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  1. Wayne Blackshear out for Louisville Cardinals due to concussion

    Andy Katz

    Louisville Cardinals Wayne Blackshear won't play at Houston Cougars on Wednesday due to a concussion, coach Rick Pitino said on ESPNU.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  2. Top draft choices in 2014

    Andy Katz

    If the 2014 NBA draft lives up to its hype, the upcoming college basketball season could rival or supersede any since the turn of the century. That's a big if. But the buzz isn't going away and won't unless the returning and incoming talent takes a d...

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  3. Some notable schools are trying to capture lost magic

    Andy Katz

    With alignment on hold until after next season, the lines have been drawn, the places set. Now, it's time for programs that have lost their way to lock in and start the climb out of mediocrity. Such as: Wake Forest The Demon Deacons stuck with Jeff ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  4. Oregon Ducks transfer Joseph Young can play immediately

    Andy Katz

    The Oregon Ducks' chances of catching Pac-12 favorite Arizona improved mightily Friday after the NCAA granted a waiver to Houston transfer Joseph Young to play immediately for the Ducks, Young told in a text message Friday morning.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Houston Cougars family thrilled for Guy Lewis-- college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    Jimmy Duffer is one of the people you probably never knew was a part of the famed Phi Slama Jama. Duffer and Ralph Adams were student managers. And yet they felt treated as equals by coach Guy V. Lewis -- on par with superstars Hakeem Olajuwon and Cl...

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Realignment nuts and bolts

    Andy Katz

    1. The Catholic 7 plus two or three to form the old/new Big East (you following?) needs to apply for new-conference status by June 1 and the NCAA board of directors has to vote the new league in by Sept. 1 so it could get an automatic qualifying spot...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  8. Rice, Braun face uphill battle following rash of transfers -- men...

    Andy Katz

    Rice basketball doesn't show up on the national radar. The Owls have struggled to stay on the grid in pro-focused Houston. And the program's recent rash of transfers is likely to make its attempted climb to prominence even steeper. Fellow Conference...

    Blog | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  9. Conferences have differing views on how to handle departing schoo...

    Andy Katz

    When it came to bylaws about departing teams, the Horizon, Colonial and America East didn't buckle. There are consequences that come along with a departure. Being ineligible for the conference tournament is one of them for these leagues. Butler (Hor...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  10. Winners and losers from conference movements -- college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    The fallout from the Big East's shakeup in football and basketball this week will continue for weeks, if not months or years. So after another week of changes, the basketball winners and losers can be summed up this way: Winner The Big West: G...

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  11. SEC coaches react to Mizzou addition

    Andy Katz

    If the Southeastern Conference is correct in its assessment, Texas A&M will bring Houston and the state of Texas, while Missouri will be its link to St. Louis and the Midwest. But what will they bring on the court? Well, both programs are expe...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  12. Rick Pitino of Louisville Cardinals -- Big East should add Memphi...

    Andy Katz

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino is actively lobbying the Big East Conference and its member schools to add Memphis and Temple to the conference, regardless of whether or not the Big East adds Central Florida, Houston or SMU.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  13. Nonconference schedule analysis: C-USA

    Andy Katz

    EAST CAROLINA Toughest: at Old Dominion (Nov. 29) Next-toughest: vs. Appalachian State in Charlotte (Nov. 22), Charlotte (Dec. 3), UMass (Dec. 6) The rest: Milligan (Nov. 11), at Campbell (Nov. 14), Coker (Nov. 17), Chowan (Nov. 26), at UNC Gree...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  14. Lawyers educate coaches affected by David Salinas' alleged bond s...

    Andy Katz

    A number of NCAA men's basketball coaches who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in a investment scheme met Sunday in Las Vegas with an attorney who specializes in financial fraud cases in the hope of recovering some of their losses.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2011
  15. Coaches scammed by David Salinas set to meet with lawyers Sunday,...

    Andy Katz

    A number of coaches who lost money in David Salinas' alleged ponzi scheme will meet at 1 p.m. PDT on Sunday at a downtown Las Vegas hotel with a legal team that represents the National Association of Basketball Coaches, multiple sources said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2011
  16. Houston Cougars find no compliance issues with David Salinas

    Andy Katz

    The University of Houston says an internal review has found no compliance issues related to a financial planner alleged to have bilked college basketball coaches out of thousands of dollars, the Houston Chronicle reported.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011