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  1. A list of players who might end up on Wooden Award watch list - c...

    Andy Katz

    At this time last year, Ben Hansbrough's name didn't appear on the Wooden Award preseason watch list. Five months later, he edged out Connecticut's Kemba Walker for Big East Player of the Year. Using that as a backdrop, let's remember that the list...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  2. Revealing the Big East league opponents

    Andy Katz

    The Big East sent a record 11 teams to the NCAA tournament in March and it wasn't by accident. The conference's scheduling strategy of projecting which teams should play each other twice certainly didn't hurt the team power ratings. The league is ...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  3. Bracket Impressions: Andy Katz

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters on the bracket: The First Four will be a good watch. Well, at least the two games involving bubble teams. USC has proved it can beat just about anyone in the field. The matchup against VCU will be one of the better early-round games...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  4. Irish poised for Big East tournament run

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Notre Dame coach Mike Brey didn't hesitate to put Ben Hansbrough in the game with four personal fouls, despite the Irish holding an eight-point lead with nearly nine minutes left at Connecticut. But he made sure the fifth-year sen...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  5. Without Harangody, Irish pick up key wins

    Andy Katz

    Purdue has a chance to show the NCAA tournament selection committee what kind of team it is without Robbie Hummel in its final three games. Notre Dame has already proven that it can win without Luke Harangody. Is the selection committee paying att...

    Blog | February 27, 2010
  6. Final Four: UNC future in good hands with Davis

    Andy Katz

    DETROIT -- Ed Davis just scored and got fouled by Goran Suton to put the Tar Heels up 20. Tyler Hansbrough said earlier this week that he wasn't sure how good Davis was when he first got to campus. But once he started to play, it was clear Davis w...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  7. NCAA tournament: Tyler Hansbrough's memorable college career near...

    Andy Katz

    A season that began in street clothes will end where it was always supposed to for Tyler Hansbrough -- at the Final Four. But will one of the sport's most decorated players walk away with the one thing that eludes him?

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2009
  8. NCAA tournament: Andy Katz: Playing with purpose

    Andy Katz

    Tyler Hansbrough can enhance his legacy with a title this season. Who else can use the NCAA tournament to change perceptions?

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  9. Andy Katz: UNC takes cautious approach with Tyler Hansbrough's re...

    Andy Katz

    North Carolina players acknowledge that their early-season play, especially defensively, is taking the pressure off Tyler Hansbrough and Marcus Ginyard as they rehab injuries, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2008
  10. North Carolina Tar Heels All-American Tyler Hansbrough will not p...

    Andy Katz

    North Carolina senior All-American Tyler Hansbrough will not play against Kentucky on Tuesday night in Chapel Hill. Coach Roy Williams said Monday that there was no change in Hansbrough's condition.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2008
  11. At close-knit Davidson, humble Curry just one the guys ... sort o...

    Andy Katz

    Around Davidson, N.C., a certain guy named Stephen Curry has earned rock-star status -- but don't think that means the point guard acts like it, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2008
  12. Tar Heels will be overwhelming favorites to win it all

    Andy Katz

    With Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green, UNC is the early favorite to win it all. Here's the early 2008-09 Top 25, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2008
  13. No surprise: The hardest-working player in college hoops was the ...

    Andy Katz

    If one player would save North Carolina in the Elite Eight, little doubt existed that Tyler Hansbrough -- the hardest-working man in college basketball -- would be the top choice, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2008
  14. UNC has been waiting to atone for last year's Elite Eight loss

    Andy Katz

    All year long, North Carolina used last year's Elite Eight loss to Georgetown as its main motivation. With the Tar Heels' easy win over Washington State, they're on the doorstep of their goal. Now they have to just go out and win, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2008
  15. Hansbrough still burns over last year's Mason loss

    Andy Katz

    Tyler Hansbrough hasn't let go of last season's loss to George Mason, and he's using that to fuel the Heels tournament run, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2007
  16. Hansbrough thrives under big-time pressure

    Andy Katz

    Tyler Hansbrough is a small-town kid playing big-time college basketball at North Carolina. He wouldn't want it any other way, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2007