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  1. Weekend Homework: Badgers need defense

    Andy Katz

    The Wisconsin bus was making its way to the airport after losing to Minnesota when the gate came down right on the front bumper. The Badgers were stalled, stuck and now going to be late getting back to Madison. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan considere...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Rick Pitino to coach against son Richard Pitino in 2014 Armed For...

    Andy Katz

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino and Minnesota coach Richard Pitino will play a unique father-son game in next season's Armed Forces Classic at the Coast Guard Academy's United States Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  4. Hoyas, Ducks to tip off hoops season in Asia

    Andy Katz

    The college basketball season will tip off in Asia for the first time when Georgetown and Oregon meet Nov. 8 at a U.S. Army base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  5. Former colleagues come to defense of Julie Hermann, new Rutgers S...

    Andy Katz

    A former Tennessee women's volleyball assistant coach and a number of staffers at Louisville came to the defense of new Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann on Sunday, denying allegations made by her former Vols players.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2013
  6. 2013 NCAA tournament - Behind a suffocating zone D, Syracuse adva...

    Andy Katz

    With a suffocating defense, Syracuse beats Marquette and advances to the Final Four, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  7. 2013 NCAA tournament - Syracuse Orange and Marquette Golden Eagle...

    Andy Katz

    Marquette and Syracuse, who meet for the East Region final, make an interesting match in the Elite Eight. Both teams fit the personality and style of their respective coaches.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  8. UCLA Bruins need to find answers fast -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    UCLA coach Ben Howland said he is considering playing more zone so he can use a bigger lineup in the Maui Invitational. He said he will change some of the Bruins' man-to-man defense, too. "We've also got to do some things offensively," said Howlan...

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  9. Connecticut still waiting to hear from Committee on Infractions o...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun gave his impassioned defense on a charge that he lacked an atmosphere of compliance in front of the Committee on Infractions in Indianapolis on Oct. 15, the first official day of practice. According to those in the room...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  10. Hopson, New Yorkers lift Vols at MSG

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- Tennessee came to New York hoping to find an identity, regardless of whom the Volunteers played. So far, the definition of this team is and may have to be its defense. And if Brian Williams can continue his maturation as a complemen...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  11. Nolan Smith prepares for Duke's defense of national championship

    Andy Katz

    JESSUP, Md. -- Duke guard Nolan Smith said he reached out to Chicago Bulls and former Florida Gators forward Joakim Noah to see how he handled the pressure to repeat as a national champion. The advice was clear: focus. Four of Florida's startin...

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2010
  12. Halftime: Duke 39, West Virginia 31

    Andy Katz

    INDIANAPOLIS - Quick halftime thoughts from Duke's 39-31 halftime lead on West Virginia. West Virginia's early defense, especially the 1-3-1 wasn't working at all as the Mountaineers repeatedly couldn't find 3-point shooters Jon Scheyer, Kyle S...

    Blog | April 03, 2010
  13. Kentucky defense derails Cornell

    Andy Katz

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Watching John Wall get out on the break can be intoxicating. Seeing DeMarcus Cousins control the paint at times can be intimidating. When Kentucky has Eric Bledsoe finishing with a thunderous dunk or Patrick Patterson scoring ...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  14. Andy Katz: Duke defense carries the day versus Gonzaga

    Andy Katz

    Defense will be Duke's calling card this season. It certainly was Saturday at Madison Square Garden. The Blue Devils smothered a cold-shooting Gonzaga and handed the Zags their worst loss in nearly 20 years.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2009
  15. World University Games: Americans roll into semifinals

    Andy Katz

    Bulgaria played zone and the Americans made 16 of 29 shots from 3-point range in a 96-66 quarterfinal victory at Belgrade Arena.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  16. NCAA's Eligibility Center won't take blame for clearing ineligibl...

    Andy Katz

    Memphis' defense to the NCAA's Committee on Infractions is that it didn't find evidence of any fraudulent standardized test for its student-athlete (sources say the player in question was former Tiger Derrick Rose). The Tigers played Rose after he ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2009