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  1. Look back, look ahead: Ivy League

    Andy Katz

    Harvard is no longer a one-year wonder, a trendy upset pick or a unique story in college basketball. The Crimson have arrived as a regular. Nothing can be taken for granted in the sport, but the Crimson are suddenly expected to produce winnin...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  2. 3-point shot: WVU hits the road

    Andy Katz

    1. West Virginia is only the third Big 12 team to open up with two straight road games in the history of the conference. But the Mountaineers wanted to do it -- by choice. West Virginia wanted to play early road games to avoid more missed class time ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  3. Anticipation for Harvard Crimson at an all-time high -- college b...

    Andy Katz

    Harvard University has fielded a men's basketball team for the past 113 years. Never in all that time has there been preseason buzz quite like the anticipation surrounding this season's Crimson team. Never anything close. Not when Jeremy Lin was in C...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: Memphis' Pastner faces issues

    Andy Katz

    1. Memphis coach Josh Pastner had former Missouri guard Michael Dixon on campus Tuesday for a face-to-face visit. Dixon's case is complicated, as's Jason King reported, and there is plenty he must do to become eligible. There are a few issue...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: ACC and MSG?

    Andy Katz

    1. The ACC coaches want to get the conference tournament in Madison Square Garden and discussed it at length during the league meetings in Amelia Island, Fla., on Tuesday and Wednesday. But whether or not they can pull that off is out of their contro...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: On Duke-Lance Thomas case

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA offered up an explanation as to why there can be a difference between the Memphis-Derrick Rose and Duke-Lance Thomas case when the person in question chooses not to cooperate and talk to the NCAA. According to NCAA spokesperson Stacey Osb...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: No timetable for UNLV's Moser

    Andy Katz

    1. UNLV received good news late Sunday night after X-rays showed that forward Mike Moser didn't fracture his dislocated shoulder. But there is no timetable for Moser's return. The injury occurred a few minutes into the late-possession win at Cal Sund...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  8. 3-point shot: Silver lining for N. Iowa?

    Andy Katz

    1. Northern Iowa actually could benefit from the three-game suspension to leading scorer Anthony James. The Panthers start the season with three winnable games at home -- against Wartburg, Toledo and North Dakota -- before opening up the Battle 4 Atl...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  9. Harvard Crimson dealt a severe blow amid cheating scandal -- men'...

    Andy Katz

    Harvard can afford to lose just senior forward Kyle Casey. But point guard Brandyn Curry as well? That could be another story. If they're both gone from the 2012-13 team, the glory of Harvard's first NCAA tournament appearance since 1946 might end ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  10. Harvard Crimson's trip to Italy will serve its purpose - men's co...

    Andy Katz

    College basketball coaches love the rule change that allows them to work out their current players for two hours a week if they're in summer school. A few have said recently that it's the best decision the NCAA has made in more than a decade. But ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  11. 3-point shot: CAA gives up BracketBusters

    Andy Katz

    1. Colonial Athletic Association commissioner Tom Yeager said he was well aware that signing a new agreement with NBC Sports would likely mean the end of the CAA's involvement in the ESPN-sponsored BracketBusters, beginning in 2013. "We are disappoin...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  12. Vanderbilt sheds its NCAA albatross

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Vanderbilt finally solved its Kentucky problem by winning the SEC tournament on Sunday in New Orleans. But that did nothing to answer its larger issue: winning in the NCAA tournament. Double-digit seeds had flummoxed the Co...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  13. Rapid Reaction: Vanderbilt 79, Harvard 70

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Reaction from No. 5 Vanderbilt's 79-70 win over No. 12 Harvard. Overview: Vanderbilt had lost to a double-digit seed in three of the past four NCAA tournaments. Possibly none of them was as beloved as Harvard. Siena, Murray...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  14. Previewing Albuquerque: Afternoon games

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A look at Thursday's early games at New Mexico's famed Pit: No. 4 Wisconsin (24-9) vs. No. 13 Montana (25-6), 2:10 p.m. ET This may be Wisconsin's worst team under Bo Ryan. Yet he's still in the NCAA tournament as a No. 4 ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  15. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Former player Don Swegan honored to watch...

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Don Swegan reached out to Harvard once he saw the Crimson were on the verge of their first NCAA tournament berth since he played for them in 1946. After the Crimson failed to earn a bid in 2011, Swegan kept on following the team...

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  16. Quick hitters -- South Florida Bulls ready to grind out a bid -- ...

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters for a Monday: • South Florida coach Stan Heath coached the Bulls to their 11th Big East win, leading them over Cincinnati on Sunday. The Bulls have won five of six games, holding opponents to fewer than 52 points each time. Thei...

    Blog | Conversation | February 27, 2012