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  1. The Texas Longhorns need Javan Felix to develop this summer - col...

    Andy Katz

    Javan Felix is one Longhorn who decided to accept the challenge of turning around Texas. When he returns to Austin in the fall, writes Andy Katz, he needs to take over.

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  2. College coaches rave about Mike Dunlap -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Mike Dunlap saved a season at Arizona. He did something similar at St. John's. Now he faces his toughest challenge yet with the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats. A revered basketball savant among his coaching peers, Dunlap has become the "fix-it man." O...

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  3. Renardo Sidney is key to Mississippi State Bulldogs' success -- c...

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- Rick Stansbury is facing the toughest coaching challenge of his career. What should he do with Renardo Sidney? And this time, Sidney's problems apparently aren't related to his behavior. At issue is how to deal with a player who has s...

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  4. Gary Williams to retire as Maryland Terrapins basketball coach

    Andy Katz

    Maryland coach Gary Williams is retiring, the school announced on Thursday. Williams will have a news conference on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  5. Andy Katz: Connecticut Huskies coach Jim Calhoun is hopeful about...

    Andy Katz

    Is Connecticut still among the blueblood elite or is it a program in decline? Despite some recent challenges, Huskies coach Jim Calhoun envisions a bright future.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  6. Andy Katz: Gonzaga Bulldog Austin Daye hopes he can be physical e...

    Andy Katz

    Austin Daye was scheduled to be in Phoenix on Sunday for his team workout before heading to Chicago. The onus is on Daye to prove he can be a physical player. If he meets that challenge at stops like Phoenix, proves he is an exceptionally skilled p...

    Blog | Conversation | May 25, 2009
  7. NCAA tournament: Feel the incitement

    Andy Katz

    BOSTON -- Early second-half musings: • When a coach makes a point and then turns away, why does an official get into the huddle to incite the situation? Official Pat Driscoll, aka Mr. Bean, went back at Jamie Dixon to challenge him after Di...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  8. Gaudio faces challenge at Wake Forest; top recruits stay committe...

    Andy Katz

    Dino Gaudio was the popular choice to replace Skip Prosser at Wake Forest. Now he's got to tackle the challenges of taking over a young team and keeping the big-time recruits, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2007
  9. Winning title nothing compared to rebuilding

    Andy Katz

    Thought winning a national title was Roy Williams' toughest challenge? Try rebuilding UNC from scratch.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2005
  10. Montgomery ready for NBA challenge

    Andy Katz

    Out of his Stanford comfort zone, new Warriors coach Mike Montgomery is ready for the NBA challenge ahead.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2004
  11. Warrick staying at Syracuse for senior year

    Andy Katz

    Syracuse's chances to challenge for the 2005 national title got a much-needed lift Thursday when junior Hakim Warrick decided to return for his senior season, Syracuse's staff told Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2004
  12. Coverdale man of the moment, and perhaps the season

    Andy Katz

    Start the Wooden Award player of the year campaign, because Indiana's Tom Coverdale proved he's for real Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2002