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  1. 3-point shot: Oregon's transfer appeal

    Andy Katz

    1. Oregon is now one-year U. The Ducks under Dana Altman have made a habit of finding players for one season who can make an impact. UNLV's Mike Moser is the latest to choose Oregon in this situation, picking the Ducks over Washington and Gonzaga. Mo...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Colorado's buff schedule

    Andy Katz

    1. Colorado didn't burn any bridges when it left the Big 12 and the Buffaloes are taking advantage of the relationships to schedule quality nonconference games for a team that should make the NCAA tournament in 2014. The Buffaloes already get Kansas ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Good coaches hard to land

    Andy Katz

    1. UCLA, USC and Minnesota are finding out what Oregon and others have discovered in how difficult it is to extract coaches from good situations. On the surface the jobs are perceived as better jobs than what some of these coaches currently have, but...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: Coaching carousel whirls

    Andy Katz

    1. Minnesota coveted VCU's Shaka Smart, but his former boss, current Golden Gophers athletic director Norwood Teague, couldn't convince Smart to come to the Twin Cities (he should know Smart is loyal to VCU) for the head-coaching job from which Tubby...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Howland over Altman

    Andy Katz

    1. Oregon's Dana Altman got the Pac-12 coach-of-the-year award, but the honor should have gone to UCLA's Ben Howland. Howland has done his best coaching job since he has been at UCLA -- and that includes the three consecutive Final Four runs. Conside...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Oladipo looking like POY

    Andy Katz

    1. This could be a year where there is no consensus among the various player of the year awards from the Wooden, to the AP to the Naismith to the Oscar Robertson to the Rupp. That's why Indiana's Victor Oladipo, Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart, Kansas'...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Terps moving on Wells waiver

    Andy Katz

    1. Dez Wells is expected to keep a low profile at Maryland while the school applies for a waiver to see if he can play immediately after being expelled from Xavier. According to a source, Maryland hasn't approached Xavier about helping with the waive...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  8. Toughest legend to replace? Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    To correspond with Jason King's feature on how tough it is to replace a legend, three of our writers gave their take on who will be the toughest icon to replace. Also see Myron Medcalf's take on Mike Krzyzewski and Dana O'Neil's take on John Calipari...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  9. Source -- Oregon Ducks' Dana Altman passes on Nebraska Cornhusker...

    Andy Katz

    Oregon coach Dana Altman will remain Ducks coach and not entertain the thought of going back to Nebraska, a source with direct knowledge told ESPN.com Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  10. 3-point shot: Penalty won't oust Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    1. The departure of UConn junior forward Alex Oriakhi is not a surprise. The Huskies may not win the appeal to play in the 2013 NCAA tournament. The UConn staff expects freshman Andre Drummond and sophomore Jeremy Lamb to decide here soon about decla...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  11. 3-point shot: Fisher shines at SDSU

    Andy Katz

    1. Seriously, if San Diego State keeps this up and wins the Mountain West, Steve Fisher has to win national coach of the year. The Aztecs were gutted by exhausted eligibility and early entries. There was no reason to believe the Aztecs would win the ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  12. 3-point shot: Brown's exit shocks Ducks

    Andy Katz

    1. The decision by freshman guard Jabari Brown to transfer from Oregon stunned the Ducks coaching staff. Head coach Dana Altman said after Sunday's game that he tried to talk Brown out of the decision and he wasn't closing the door. Altman said Brown...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  13. Rain won't force Carrier Classic below deck

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: For Dana O'Neil's game preview, click here. Also, check out a historic photo gallery of basketball being played on aircraft carriers for decades, including a WWII-era shot of a future President. SAN DIEGO -- A number of sailors, som...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  14. Four games stand out on Friday's college basketball schedule

    Andy Katz

    Oregon coach Dana Altman was scrambling for a game in late August. He said Auburn had canceled on him, despite it being a home game for the Tigers. So the Ducks were desperate. Altman talked to his good friend, Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings, abo...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  15. Oregon Ducks pass on long-term rebuilding, want success now -- co...

    Andy Katz

    Dana Altman wasn't the first choice for Oregon. He might not have been the fourth. But no one ever questioned if he could coach or whether he was savvy enough to figure out how to win at an elite level. Altman had the Arkansas job at one point but...

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  16. Andy Katz's Daily Word: This time, MVC coaches stay put

    Andy Katz

    Creighton's Dana Altman understood his situation. In 2007, he accepted the Arkansas job but had a change of heart and backed out of the deal, staying in Omaha, Neb., where he was more comfortable. Southern Illinois' Chris Lowery has sniffed at o...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2010