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  1. Reflecting on the state of the Big East -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    The Big East will never reach its zenith of three teams in the Final Four, as it did in 1985. Getting 11 bids into the NCAA tournament, as it did a few years ago, will soon feel like a distant memory. The greatest conference creation in college spor...

    Blog | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  2. Saint Louis Billikens must continue on without Rick Majerus -- me...

    Andy Katz

    What we know as of Monday morning is that Rick Majerus is facing a serious heart issue. He will not coach Saint Louis this season. Those close to him aren't even talking about when -- or if -- he will coach again. Just last month, Majerus told me a...

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  3. Random thoughts from first full week of the season -- college bas...

    Andy Katz

    The Carrier Classic on opening weekend created memories. But this past week may have been forgetful for a number of teams, yet season-changing for others. Here's a look at some notables from the first full week of college hoops: • The playe...

    Blog | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  4. Michigan State wins boards, but not game

    Andy Katz

    SAN DIEGO -- After an event aboard the USS Carl Vinson that will be a lifetime memory, the Michigan State basketball team found that its identity mirrored in some small way the servicemen and women it entertained Friday night. The Spartans will ha...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  5. Ed DeChellis inspired by the memory of Skip Prosser at his new Na...

    Andy Katz

    Ed DeChellis and Skip Prosser met in the mid-1980s, a pair of assistant coaches who struck up a friendship, a respect and a mutual admiration for history, politics and the military academies. "We talked every day," DeChellis said, "and there were a ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  6. 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
  7. NCAA men's national championhip: Don't remember the Butler Bulldo...

    Andy Katz

    There's no getting around it -- the offensive performance by Butler on Monday night was one of the worst in NCAA tournament history. It shouldn't negate the history and impact this program has made, though.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  8. NBA draft hopefuls work out for NBA personnel

    Andy Katz

    CHICAGO -- Gordon Hayward's half-court shot will be the moment from the 2010 national title game frozen in memory and the most dissected. The trajectory was on line. The 70,000-strong crowd at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis was on its f...

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2010
  9. Peg Brand honors her husband's memory

    Andy Katz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Lucas Oil Stadium is chirping this afternoon with game management, television technicians and photographers setting up for the national semifinals. But here courtside there was a moment that was so poignant and still. Walking on...

    Blog | April 03, 2010
  10. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Texas A&M Aggies still playing under the ...

    Andy Katz

    Maybe it's the lack of a household name, the obscurity of College Station among the more traditional college basketball destinations or the freakish and jarring memory of seeing Derrick Roland suffer a compound fracture of his leg at Washington. I'...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2010
  11. Andy Katz: Tom Izzo, Michigan State Spartans want to take one mor...

    Andy Katz

    In his expansive basement, Tom Izzo has a memorabilia room that would send chills down the spine of any Michigan State fan. But there's room on the wall for more. Can the defending runner-up create new memories this season?

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2009
  12. Sources: Derrick Rose's test score in question at Memphis Tigers ...

    Andy Katz

    Memphis was first notified in May 2008 that star freshman point guard Derrick Rose had an invalidated standardized test score the previous year at Chicago's Simeon High School, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the e-mail.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  13. Butch's ugly elbow injury still a painful memory

    Andy Katz

    Brian Butch is still rehabbing that grisly elbow injury that sidelined him at the end of February. But he's just happy to be back on the court at the Pan Am Games team trials.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2007
  14. First annual Classic was time to celebrate, mourn

    Andy Katz

    The emotion was palpable as Maggie Dixon's accomplishments were celebrated between games at the Classic held in her memory, Andy Katz writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2006
  15. Last month will influence a lot

    Andy Katz

    The next four weeks could impact the selection committee's decisions more than any last month in recent memory.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2005
  16. For Terps, it's just like starting over

    Andy Katz

    Maryland has the memories, if not the players returning, from last year's championship season.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2002