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  1. 3-point shot: No panic in Miami after loss

    Andy Katz

    1. Should Miami be worried after losing an exhibition to Saint Leo Friday night? Not at all. Even teams that have been projected to go to the NCAA tournament will lose exhibitions. The loss will help Jim Larranaga get the team's attention. "I believe...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  2. 3-point shot: Secret scrimmages

    Andy Katz

    1. Our UNC blogger Robbi Pickeral reported that North Carolina will play Georgetown in a scrimmage. Texas will play Gonzaga once again in Colorado in a scrimmage. Countless teams conduct these scrimmages against each other in lieu of an exhibition ga...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  3. Washington Huskies' unique trip leads long list of foreign excurs...

    Andy Katz

    Washington could have done what the majority of teams heading out of the country are doing: Practice at home for 10 days, then go on a foreign excursion with a few exhibition games and return home an improved team. But UW coach Lorenzo Romar didn't ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  4. 3-point shot: UK's Davis in class of his own

    Andy Katz

    1. Kentucky coach John Calipari said Anthony Davis shouldn't be compared to former Mississippi State center Jarvis Varnado. Of course, Davis can block shots like Varnado and he had eight in an exhibition game, but Davis is much more of an accomplishe...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  5. 3-point shot: Stevens not sweating loss

    Andy Katz

    1. Butler coach Brad Stevens was as calm about losing to Northern State in an exhibition as he was falling to Connecticut. Stevens isn't fretting anything yet. Chrishawn Hopkins was out with a concussion and Stevens said Hopkins will be critical to t...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  6. Detroit Titans primed to unseat Butler Bulldogs in Horizon League...

    Andy Katz

    Butler lost its exhibition opener Wednesday night 53-50 to Northern State. But that won't change the opinion of Detroit's Ray McCallum or most of the coaches in the Horizon League. The Titans may have the most talent, but the Bulldogs are still t...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  7. 3-point shots: Abromaitis to play exhibitions

    Andy Katz

    1. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said he will play suspended forward Tim Abromaitis in the two exhibition games Nov. 1 and Nov. 7. Brey wants Abromaitis to get a feel for the game before he has to sit four games due to a misinterpretation of the rules t...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  8. Katz's Daily Word: News and notes from around the country -- coll...

    Andy Katz

    Some news and notes on this Wednesday afternoon: • Team USA's two exhibition losses to Lithuania have caused some concern stateside, but the Lithuanians are considered the favorites heading into the U-19 World Championship tournament in Latvi...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  9. Do the right thing, NCAA: Let the Missouri Tigers play in Joplin ...

    Andy Katz

    Missouri and Missouri Southern officials are working on getting a waiver from the NCAA to conduct a charity exhibition game in late October, with all the proceeds going to the people of Joplin, Mo. The NCAA shouldn't hesitate. It would be a public ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  10. Xavier and Saint Louis lose key contributors ahead of new season

    Andy Katz

    As Xavier and Saint Louis prepare for their respective exhibition openers Tuesday night, both teams enter the season without two players each was counting on when the fall semester began. The Musketeers lost junior guard Brad Redford, their top 3...

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  11. Mayo impresses with maturity, game in debut in Mexico

    Andy Katz

    We've heard about O.J. Mayo since the eighth grade. But finally, after years of hype and off-court drama, Mayo has arrived at USC. He made his debut in Mexico and impressed with his game and maturity, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2007
  12. Tarrantulas, cockroach and one game highlight USC trip

    Andy Katz

    Two tarantulas and one cockroach highlighted USC's exhibition trip to Mexico over Labor Day weekend. Oh, and the team won one game too, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2007
  13. Irish senior ready to be a leader

    Andy Katz

    Chris Thomas, who should be regarded as one of the top returning point guards in the country, is ready to be a true playmaker.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2004
  14. Doubleheader produces mixed results for Duke

    Andy Katz

    In its first game action of the season, Duke split a pair of games in London.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2002