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  1. Florida Gators, Duke Blue Devils to headline future Tip-Off Class...

    Andy Katz

    The Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic is making an attempt at securing its place as a destination for elite teams in late November by securing Duke as a headline team in 2016, according to multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  2. Itsy-bitsy issue with Hall of Fame matchup

    Andy Katz

    We have given Richmond fodder for this weekend. North Carolina has given the Spiders reason to believe. No one is giving Fairfield a shot against Louisville in the Hall of Fame Classic at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. So pencil in the Ca...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  3. Tark, Pitino pumped for HOF weekend

    Andy Katz

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- While Rick Pitino shows no signs of slowing down, former UNLV Rebels coach Jerry Tarkanian just hopes to "make a good showing" during this weekend's induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mas...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  4. Slowed Jerry Tarkanian hopes to "make a good showing" during Hall...

    Andy Katz

    While Rick Pitino shows no signs of slowing down, former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian just hopes to "make a good showing" during this weekend's induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  5. Rick Pitino in their own words -- Walter McCarty, David Padgett -...

    Andy Katz

    The voices who can chime in on this weekend's Hall of Fame induction of Rick Pitino are many, spanning the spectrum from various levels of college basketball to the NBA. Walter McCarty has one of the more unique perspectives on Pitino. He was recrui...

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  6. Jerry Tarkanian's loyalty lasts a lifetime -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Jerry Tarkanian is being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame for his innovative style, his transformative program at UNLV and his overall dominance for long stretches of his wildly successful career. But it is his loyalty -- his unshakable loya...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  7. Shane Larkin of Miami Hurricanes to declare for draft

    Andy Katz

    Miami sophomore guard Shane Larkin, a likely first-round pick, will declare for the NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  8. Jerry Tarkanian deserves to be in the Basketball Hall of Fame - c...

    Andy Katz

    Plenty of coaches may be worthy, but no one deserves a Hall of Fame honor like Jerry Tarkanian, writes Andy Katz.

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  9. Hall of Fame Tip-Off Primer

    Andy Katz

    The Hall of Fame Tip-Off is a tournament set up for one marquee team. That's what it did last season for Kentucky. That's what it's doing this season for Ohio State. The Buckeyes are set to play in a "title" game, regardless of what occurs Satu...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  10. UConn Huskies men's basketball head coach Jim Calhoun leaves the ...

    Andy Katz

    Jim Calhoun may need crutches for his news conference announcing his retirement, but the Hall of Fame coach is exiting the game on his own terms, which is how he always wanted it.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  11. 3-point shot: Time for Calhoun to decide

    Andy Katz

    1. Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun has earned the right to decide when he's going to retire. He also should be given his space to recover from surgery to repair a fractured hip. But he also is well aware that practice starts in a month. His staff need...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  12. Nike's Knight to enter Hall of Fame

    Andy Katz

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Phil Knight was left awestruck when Naismith board chairman Jerry Colangelo called him and said he had been selected for enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Nike co-founder and CEO had no idea there was a categ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  13. Latest health setback won't deter Connecticut Huskies coach Jim C...

    Andy Katz

    If UConn coach Jim Calhoun has his way, and if his left hip cooperates, he'll be back on campus Aug. 27 to greet his team. "If it's possible, I want to be there on the first day of school," the Hall of Fame coach said. Doubting him at this stage o...

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  14. Difficult season awaits UConn, Jim Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    Hall of Fame and three-time national champion coach Jim Calhoun will face his toughest on-court challenge yet, trying to motivate UConn without the opportunity of playing in the postseason in 2013. The NCAA officially informed the Huskies on Thurs...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  15. Jim Calhoun vows return after battling back injury

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun plans on getting through this latest health crisis with his back and returning to coaching, whenever he is physically able.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2012
  16. UConn ends drought without Jim Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- The Huskies played loose in their 69-46 win over Seton Hall on Saturday, but this latest health scare for Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun has left those close to him in and around the UConn program with a feeling of uncertainty. ...

    Blog | February 04, 2012