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  1. Weekend Homework: Dayton's restart

    Andy Katz

    Dayton had the early buzz with a win over Gonzaga. The Flyers had a strong showing at the Maui Invitational with a shelf-life win over Cal and a one-point, "good" loss to Baylor. But a 2-1 showing in Maui doesn't complete any team's résum&#23...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. 3-point shot: Terps moving on Wells waiver

    Andy Katz

    1. Dez Wells is expected to keep a low profile at Maryland while the school applies for a waiver to see if he can play immediately after being expelled from Xavier. According to a source, Maryland hasn't approached Xavier about helping with the waive...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  3. Week In Review -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    It was a week that began with a loaded field at the Maui Invitational and ended with two of the top four teams in the country being upset by unranked foes. Let's take a look back at the week that was in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  4. 3-point shot: Pac-12 off to slow start

    Andy Katz

    1.The Maui Invitational final between Kansas and Duke is yet another example of why neutral site tournaments are a must in the sport. Elite teams have an aversion to true home-and-home series, outside of forced league agreements. Setting up potentia...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  5. UCLA Bruins need to find answers fast -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    UCLA coach Ben Howland said he is considering playing more zone so he can use a bigger lineup in the Maui Invitational. He said he will change some of the Bruins' man-to-man defense, too. "We've also got to do some things offensively," said Howlan...

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  6. Belmont Bruins have chance to shine early against Duke Blue Devil...

    Andy Katz

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and Memphis coach Josh Pastner said the exact same thing when asked about opening the season in a loaded Maui Invitational field. The two programs could potentially meet in the semifinals, but each would have to play Belmon...

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  7. Where are they now? Dave Odom -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Dave Odom might be a retired college coach, but he's hardly retired. Between his duties as Maui Invitational chairman and high school volunteer assistant, the former Wake Forest and South Carolina coach approaches 70 as invigorated as ever.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  8. 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
  9. UConn shows depth in win over Tennessee

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- No team may benefit more from sprinkling in key nonconference games in the middle of its conference season than Connecticut. The Huskies, who have already built a strong resume with three wins at the Maui Invitational in Novembe...

    Blog | January 22, 2011
  10. Tough early wins set Old Dominion Monarchs up for NCAA bid

    Andy Katz

    Wichita State's loss to Connecticut in the Maui Invitational put the Shockers in the losers' bracket against teams that won't be in the NCAA tournament. The Shockers have one more nonconference game against a team that is likely bound for the NCAAs...

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2010
  11. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Two surprises have Kevin Stallings high o...

    Andy Katz

    In roughly six weeks, you'll know if Vanderbilt is a real serious player for the SEC East title. By that time, the Commodores could be through the Maui Invitational with a title, or at least with two wins over projected NCAA teams Cincinnati and...

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2009
  12. Without games, Bears had more study time

    Andy Katz

    Baylor is providing the NCAA with a test case on what college hoops would be like as a one-semester sport, Andy Katz writes. * Bilas: Cheer Baylor

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2006
  13. Outcome won't have negative effect on Izzo's Spartans

    Andy Katz

    Don't condemn Michigan State just yet. Hawaii's upset victory might provide the impetus to a not-so-surprising run at an NCAA Tournament bid.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2005
  14. Expect more competitive in-season tourney matchups

    Andy Katz

    College basketball got a rare dose of offseason good news Monday night when an Ohio federal judge rescinded the NCAA's 2-in-4 rule because it violates antitrust laws. That means tournaments such as the Maui Invitational, Great Alaska Shootout, Preseason NIT, Coaches vs. Cancer Classic and any other in-season exempted events should include at least one to two major-name teams.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2003