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  1. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Comparing Louisville Cardinals' postseaso...

    Andy Katz

    Peyton Siva is not Kemba Walker. Never has been. Never will be. But Louisville is mirroring Connecticut, circa 2011, with its NCAA tournament run. The similarities aren't lost on UConn coach Jim Calhoun or this season's Big East tournament run...

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  2. 3-point shot: Murray State deserves Top 25

    Andy Katz

    1. Xavier's Tu Holloway had a legit chance to be the national player of the year. Holloway could be like Jameer Nelson or Kemba Walker by hitting late-game shots to propel his team. But Holloway's post-game comments Saturday damaged his reputation an...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  3. Oh what could've been had these underclassmen returned -- college...

    Andy Katz

    Locked out by NBA owners, Kemba Walker is spending his October working out with his former Connecticut teammates. Walker doesn't have second thoughts about declaring for the NBA draft. He was gone as soon as the Huskies won the national title, and ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  4. 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
  5. Don't remember this book by its ending

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- This game, this historic poor shooting, is not how Butler's improbable two-year run should be remembered. In case this is the last we've seen of the Bulldogs in the Final Four for awhile, then try to wipe from your memory the horrid off...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  6. Walker, Mack will decide title game

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- Kemba Walker, Nolan Smith and Shelvin Mack were the three standout guards for the USA Select team in the summer, competing against the national team that was prepping for the FIBA World Championships in Turkey. Smith went on to lead Duk...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  7. Wins keep coming as Connecticut matures

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- This is no longer just about Kemba Walker or Jim Calhoun or an improbable run through the postseason with five Big East tournament victories in five days and then five more NCAA tournament wins. What we have witnessed here is the matur...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament: UConn Huskies continue to find ways to win

    Andy Katz

    UConn's maturation has led the team to the NCAA tournament title game.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2011
  9. Knight gets another shot at Walker, UConn

    Andy Katz

    HOUSTON -- Kemba Walker's performance in the Maui Invitational title game against Kentucky on Nov. 24 was remarkable. Walker scored 29 points and was 10-of-17 from the field, 3-of-4 on 3-pointers and 6-of-6 from the free throw line with 6 assists,...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Irish poised for Big East tournament run

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Notre Dame coach Mike Brey didn't hesitate to put Ben Hansbrough in the game with four personal fouls, despite the Irish holding an eight-point lead with nearly nine minutes left at Connecticut. But he made sure the fifth-year sen...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  13. Katz: Five observations from the week

    Andy Katz

    Five observations from the week that was: 1. Jimmer Fredette is the clear frontrunner for national player of the year. Duke's Nolan Smith and Ohio State's Jared Sullinger can certainly end the season with higher-profile performances, but Fredette ...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  14. Marquette finally wins a road nail-biter

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Marquette coach Buzz Williams had a hard time recovering from the meltdown at Louisville back in mid-January. He couldn't imagine going through that again without taking a gamble. So with his team down two and time winding do...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  15. Katz's five observations from the week

    Andy Katz

    Five observations from the week that was: 1. Spoke with Morehead State's Kenneth Faried after he snapped Tim Duncan's modern-day career rebounding record Saturday at Indiana State (he's now at 1,576). Faried could not be more humble. He was incred...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  16. Rejuvenated Kemba Walker leads Huskies

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Kemba Walker picked up his dribble, had no play and decided to do something he hadn't done since he was a teenager in the Bronx. He threw the ball up at the backboard, caught it and laid it in the bucket. Walker has hit game-...

    Blog | February 16, 2011