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  1. 3-point shot: Hairston can learn from recruit

    Andy Katz

    1. North Carolina landed a polite, respectful and highly talented player in Joel Berry -- for the class of 2014. That's the impression I had after watching and interviewing Berry during the AAU tournament in Orlando last week. The problem for the Tar...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  2. Ollie makes quite an impression in UConn Huskies' upset of Michig...

    Andy Katz

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- The Connecticut players circled around Kevin Ollie and hugged him. Then, one by one, they ran over to congratulate their former coach, Jim Calhoun, who had watched his successor's debut, as a fill-in radio analyst. The...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  3. Quick hitters from Chicago's NBA draft combine - college basketba...

    Andy Katz

    Tuesday's quick hitters: • The U-18 U.S. national team that departs for Brazil on Tuesday to compete in the FIBA Americas championship has one current college player on the roster in Tennessee rising sophomore Jarnell Stokes. Stokes had a majo...

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  4. Lamb finishes season with lion-like effort

    Andy Katz

    NEW ORLEANS -- Doron Lamb made quite an impression on John Calipari -- in August. "He's our best basketball player," Calipari said on Aug. 8 to "[Doron] can take the pressure off those freshmen so they don't have to be anyone else b...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  5. South Region breakdown - 2012 NCAA tournament

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz previews the South Region, the best players and matchups.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  6. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Taking an early look at the NCAA tourname...

    Andy Katz

    Here are some overall impressions from the weekend: • Kentucky got a difficult draw with Connecticut, Iowa State, Wichita State, UNLV, Baylor and Duke all more than capable of pulling an upset. But Kentucky is the most talented team, so I don...

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2012
  7. First impressions of BracketBusters lineup

    Andy Katz

    The matchups for the 10th annual BracketBusters event were announced Monday night, but projecting how important some of these games will be three weeks before they happen is hardly an exact science. Nevertheless, the evidence exists that BracketBu...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Syracuse 87, Providence 73

    Andy Katz

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A quick look at No. 1 Syracuse's 87-73 victory over Providence at the Dunkin' Donuts Center: Postgame impression: Syracuse continues to grow into a formidable force with each game. Sure, you can question the level of its compet...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  9. My impressions after two weeks of covering college basketball gam...

    Andy Katz

    The past three weeks have been quite a whirlwind. I've seen 20 teams in a number of venues on both coasts. So after a thankful day to be with my family -- and a big thanks to all my tremendous colleagues who grind every day on our editorial operat...

    Blog | Conversation | November 25, 2011
  10. 3-point shot: Recovering Lavin upbeat

    Andy Katz

    Impressions from three interviews Thursday: 1. St. John's coach Steve Lavin waited a full year to decide on how to treat his prostate cancer. He waffled for quite a while on whether or not to go with radiation, robotic surgery or traditional surge...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  11. Colorado Buffaloes and Utah Utes need to protect home court in Pa...

    Andy Katz

    Utah and Colorado have a chance to create a first impression in the Pac-12 that could resonate for years. Both schools can ensure that making the road swing through the only two conference schools at high altitude is trouble for opponents. It is im...

    Blog | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  12. Bruce Pearl on Vols: 'We unraveled'

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The postgame chatter from the players was about playing without heart and quitting in the second half. If that's the last impression of the Bruce Pearl era at Tennessee, then it would symbolize a sad and pathetic fall. Pearl ...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  13. 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
  14. NCAA tournament: Southeast Region breakdown

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz breaks down the Southeast Region, identifying the matchups and players to watch as well as possible upset picks.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  15. Halftime: Saint Mary's 36, Richmond 36

    Andy Katz

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Quick first-half impressions of Saint Mary's-Richmond: Saint Mary's center Omar Samhan is a beast inside. His post moves have improved considerably. Samhan scored 17 of the Gaels' 36 points. If he continues to get position o...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  16. Halftime: Robert Morris 28, Villanova 22

    Andy Katz

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- First-half impressions from Robert Morris' stunning 28-22 halftime lead over Villanova: Villanova coach Jay Wright benched starters Scottie Reynolds and Corey Fisher for a "teaching moment." The teaching issue didn't last more...

    Blog | March 18, 2010