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  1. Eddie Jordan is finishing his degree while trying to rebuild Rutg...

    Andy Katz

    Amid turmoil at Rutgers, Eddie Jordan is busy finish his degree and bringing the basketball program into the future, writes Andy Katz.

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  2. Rutgers Scarlet Knights coach Mike Rice vows to 'get better' afte...

    Andy Katz

    Mike Rice spent Friday heading to another youth sporting event involving one of his children rather than coaching his Rutgers team. He loved being forced to spend quality time with his children and wife the past two weeks on an unexpected Christmas ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2012
  3. Big East ponders conference scheduling with eye toward incoming t...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East will send out its annual straw poll to its coaches to get their preseason predictions about the strength of the league's teams to help put together next season's conference schedule. The league office said Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Pit...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  4. Morgan State coach Todd Bozeman awaits word on suspension -- coll...

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters on a Friday: • Morgan State coach Todd Bozeman said Friday that athletic director Floyd Kerr told him that the committee that met to discuss his incident submitted its findings to the acting vice president of student affairs. Boz...

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  5. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Mike Rice has Rutgers on the right track ...

    Andy Katz

    Pitt is in a free fall. The Panthers can't score and are winless in the Big East after four games. But the story from Wednesday's surprising 62-39 result is the team that leveled the beatdown: Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights have work to do to be an N...

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Rivalries are not what they used to be -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    The villains are missing. The hatred, the jealousy and the nastiness are no more. Rivalries have tamed in college basketball. My two favorites from covering the sport for the past 20 years -- outside of the obvious North Carolina-Duke -- were obs...

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  8. Big East announces repeat opponents while schedule remains a work...

    Andy Katz

    While the Big East decided it won't change its tournament format for 2011, where and when its conference games will be played this season remains a long, drawn-out process. The Big East handles its 18-game conference schedule using a poll voted on b...

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  9. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Greivis Vasquez, Gregory Echenique hope t...

    Andy Katz

    Greivis Vasquez didn't gravitate to baseball. The expectation was that he should. But those who knew Vasquez when he was growing up in what he termed a middle-class neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, understood the passivity of the sport wasn't...

    Blog | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  10. Andy Katz's Daily Word: In different forms, two college stars rep...

    Andy Katz

    Kansas State's Denis Clemente has held the burden of his name his whole life. He knows the pride the people of Puerto Rico have in his last name. The Bayamon, Puerto Rico, native understands the pressure to produce in any sport in which he is a fea...

    Blog | Conversation | October 01, 2009
  11. Andy Katz: Which team has the toughest Big East slate?

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is in a difficult spot when it comes to scheduling. With 16 teams, the league can't ensure that its top teams will always play each other twice, as teams will play a home-and-home series with only three teams. Pitt and Connecticut did ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  12. Bench effort pushes Pitt past Rutgers

    Andy Katz

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Pitt's bench could end up being the decisive factor for the Panthers if they're going to win the Big East. The Panthers needed every ounce of effort from their reserves to beat Rutgers 78-72 on Wednesday. And it could prove to ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 01, 2009
  13. San Diego faces more adversity with another injury

    Andy Katz

    San Diego had a huge advantage in playing the WCC tournament at home this past March, beating Saint Mary's and Gonzaga to win the title. Winning at Kentucky earlier in the season and then taking out Connecticut (even though A.J. Price was out of th...

    Blog | Conversation | December 08, 2008