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  1. Under Jim Boeheim, Syracuse basketball culture has always been un...

    Andy Katz

    In the world of big-time college hoops, coaches often micromanage their tight ships. For 35 years, Jim Boeheim has done almost the complete opposite at Syracuse, creating a culture that's extremely popular with players and assistants -- but one that is now under examination.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  2. Game-by-game look at ESPN's Tip-Off Marathon -- college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    College basketball has an unofficial blockbuster tipoff for the first time with the Carrier Classic between projected No. 1 North Carolina and perennial national contender Michigan State on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson on Nov. 11. The follow-up t...

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  3. Georgia forward Trey Thompkins looks to turn Bulldogs into SEC co...

    Andy Katz

    Georgia forward Trey Thompkins is gaining national attention for his performance despite Georgia's lackluster success. He'll look to turn that personal gain into team triumph.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2010
  4. Andy Katz: Players enjoying one more year

    Andy Katz

    Tyler Smith, Josh Heytvelt and Jeremy Pargo could easily not be at Tennesee and Gonzaga right now. But they're enjoying playing for national contenders, and their teams are more than happy to have them back, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2008
  5. Calipari committed to turning Memphis into legit contender

    Andy Katz

    John Calipari has had his chances to leave Memphis. But he's relishing turning the C-USA program into a consistent national power and that's why he stayed, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2007
  6. Green, Young and Hawes stay in draft; others return to school

    Andy Katz

    Though early entrants have until 5 p.m. Monday to decide on the draft, some did so over the weekend. Andy Katz breaks down how their decisions affected their teams.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2007
  7. Deacons lead early top 50

    Andy Katz

    There are plenty of contenders, but Wake Forest is the No. 1 pick in the Summer Sizzling Top 50.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2004
  8. Syracuse still has juice, just no 'Melo

    Andy Katz

    The Orangemen may have lost Carmelo Antony, but those returning make the champs at least contenders in 2004.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2003
  9. Second-quarter status report

    Andy Katz

    From Final Four favorites to player of year contenders, witness's second-quarter status report.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2003