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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Harrison Barnes has impeccable timing for...

    Andy Katz

    Harrison Barnes' timing for North Carolina is impeccable. And Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams isn't about to dismiss the impact of his arrival. He might not overhype him, but he's also well aware of what Barnes will provide to a Tar Heels program...

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2010
  7. The Arizona circus has become a mess

    Andy Katz

    Tuesday's revelations that 74-year-old Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson suffered a stroke sometime within the past year were sobering. Look, I'm no doctor, nor have I ever professed to be one, but I can tell you that I just got the sense that someth...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2008
  8. Arizona Wildcats to tap assistant Russ Pennell as coach

    Andy Katz

    Arizona is expected to name assistant coach Russ Pennell to replace the retiring Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson, according to multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  9. Kevin O'Neill proving he's 'no Lute Olson' ... and that's OK

    Andy Katz

    It's not easy taking over for a Hall of Fame coach, but Kevin O'Neill has handled the situation at Arizona with aplomb and is putting his own stamp on the program now, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2008
  10. Sources: O'Neill to take over at Arizona when Olson retires

    Andy Katz

    Arizona assistant coach Kevin O'Neill will replace Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson as head coach at the University of Arizona whenever Olson retires, multiple sources close to the situation told Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2007
  11. Longtime Temple coach wants to stay awhile

    Andy Katz

    When he'll leave, no one is sure, but Temple coach John Chaney doesn't want it to be just yet.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2005
  12. Hornets' interim home could be decided in a week

    Andy Katz

    The New Orleans Hornets' home for the 2005-06 season should be announced within a week, according to NBA commissioner David Stern.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005
  13. The Daily Word: Feb. 28-March 4

    Andy Katz

    The Daily Word

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2005
  14. Monty earned his shot at NBA

    Andy Katz

    Sure, success is a longshot. But Mike Montgomery's legacy at Stanford is safe, so why not take a chance in the NBA?

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2004
  15. Malone awaits next high schooler in Hall

    Andy Katz

    Moses Malone went from high school to the pros and then the Hall of Fame. And he may not be the last to take such a route.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2001