz

    1. Illinois coach Bruce Weber has had multiple chances to leave. In hindsight, he should have gone. Weber will get paid millions if he's out at season's end. His comments after Wednesday's home loss to Purdue sounded like those of a defeated coach. I...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  8. Tough Baylor hands BYU rare home loss

    Andy Katz

    For one scary moment, Perry Jones III feared he was done for a long time. Baylor's big man was writhing on the court in pain and wasn't sure he could come back into the game, let alone how much of the season might be missed. Jones had knocked k...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  9. 3-point shot: Eyes on another upset of No. 1

    Andy Katz

    1. NC State coach Mark Gottfried is hoping for an Indiana-Assembly Hall like atmosphere to pull off a second consecutive Saturday upset of a No. 1 ranked team. The Hoosiers knocked off Kentucky last week and the Wolfpack host top-ranked Syracuse at t...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  10. 3-point shot: Lavin's team in good hands

    Andy Katz

    1.St. John's coach Steve Lavin never could have imagined he would be taking a leave of absence for prostate cancer surgery in his second season. But Monday night's opener was another reminder that Lavin has put together a terrific staff. Mike Dunlap...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  11. WCC should be fun at the top with BYU addition - college basketba...

    Andy Katz

    During the conference alignment feeding frenzy, one of the best moves was made by a league that doesn't play in the Football Bowl Subdivision. And one team may benefit more than most. The West Coast Conference's quick decision to offer a soft landi...

    Blog | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  12. 3-point shots: Pitt's Robinson to return

    Andy Katz

    1. Pitt coach Jamie Dixon said senior forward Nasir Robinson should be back at practice sometime next week after missing the past few weeks following a torn meniscus in his right knee. Robinson is one of two key seniors for the Panthers. The other is...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  13. A list of players who might end up on Wooden Award watch list - c...

    Andy Katz

    At this time last year, Ben Hansbrough's name didn't appear on the Wooden Award preseason watch list. Five months later, he edged out Connecticut's Kemba Walker for Big East Player of the Year. Using that as a backdrop, let's remember that the list...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  14. WCC keeps fingers crossed with BYU

    Andy Katz

    Earlier this month, when Big 12 athletic directors were pursuing a possible 10th member to replace Texas A&M, they reached out to Brigham Young University. But will the Cougars listen again if the phone rings? Would they dismiss being an indep...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  15. Brandon Davies crucial to BYU's success -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    In case BYU didn't get a stark enough reminder in March of what life is like in the paint without Brandon Davies, the Cougars were reminded with force during their recent tour of Greece. Having Davies might not have changed the outcome against the...

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2011
  16. Hoops in the West shouldn't be defined by just the Pac-12 -- coll...

    Andy Katz

    The conference formerly known as the Pac-10 might be a little down these days, but college basketball in the West is alive and well, thank you very much.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2011