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  1. North Carolina Tar Heels coach Roy Williams not happy with the NC...

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The NCAA is keeping an eye on the University of North Carolina over an academic scandal. The organization hasn't moved officially on the matter, and it's unclear if or when it will. Well, there is another matter involving the Tar ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  2. ACC gets it right with new scheduling format -- men's college bas...

    Andy Katz

    If anyone was wondering whether 15 schools could agree and get along in the new ACC, all they had to do was check the reaction to the new primary partners released Wednesday. There was an unusual consensus. Every school was pleased. The ACC had to...

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  3. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Which Sweet 16 teams face the most pressu...

    Andy Katz

    A Sweet 16 appearance elevates a program to the next level. A Final Four moves it up another notch. The matchups usually make the difference in getting this far. Talent -- and star power -- also play big roles. There is a certain level of pressur...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  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. 3-point shot: Bearcats get their bigs back

    Andy Katz

    1.Cincinnati Bearcats coach Mick Cronin said Monday suspended players Yancy Gates, Cheikh Mbodj and Octavius Ellis are all in good standing and ready to play Wednesday night against Notre Dame. The three were suspended six games for their role in th...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  6. Terrence Jones, Anthony Davis a powerful combination for Kentucky...

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: To watch Katz's interview with Anthony Davis and Terrence Jones, visit the Nation blog. John Calipari has had brute strength in the post at Kentucky with DeMarcus Cousins and Patrick Patterson. He's also had a rugged overachiever i...

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2011
  7. 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
  8. Preparation continues for Carrier Classic between the North Carol...

    Andy Katz

    Putting a basketball game on an aircraft carrier sounds like a cool event, something unique to punctuate the start of the college basketball season. But this is much more than a gimmick on 11-11-11 -- much more than merely a game to showcase top-ran...

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  9. If ACC divides up, will a North Carolina school get squeezed out?...

    Andy Katz

    The ACC's decision to add Pitt and Syracuse will undoubtedly strengthen men's basketball more than its last round of expansion (Boston College, Virginia Tech and Miami). But it will create more controversy given how a potential 14-team league might ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  10. News and notes on the ever-changing college landscape

    Andy Katz

    Here are some quick hitters during this crazy week in college sports ... • Villanova is trying to use its rising football program as a way to get in somewhere in the ACC or a Big 12/Big East hybrid. The school is hoping the Philadelphia mar...

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  11. News and notes from around the country -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Quick hitters after talking to several coaches here at the AAU nationals: • The U.S. World University Games team -- led by Purdue coach Matt Painter (U.S. team head coach) along with Butler coach Brad Stevens and Tenn...

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  12. King Rice finally gets his shot with the Monmouth Hawks years aft...

    Andy Katz

    King Rice sat in jail, waiting to be picked up by his boss, Kevin Stallings, wondering whether he had finally woken up from this fantasy that he didn't have a drinking problem. "I was 27 years old and, as soon as it happened, I looked at it as seri...

    Blog | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  13. College basketball will be loaded with talent in 2011-12

    Andy Katz

    College basketball was spoiled with the decisions of a number of potential lottery picks who chose to return for the 2011-12 season instead of ending up in Thursday night's draft. Don't expect that to occur in 2012. The talent pool is too rich,...

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  14. Kendall Marshall a key cog to North Carolina Tar Heels' title hop...

    Andy Katz

    The Boston Celtics have employed the Big Three for a few years now. But everyone who follows the NBA knows that the Big Three isn't complete without an equal if not more critical fourth in point guard Rajon Rondo. Let's not compare North Carolina's...

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  15. Larry Drew II, not North Carolina Tar Heels, loses in the end

    Andy Katz

    Larry Drew II decided to bolt from North Carolina on Friday, just four days into February. The move -- at this time of the year -- makes no sense. Drew would have to find a school that's on the quarter system to play midseason next season. M...

    Blog | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  16. Virginia Cavaliers' win shows there are no guarantees in the ACC/...

    Andy Katz

    The Big Ten is seven or eight deep in potential NCAA tournament teams. The ACC has Duke and a host of teams that are hard to discern from No. 2 on down. So of course the Big Ten will capture the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, right? Not quite. Virginia rev...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2010