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  1. Source -- New Big East to announce additional members in 7-10 day...

    Andy Katz

    The presidents of the Big East's seven Catholic schools met with their athletic directors in New York on Wednesday and will announce new membership for the new Big East within 7-10 days, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: 16 games for new Big East?

    Andy Katz

    1. At least one coach in the new Big East, filled with the Catholic 7 schools and likely Butler and Xavier, has been told to anticipate a 16-game schedule next season, according to one source with knowledge of the situation. That would force the seve...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Realignment nuts and bolts

    Andy Katz

    1. The Catholic 7 plus two or three to form the old/new Big East (you following?) needs to apply for new-conference status by June 1 and the NCAA board of directors has to vote the new league in by Sept. 1 so it could get an automatic qualifying spot...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: Keys to Miami's success

    Andy Katz

    1. If you're looking for one of the main reasons for Miami's surge to the top of the ACC, go back to when Shane Larkin arrived and the relationship between new coach Jim Larranaga and school president Donna Shalala. Larranaga said Wednesday that when...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  5. Big East, seven Catholic schools hope to split in summer 2014, so...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is hoping to resolve its divorce with the seven departing Catholic-based basketball schools within the next few weeks in time for a summer 2014 departure, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Schedule maker's nightmare

    Andy Katz

    1. The Big East is going through a number of different scheduling models for 2013-14 and beyond, but the league may need to dance carefully around promoting the "elite" teams too much over the "new rebuilding programs." Big East commissioner Mike Are...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  7. Atlantic 10 open to adding Big East basketball schools, creating ...

    Andy Katz

    The Atlantic 10 has discussed the possibility of a 21-team basketball league in the event that the changing conference landscape makes high-profile Big East schools available, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  8. 3-point shot: DePaul should play in Chicago

    Andy Katz

    1. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel chimed in Monday saying that he was hoping DePaul would play in Chicago. I'm sure everyone associated with the Blue Demons would like to see that occur. DePaul plays at Allstate Arena and it's essentially at O'Hare. Big ...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  9. Big East ponders conference scheduling with eye toward incoming t...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East will send out its annual straw poll to its coaches to get their preseason predictions about the strength of the league's teams to help put together next season's conference schedule. The league office said Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Pit...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  10. 3-point shot: Ole Miss on upswing

    Andy Katz

    1. Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy has had a hard time catching breaks since he arrived in Oxford. The Rebels have dealt with injuries, defections and early-entrants and an inability to be consistent enough to be an NCAA tournament team. Whether or not O...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  11. Nonconference schedule analysis: Big East

    Andy Katz

    For the rest of the week, ESPN.com will be breaking down the nonconference schedules of each and every team in a dozen leagues. On Tuesday, we began with the ACC, SEC and C-USA. Let's begin Wednesday with the biggest league of them all (for now), the...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  12. Bracket reveal: Old Spice Classic

    Andy Katz

    Tournament bracket for the Old Spice Classic When and where: Nov. 24-25, 27 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. Initial thoughts: This edition of the Old Spice Classic doesn't scream great field at first glance, but this i...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  13. Big East announces repeat opponents while schedule remains a work...

    Andy Katz

    While the Big East decided it won't change its tournament format for 2011, where and when its conference games will be played this season remains a long, drawn-out process. The Big East handles its 18-game conference schedule using a poll voted on b...

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  14. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Assessing the underclassmen decisions wit...

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- You can blame it on poor advice, workouts, injuries, the NCAA's very early early-entry withdrawal date or whatever else you might choose. But it's hard not to think about the players who came out early and went undrafted Thursday night....

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  15. Oliver Purnell takes DePaul Blue Demons job in surprising fashion...

    Andy Katz

    DePaul agreed with Clemson's Oliver Purnell late Monday on a seven-year contract that will pay Purnell well beyond his current $1.6 million salary he was making with the Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2010
  16. Andy Katz Daily Word: Siena Saints' Fran McCaffery will have plen...

    Andy Katz

    Fran McCaffery has had quite a run of late, taking Siena to three straight NCAA tournaments, including two upsets in the first round. The Saints are a trendy pick to win a third straight first-round game as No. 13 Siena goes up against No. 4 Purdu...

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2010