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  1. 3-point shot: Coaches Newark-bound

    Andy Katz

    1. Baylor coach Scott Drew said he is coming to Newark to witness history: three Baylor players taken in the NBA draft. All three -- Perry Jones III, Quincy Miller and Quincy Acy -- have a legitimate chance to be in the first round. Miller is on the ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  2. 3-point shot: Draft looms for Wildcats

    Andy Katz

    1.Kentucky coach John Calipari will be in Newark Thursday to see what he hopes is another record night. He has been touting a stat that is hard to beat: Every Wildcats starter for the past three seasons has been or will be an NBA draft pick. The onl...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  3. Inside Kentucky's visit to the White House

    Andy Katz

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- The Kentucky contingent went through two practice runs on the dais to make sure they got it just right. No one, after all, wants to mess up the procession into the East Room and the presentation of a jersey, ring and ball to Presid...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  4. Lamb finishes season with lion-like effort

    Andy Katz

    NEW ORLEANS -- Doron Lamb made quite an impression on John Calipari -- in August. "He's our best basketball player," Calipari said on Aug. 8 to "[Doron] can take the pressure off those freshmen so they don't have to be anyone else b...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  5. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist makes name for himself with Kentucky - 201...

    Andy Katz

    The freshman has been on a tear in the tournament. He's earned the admiration of Calipari for his play and his approach to the game.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  6. Kentucky skyrockets into Final Four

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Anthony Davis finally left the game with 33 seconds remaining, and only because he had blood on his lip. Kentucky was ahead of Baylor, 82-68, at the time. Davis didn't want to leave the court. And why would he? Who wouldn't want to b...

    Blog | March 25, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Kentucky 82, Baylor 70

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Instant analysis from No. 1 seed Kentucky's 82-70 win over No. 3 seed Baylor in Elite Eight action in the South Regional at the Georgia Dome on Sunday: Overview: Kentucky waged the most UNLV-like assault on another elite team as we've s...

    Blog | March 25, 2012
  8. South preview: Baylor vs. Kentucky

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- A look at Sunday's Elite Eight matchup between No. 1 Kentucky and No. 3 Baylor for the South Regional championship: The marquee matchup Anthony Davis vs. Perry Jones III: The last time Davis had to face a player with similar length,...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  9. Kentucky bounces to brink of Final Four

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- What we saw Friday night was highly entertaining theater. Kentucky and Indiana, two members of an elite collection of iconic college basketball programs, gave us all an enjoyable watch in the Sweet 16. There was a pro mentality to th...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Kentucky 102, Indiana 90

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Reaction from Kentucky's 102-90 victory over Indiana in the South Regional. Overview: Kentucky was built for the Final Four and a national title. Now the Wildcats have their shot. Kentucky is 40 minutes away from their stated goal of...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  11. Casting our ballots: SEC

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: To see our expert picks for each of the nation's 12 top conferences, click here. To cast your vote in these races, visit SportsNation. A quick assessment of the player and coach of the year races in the SEC: Player of the year ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  12. 3-point shot: Kentucky still needs work

    Andy Katz

    1. Kentucky coach John Calipari said the Wildcats aren't where they need to be at this stage in the season, especially with Louisville on deck Saturday. "We've got a ways to go," Calipari said. "I would have hoped in the (Lamar) game we would have s...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  13. 3-point shot: Big East's uncertain future

    Andy Katz

    1. The Big East will have some pressing questions to decide in the coming weeks/months. Navy has put off the Big East for the immediate future, meaning the league might have to press the Naval Academy for a definitive answer so it can move forward. T...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  14. 3-point shot: Calipari on NBA deal

    Andy Katz

    1. Kentucky, which has elite freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague, could have been the biggest beneficiary if the NBA had changed the draft rule to two years out of high school. But ESPN's Ric Bucher reported Tuesday nigh...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  15. 3-point shot: UK's Davis in class of his own

    Andy Katz

    1. Kentucky coach John Calipari said Anthony Davis shouldn't be compared to former Mississippi State center Jarvis Varnado. Of course, Davis can block shots like Varnado and he had eight in an exhibition game, but Davis is much more of an accomplishe...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  16. John Calipari calls Doron Lamb Kentucky's best player -- college ...

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky has an incoming freshman class that is among the most highly acclaimed in all of college basketball over the past 20 years -- Anthony Davis might very well be the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft, and Marquis Teague and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ar...

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2011