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  1. 3-point shot: New league's shining moment

    Andy Katz

    1. New American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco relished the moment Monday night as one of his teams -- for this season and, yes, for next -- won a national title. He was guaranteed of another heading into the women's final Tuesday night...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  2. 2013 Final Four - Michigan and Louisville showed us how good coll...

    Andy Katz

    With good pace and freedom of movement, Michigan-Louisville set the style of play that the rest of college basketball needs to adopt, writes Andy Katz.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  3. 2013 NCAA tournament - Michigan Wolverines and Louisville Cardina...

    Andy Katz

    Monday's final featuring two teams capable of scoring a lot of points could give basketball fans the kind of ending this season really needs.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2013
  4. 2013 NCAA tournament - Louisville Cardinals' return to the Final ...

    Andy Katz

    Louisville is the exception to the rule at the Final Four this weekend. Elite programs don't normally return with the same core group.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  5. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Which Sweet 16 teams face the most pressu...

    Andy Katz

    A Sweet 16 appearance elevates a program to the next level. A Final Four moves it up another notch. The matchups usually make the difference in getting this far. Talent -- and star power -- also play big roles. There is a certain level of pressur...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  6. Andy Katz: Purdue Boilermakers will reload in 2010-11 hungry for ...

    Andy Katz

    Purdue's Final Four dreams ended in devastating fashion this season after losing Robbie Hummel to injury. But with Hummel returning to a senior-laden squad, the Boilermakers are the early favorites as the top team in 2010-11.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  7. NCAA tournament: Previewing the Sweet 16 matchups

    Andy Katz

    Last season made history, with four No. 1 seeds making the Final Four. This year has already made history, with all the 1-, 2- and 3-seeds making the Sweet 16. Andy Katz previews the upcoming games.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  8. Williams, Pitino have their powerhouse programs back on track

    Andy Katz

    North Carolina and Louisville are elite programs that needed CEO coaches and big personalities to take the helm. They got just that in Roy Williams and Rick Pitino, respectively. And now they'll face off with a Final Four berth on the line, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2008
  9. Who would each team go to in the clutch?

    Andy Katz

    You just sense that we'll see another final-second shot this weekend. Who'll take it?

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2005
  10. All four have already proven themselves

    Andy Katz

    Each of the Final Four coaches has accomplished plenty without considering this year's title.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2005
  11. Iowa's Alford brings unique perspective

    Andy Katz

    Steve Alford has a unique perspective on the Final Four – he's played all of them.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2005
  12. Pitino's grown as a coach, and his team's responded

    Andy Katz

    Rick Pitino has grown as a coach at Louisville and his Cardinals have grown with him.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2005
  13. Louisville riding success of zone defense

    Andy Katz

    Adding the 2-3 zone to his team's repertoire wasn't in Rick Pitino's plans. Now, it's a defensive staple.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2005
  14. Games become great when both teams realize it

    Andy Katz

    An amazing Elite Eight topped off a riveting first two weekends. Can we trump it in St. Louis?

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2005