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  1. Kentucky Wildcats are No. 1 in preseason USA Today coaches poll

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky is the No. 1 team in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  2. Kevin Ollie signs five-year contract with Connecticut Huskies

    Andy Katz

    Coach Kevin Ollie of reigning national champion UConn has signed a new five-year contract worth $2.8 million a year, with incentives that can push it to $3 million per season.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  3. Kevin Ollie is on the verge of signing a contract extension worth...

    Andy Katz

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie and the university are on the verge of finalizing a new five-year contract that will pay Ollie close to $3 million a year, a source with direct knowledge of the talks told ESPN Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  4. UConn Huskies and Kevin Ollie in talks to double coach's pay

    Andy Katz

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie and the university are in negotiations to double his salary after Ollie led the Huskies to the national championship in April, a source with direct knowledge told ESPN on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  5. UConn Huskies, Duke Blue Devils to play each other at Meadowlands...

    Andy Katz

    National champion UConn and Duke are finalizing an agreement to play at the Meadowlands in New Jersey on a date just prior to Christmas, both schools confirmed to ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  6. Expecting the unexpected at Final Four

    Andy Katz

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The favorite? Florida. The trendy pick? Kentucky. And that's why this could be one of the most surprising Final Fours. Wisconsin has the look of a No. 1 seed and the resume to back it up. UConn has arguably the best college player...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  7. Cincinnati's Mick Cronin says referees treat coaches differently

    Andy Katz

    Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin said he sees a double standard with the way in which coaches are treated by officials after referee Teddy Valentine got in his face, almost nose-to-nose, during the second half of the Bearcats' 51-45 loss to Connecticut on Sat

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  8. Weekend Homework: American dreams

    Andy Katz

    The American needs Memphis-UConn to become a rivalry. The league is losing Louisville after one season. Memphis and Cincinnati already had something going from their previous conference affiliation. Cincinnati and UConn have had their moments as m...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  9. Stanford locks down Napier, upsets UConn

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Shabazz Napier had his chances. He was so confident that the Huskies would score, he even he passed on the final one, opting for a more open Omar Calhoun. But none of them dropped for Napier, Calhoun or No. 10 UConn against Stan...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  10. Stanford shuts down UConn for much-needed win

    Andy Katz

    Stanford uses its length and a zone defense to shut down UConn star Shabazz Napier and upset the Huskies.

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  11. Five things on UConn's last-second win over Florida

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Shabazz Napier hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating jumper to beat Florida 65-64 in a thriller Monday at Gampel Pavilion. Here are five observations for the Huskies and Gators. 1. UConn and Napier came through late, agai...

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  12. 3-point shot: Talking transfer rules

    Andy Katz

    A few quick hitters from Tuesday's podcast, which you can listen to here: 1. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon is for one transfer rule: either everyone sits or no one sits out a year. Turgeon also said it might have helped Dez Wells if he had sat out ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  13. 3-point shot: Arizona has gem in Gordon

    Andy Katz

    1. Arizona coach Sean Miller has quite a gem in incoming freshman forward Aaron Gordon, who had a breakout summer playing for the USA FIBA U-19 gold-medal winning team in the Czech Republic in July. Miller said this about Gordon, "Aaron's greatest ta...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  14. 3-point shot: NCAA's flawed Rutgers logic

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA has lacked consistency on granting waivers, whether for an ill relative, in the wake of a coaching firing, following an NCAA violation or any other issue. But the national office cannot, rationally, be inconsistent on waivers when it deal...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  15. 3-point shot: Calipari finds freshman leaders

    Andy Katz

    1. Kentucky coach John Calipari said he can already tell who his leaders may be for the upcoming season. Calipari said freshman Julius Randle and the Harrison twins, Aaron and Andrew, "are going to be the leaders." He said Randle has already proven i...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  16. No need for UConn, Cincy to go begging

    Andy Katz

    UConn and Cincinnati openly campaigned for the ACC spot that Louisville grabbed. Now, with ACC programs locking in grant of rights through 2026-27, it is less likely (although not impossible) for any of its 15 programs to leave for the Big Ten. ...

    Blog | July 11, 2013