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  1. Tom Izzo says he'll coach Michigan State Spartans next season

    Andy Katz

    Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said he'll remain with the Spartans next season despite rumors that he is a candidate for NBA openings in Minnesota and Detroit.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  2. Weekend Homework: Badgers need defense

    Andy Katz

    The Wisconsin bus was making its way to the airport after losing to Minnesota when the gate came down right on the front bumper. The Badgers were stalled, stuck and now going to be late getting back to Madison. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan considere...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  3. Rick Pitino to coach against son Richard Pitino in 2014 Armed For...

    Andy Katz

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino and Minnesota coach Richard Pitino will play a unique father-son game in next season's Armed Forces Classic at the Coast Guard Academy's United States Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  4. Utah State's Danny Berger can relate to scare from Wichita State'...

    Andy Katz

    Nine days after collapsing during a workout, Wichita State's D.J. Bowles had surgery to install an internal defibrillator Thursday at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. WSU coach Gregg Marshall told USA Today that the incoming freshman experienced a "card...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Dynamic recruiting duo?

    Andy Katz

    1. Tyus Jones was consistent in his plan of going to school with friend and fellow top-3 ESPN 100 player Jahlil Okafor when I talked to him after our ESPNU coverage of an AAU event Wednesday night at the HP Fieldhouse at the ESPN Wide World of Sports...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Read your contracts

    Andy Katz

    1. The fallout from Kent State winning a $1.2 million settlement from former coach Geno Ford for leaving for Bradley may make coaches re-read their contracts very carefully. According to one prominent coaching agent, "coaches will be forced to struct...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  7. NCAA basketball rules committee approves more replays for out of ...

    Andy Katz

    The NCAA men's basketball rules committee couldn't get enough support to even vote on reducing the 35-second shot clock but introduced more replay at the end of regulation and overtime for out-of-bounds and shot-clock violation calls.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: New league's shining moment

    Andy Katz

    1. New American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco relished the moment Monday night as one of his teams -- for this season and, yes, for next -- won a national title. He was guaranteed of another heading into the women's final Tuesday night...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  9. National title game musings: Michigan Wolverines Mitch McGary is ...

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Musings on a national title Monday: • Michigan's Mitch McGary is Kevin Love light. McGary is just scratching the surface of what he could become relatively quickly. I keep going back to a shootaround I witnessed at Minnesota when the...

    Blog | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  10. 3-point shot: No hurry on NBA decisions

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA's random date of April 16 to declare for the NBA draft isn't pressuring a number of players into making quick decisions. Coaches are now savvy to the date as being meaningless. That's why Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk may wait to decide until th...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  11. Minnesota Golden Gophers reach agreement with Richard Pitino

    Andy Katz

    Minnesota is close to finalizing a deal with Florida International coach Richard Pitino, multiple sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  12. Big-time schools striking out with coaching wish lists - college ...

    Andy Katz

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The weekend begins with UCLA, USC and Minnesota still working their way down their list as coaches across the country continue to remain in place. Coaches are now staying more than leaving. Gonzaga's Mark Few, Pitt's Jamie Dixon,...

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  13. 3-point shot: Good coaches hard to land

    Andy Katz

    1. UCLA, USC and Minnesota are finding out what Oregon and others have discovered in how difficult it is to extract coaches from good situations. On the surface the jobs are perceived as better jobs than what some of these coaches currently have, but...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  14. Fred Hoiberg agrees to new deal to stay with Iowa State Cyclones

    Andy Katz

    Iowa State Cyclones coach Fred Hoiberg turned down Minnesota and elected to stay with his alma mater Thursday night, agreeing to a new contract.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  15. 3-point shot: Coaching carousel whirls

    Andy Katz

    1. Minnesota coveted VCU's Shaka Smart, but his former boss, current Golden Gophers athletic director Norwood Teague, couldn't convince Smart to come to the Twin Cities (he should know Smart is loyal to VCU) for the head-coaching job from which Tubby...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  16. Shaka Smart to remain coach of VCU Rams

    Andy Katz

    Shaka Smart is staying at VCU, spurning overtures from UCLA and Minnesota as the top target for both schools.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013