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  1. Hofstra coach Joe Mihalich back in his comfort zone -- college ba...

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: All week ESPN.com is taking a look at new faces in new places. As part of our coverage, Andy Katz will be diving into the mid-major ranks to profile a first-year coach each day. Joe Mihalich had a flight out of Atlanta back to Western ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Doug McDermott's choice

    Andy Katz

    1. Creighton's Doug McDermott is nowhere near close to making a decision on whether to declare for the NBA or return to the Bluejays, his father and coach Greg McDermott said. Greg McDermott said Doug will take this call down to the NBA's April 28 de...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Coaching carousel whirls

    Andy Katz

    1. Minnesota coveted VCU's Shaka Smart, but his former boss, current Golden Gophers athletic director Norwood Teague, couldn't convince Smart to come to the Twin Cities (he should know Smart is loyal to VCU) for the head-coaching job from which Tubby...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: Difficult season for Hofstra

    Andy Katz

    1. Hofstra coach Mo Cassara said Sunday he was still "heartbroken" and was finding it "really hard," to deal with the aftermath of four players being arrested for thefts on campus. The Pride then went out and got smoked by SMU. Hofstra has had a toug...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  5. 3-point shot: NCAA bracket principles

    Andy Katz

    1. Expect the NCAA tournament selection committee to change its bracketing principles for the first two rounds that protects teams in the same conference. Xavier athletic director Mike Bobinski, who is the 2013 chair, said that the latest round of co...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  6. Weather is latest complication for Hofstra - men's college basket...

    Andy Katz

    Hofstra has had no sense of normalcy to start this season. The Pride desperately needed to have a productive preseason after finishing 3-15 in the CAA, 10-22 overall last season. The team also has six new faces this season. But the second president...

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  7. 3-point shot: Selection committee blues

    Andy Katz

    1. Being on the NCAA tournament selection committee has become a bad omen for athletic directors or commissioners keeping their jobs, with a third member losing his day job while on the committee. Last year, Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe was fired an...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  8. Jeff Hathaway named athletic director of Hofstra Pride

    Andy Katz

    Jeff Hathaway was forced out at Connecticut last summer, but was still able to hold onto his high-profile position as chair of the men's basketball tournament selection committee by being a consultant in the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  9. After Chinese exile, NCAA-cleared Patrick Sellers gets another sh...

    Andy Katz

    On Feb. 22, former Connecticut assistant Patrick Sellers found himself in China, where he had gone to keep his coaching career alive after being let go by the Huskies. Upon waking up that morning, he checked his email and couldn't contain his emotion...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  10. Do the right thing, NCAA: Let the Missouri Tigers play in Joplin ...

    Andy Katz

    Missouri and Missouri Southern officials are working on getting a waiver from the NCAA to conduct a charity exhibition game in late October, with all the proceeds going to the people of Joplin, Mo. The NCAA shouldn't hesitate. It would be a public ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  11. Wisconin's Jordan Taylor, Xavier's Tu Holloway snubbed for Bob Co...

    Andy Katz

    Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan sat down with Bob Cousy recently to discuss the definition of a true point guard. Ryan said Cousy laid out the essential qualities of the position: a player who sees the floor and makes his team better. "Jordan Taylor is...

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2011
  12. Charles Jenkins has brought the pride back to Hofstra -- college ...

    Andy Katz

    Jimmer Fredette is carrying BYU to a high national ranking, a shot at a Mountain West championship and a chance to go deep into March. Kemba Walker is doing the same for Connecticut, carrying the Huskies to a high national ranking, a shot at Big ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  13. Final word from Puerto Rico Tip-Off - college basketball

    Andy Katz

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- November tournaments don't make or break a season, but they can be a strong indicator. UCLA went winless in Anaheim last season. The Bruins then missed the NCAA tournament. West Virginia won Anaheim and eventually reache...

    Blog | Conversation | November 22, 2010
  14. Daily Word: Chales Jenkins' star power eases Mo Cassara's transit...

    Andy Katz

    Charles Jenkins checks in with his new coach at Hofstra, Mo Cassara, multiple times a day. He checks in using various forms of technology. He checks in before and after practice. He has to. The two need each other to be successful. If Cassara fai...

    Blog | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  15. Andy Katz's Daily Word: In hiring Mo Cassara, Hofstra tabs a surp...

    Andy Katz

    Mo Cassara sat in his bed Tuesday night, making up a list of coaches to call to see about getting a job. For two days, Cassara had been working Hofstra athletic director Jack Hayes to see if his former boss Al Skinner would be a viable candidate ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2010
  16. Tim Welsh resigns from Hofstra days after drunken driving arrest

    Andy Katz

    Newly-hired men's basketball coach Tim Welsh resigned from Hofstra on Monday, three days after he was arrested and charged with drunken driving on Long Island, the university said.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2010