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  1. UCLA's Steve Alford on taking over the Bruins - college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    Steve Alford joins Andy Katz to chat about his move from New Mexico to UCLA, John Wooden's legacy and the upcoming season.

    Blog | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  2. No UCLA Bruins honeymoon for Steve Alford - college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Steve Alford is back in Indiana this week for the first time since he took the UCLA job -- and the full-circle effect is in full swing for the native Hoosier. After learning about the game in the same Martinsville gym where John Wooden once played, h...

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  3. Michigan Wolverines' Trey Burke headlines John Wooden All-America...

    Andy Katz

    The Big Ten dominated the 10-member John R. Wooden All-American team with four players.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  4. John Wooden player of the year nominees - Men's College Basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    College basketball could use a Heisman-like award, one main honor instead of the five mainstream national awards. The problem is that finding a consensus for the Wooden, Naismith, AP, Rupp and Oscar Robertson honors is no easy task. The awards vo...

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  5. Twenty finalists for John Wooden Award

    Andy Katz

    Quick hits for Tuesday: The Wooden Award asked for its top 20 finalists for national player of the year. Plenty of media members offered a list of 20 players; here is mine (don't get hung up on the order): 1. Jimmer Fredette, BYU 2. Nolan Smith,...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  6. Calipari looked to Wooden for guidance

    Andy Katz

    When Kentucky coach John Calipari was looking for guidance on how to coach his team, especially help with managing the minutes of such a talented lot, he called John Wooden. "We talked on the phone for 15 minutes," Calipari told Thursday...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  7. Andy Katz's Coaching Spotlight: Ben Howland

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz discusses coaching inspirations and the legacy of John Wooden with UCLA's Ben Howland....

    Blog | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  8. Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari reaches out to coaching leg...

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky coach John Calipari was planning to sit down with his team on Tuesday to go over the expected ascension to No. 1 next week. Of course, the Wildcats have to beat Arkansas on Saturday for that to happen. "This was an NIT team last year," s...

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2010
  9. Love reaches out to the Wizard for advice, history

    Andy Katz

    Kevin Love is a 19-year-old freshman at UCLA, but the young center from Oregon has made it a habit of calling John Wooden and picking his brain about UCLA history. And he has impressed the legendary coach in the process, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2007
  10. The Blue Devils' run rivals UCLA's from a prior era

    Andy Katz

    Duke's nine straight Sweet 16s may be the modern-era equivalent of John Wooden's seven straight national titles, Andy Katz writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2006
  11. Mississippi State Bulldogs continue the wait on Renardo Sidney's ...

    Andy Katz

    Mississippi State plays DePaul in the SEC/Big East Invitational in Tampa on Thursday and then UCLA in the Wooden Classic in Anaheim on Saturday. After those two games, 7-foot-1 freshman center John Riek will have served his 30 percent suspension for...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2009
  12. Locker Room Report: How Michigan prepares

    Andy Katz

    Whether editing game tape on his laptop or creating wooden figurines of his players, Michigan head coach John Beilein is obsessed with one thing: preparation.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2009