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  1. 3-point shot: Coaches Newark-bound

    Andy Katz

    1. Baylor coach Scott Drew said he is coming to Newark to witness history: three Baylor players taken in the NBA draft. All three -- Perry Jones III, Quincy Miller and Quincy Acy -- have a legitimate chance to be in the first round. Miller is on the ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  2. 3-point shot: What could have been for UNC

    Andy Katz

    1. It's really a shame that Kendall Marshall's last game was against Creighton in the third round and not Kansas in the Elite Eight. We never really saw the full potential of this Carolina team. Had Marshall been able to avoid injury then the Tar Hee...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  3. Heels' predicament familiar to MSU's Izzo

    Andy Katz

    Michigan State coach Tom Izzo knows the anguish North Carolina's Roy Williams is feeling. Izzo understands the uncertainty of losing a point guard after the second game of the NCAA tournament. He can comprehend more than most the need to adjust...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  4. Rain won't force Carrier Classic below deck

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: For Dana O'Neil's game preview, click here. Also, check out a historic photo gallery of basketball being played on aircraft carriers for decades, including a WWII-era shot of a future President. SAN DIEGO -- A number of sailors, som...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  5. Some things I learned at ACC Media Day

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE -- Some observations from ACC Media Day ... 1. North Carolina sophomore forward and potential national-player-of-the-year Harrison Barnes continues to be as stoic and focused as he was a year ago. A season ago, Barnes came off a bit aloo...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  6. Baylor freshman star Perry Jones returning to school

    Andy Katz

    Baylor freshman standout Perry Jones is staying in school.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  7. UNC's Henson emerges as difference-maker

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Harrison Barnes knew from the first day of practice at North Carolina that you don't try to get the ball over John Henson without some sort of fake. "I found out you can't throw a pass over John or shoot straight over him," sai...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: N. Carolina 86, Wash. 83

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina's John Henson has emerged as the most imposing and game-changing defensive player in the NCAA tournament. Henson deflected an inbounds pass from Justin Holiday that ended up in the hands of Dexter Strickland, forc...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  9. Rapid Reaction: UNC 102, Long Island 87

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina's recent run to ACC regular-season title was dominated by the play of Kendall Marshall at the point, Harrison Barnes on the wing and Tyler Zeller in the post. But if John Henson is suddenly a legit offensive score...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  10. 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
  11. Harrison Barnes hits 40, UNC rallies again

    Andy Katz

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Harrison Barnes drew attention to himself a year ago when he held multiple schools off with his recruiting decision, ultimately performing a Skype interview with North Carolina's Roy Williams to announce his choice. The fanfare...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: UNC 92, Clemson 87, OT

    Andy Katz

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- This North Carolina team has a blueprint for how to win in the postseason -- tease the competition into thinking it can win and then come back and snatch the victory away from the upstart team just when it appears over. North C...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  13. Rapid Reaction: North Carolina 61, Miami 59

    Andy Katz

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kendall Marshall has changed North Carolina into a national contender with his play at the point over the last month. Friday, he gave Roy Williams and the Tar Heel Nation another reason to believe that Marshall can lead the Tar ...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  14. Notes and observations from around college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Quick hits for a Monday: 1. North Carolina was the team of the week after the Tar Heels won at Florida State on a 3-pointer by Harrison Barnes and then ran away from Duke at the Dean Dome to win the ACC regular-season title. UNC is trending up at t...

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  15. Katz: Observations from the week

    Andy Katz

    Five observations from the week in college basketball: 1. Harrison Barnes has arrived. We're so quick to judge in today's society. We want everything now. We're all guilty of lacking patience. Barnes took time to adjust to the college game and the...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  16. Wrapping up Saturday's action

    Andy Katz

    The story Saturday wasn't about Jimmer Fredette. He scored 32 points, but BYU lost a tough conference road game at New Mexico. No, the stories that should headline the night deal with four players: Xavier's Tu Holloway. Louisville's Pey...

    Blog | January 30, 2011