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  1. Five things on UConn's last-second win over Florida

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Shabazz Napier hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating jumper to beat Florida 65-64 in a thriller Monday at Gampel Pavilion. Here are five observations for the Huskies and Gators. 1. UConn and Napier came through late, agai...

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  2. Kevin Ollie takes over UConn Huskies with Jim Calhoun's encourage...

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Kevin Ollie's voice is hoarse. He hasn't stopped talking throughout the entire Connecticut practice. It is his voice that reverberates over the clapping, the cheering and the enthusiastic responses from the players. The energy at ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  3. Connecticut Huskies' backcourt will have to lead the way -- colle...

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- While Connecticut isn't eligible to compete in the Big East tournament, NCAA or NIT, Jim Calhoun is confident the Huskies have a shot to be major factors in the Big East regular-season race. Whether that happens, there's no doubt w...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  4. Early-entry draft deadline benefits a few schools during spring--...

    Andy Katz

    Oregon State put the full-court press on Victor Robbins as soon as Jared Cunningham declared for the NBA draft by the NCAA's April 10 deadline. The Beavers nabbed the 6-foot-6 forward from Compton, Calif., to give them a much-needed body up front wh...

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  5. Uncertainty looms over UConn Huskies program -- college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    UConn's near future got cloudier with the NCAA's decision on Friday to deny a waiver that would have allowed the Huskies to play in the 2013 NCAA tournament. The university will appeal the decision to the Academic Performance Subcommittee on Appeals...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  6. Connecticut Huskies reload for another national title run

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- If you walked into Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and watched Connecticut play multiple pickup games, you might have revised your top 25 and put the Huskies at No. 1 instead of No. 3 or 4. The Final Four's Most Outstanding Player was...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  7. A list of players who might end up on Wooden Award watch list - c...

    Andy Katz

    At this time last year, Ben Hansbrough's name didn't appear on the Wooden Award preseason watch list. Five months later, he edged out Connecticut's Kemba Walker for Big East Player of the Year. Using that as a backdrop, let's remember that the list...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Katz's Daily Word: News and notes from around the country -- coll...

    Andy Katz

    Some news and notes on this Wednesday afternoon: • Team USA's two exhibition losses to Lithuania have caused some concern stateside, but the Lithuanians are considered the favorites heading into the U-19 World Championship tournament in Latvi...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  10. Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun winning on the recruiting trail

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters for the weekend: • I've been convinced since the Final Four in Houston that UConn coach Jim Calhoun wasn't going to retire. I've been around him a few times -- including at the White House, when the Huskies were honored for their...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  11. Daily Word: During White House visit, Jim Calhoun at ease about K...

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: To watch Andy Katz's White House interview with Jim Calhoun, click here. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The sun broke through just over the South Lawn of the White House amid a thick batch of humidity that had started to stifle the air Monday af...

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  12. Daily Word: Hard to fathom what has happened to the San Diego Tor...

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters on a Tuesday morning: • Bill Grier had a clause in his contract to succeed Mark Few at Gonzaga. It was an agreement that the two and athletic director Mike Roth had agreed to years ago, but once it became clear Few wasn't going ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  13. Pondering a successor for Connecticut Huskies coach Jim Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Jim Calhoun seems as energized coaching Connecticut this season as I've seen him in the 11 years I've covered the Huskies. He has a youthful look about him, an unbridled enthusiasm for the job. He has a star in Kemba Walker, who ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  14. Andy Katz's Daily Word: USA Select Team gives college upperclassm...

    Andy Katz

    Credit Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski for giving college upperclassmen more opportunities to not only get seen, but to improve for a quick sojourn in Las Vegas later this month. The USA Basketball experience at the national team level has become an NB...

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  15. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Michigan's staff drama continues

    Andy Katz

    John Beilein chairs a year-old ethics committee among NCAA Division I coaches. The last thing he thought he would be accused of was unethical behavior, in this case tampering while hiring an assistant coach. The initial charge was made by Wes...

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2010
  16. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Kevin Ollie to Connecticut isn't a done d...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut needs a fresh face from the past, one that brings instant credibility to the staff, has connections to the NBA and would be a huge hit for high school players looking for someone to relate to as they make their choices. UConn alumnus ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2010