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  1. 3-point shot: Frank Kaminsky turning heads

    Andy Katz

    1. Highly-touted freshman forward Sam Dekker will be a major factor for Wisconsin. But he's not the player who has wowed coach Bo Ryan during the first 10 days of official practice. Sophomore center Frank Kaminsky is the player who has caught Ryan's ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  2. 3-point shot: O'Brien to factor in for Owls

    Andy Katz

    1. Temple coach Fran Dunphy said Thursday that Boston University transfer Jake O'Brien will be a significant contributor for the Owls after he went through an injury-riddled career with the Terriers. O'Brien exited BU once the Terriers opted to move ...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  3. Iowa is a sleeper in the Big Ten -- men's college basketball

    Andy Katz

    The Hawkeyes could be on the bubble -- if not more -- next March. But third-year coach Fran McCaffery won't hype his squad without disclaimers.

    Blog | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  4. Mixed feelings on scheduling arrangement

    Andy Katz

    The Big East couldn't afford to lose Boise State and San Diego State in football for 2013, so it didn't hesitate to help out their men's basketball programs with marquee nonconference opponents. When the two schools agreed to become football-only ...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  5. Surging ahead: Atlantic 10 does the right thing -- men's college...

    Andy Katz

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- After Temple decided to bolt for the Big East, coach Fran Dunphy never even considered the possibility that the Owls wouldn't be allowed to play in the 2013 Atlantic 10 tournament. And why would he? That's not the way the A...

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  6. Fran Fraschilla a strong candidate for North Texas Mean Green, so...

    Andy Katz

    ESPN analyst and former college head coach Fran Fraschilla has emerged as a strong candidate for the vacant head coaching job at North Texas, multiple sources told

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  7. New Mexico cashes in with MWC title

    Andy Katz

    New Mexico's fans have long treated the Lobos basketball program as the professional sports team the state does not have. They pack the Pit. They talk about UNM all year long. They paint the town red. And with that comes high expectations. B...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  8. Sources: Fran Fraschilla, Al Skinner and Mike Rice are being eyed...

    Andy Katz

    Fran Fraschilla, former Boston College coach Al Skinner and Robert Morris coach Mike Rice are being looked at for the vacant Rutgers job, according to multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  9. Rutgers search focuses on three

    Andy Katz

    Rutgers is moving ahead with its search to replace Fred Hill and has momentarily focused on current ESPN analyst and former St. John's, Manhattan and New Mexico coach Fran Fraschilla, former Boston College coach Al Skinner and Robert Morris coach Mik...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  10. Source: Mitch Buonaguro to be named coach at Siena

    Andy Katz

    Siena is finalizing a contract with assistant Mitch Buonaguro to replace coach Fran McCaffery, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  11. Coaching carousel chatter

    Andy Katz

    Coaching carousel chatter for a Saturday, culled from a variety of sources close to all the situations: Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon was approached by Oregon but has decided to stay at Texas A&M after the Aggies were able to work out some...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  12. 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
  13. Siena, Old Dominion fulfill expectations

    Andy Katz

    To be the the projected favorite to win during the regular season and then again in a three-day haze of a tournament is hardly an easy task. Yet, Siena and Old Dominion have done what has become expected, but is hardly a free pass. At home in A...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  14. Siena Saints coach Fran McCaffery signs multiyear deal

    Andy Katz

    Siena coach Fran McCaffery, whose Saints have won two straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships, has signed a new eight-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2009
  15. Andy Katz: BracketBusters is crucial for these six

    Andy Katz

    Recent struggles and key injuries have suddenly put a few mid-majors on the bubble. For those teams -- along with a few looking for one more committee-impressing win -- BracketBusters couldn't come at a more perfect time.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2009
  16. 30 college stars will vie for 12 spots

    Andy Katz

    The Pan Am Games cut from 30 players to the final 12 may be tougher than the competition in Brazil, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2007