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  1. Weekend homework: Life in the Valley

    Andy Katz

    Wichita State had an epic comeback at Missouri State a week ago. That may just be the beginning of the grind in the Missouri Valley for one of the national title contenders. The Shockers will get everyone's best shot. This is Gonzaga in the ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  2. Game loses an original in Charlie Spoonhour -- college basketball...

    Andy Katz

    College basketball lost one of its comedic old souls Wednesday when Charlie Spoonhour succumbed to a lung disease at 72. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins lost one of his closest friends, leaving him with a stark reminder of an era long past. "He was...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  3. 3-point shot: Huggins reaches milestone

    Andy Katz

    1. Bob Huggins won his 700th career game when the Mountaineers knocked off Missouri State in overtime in Las Vegas on Thursday night. He is as much a character as there has been in college basketball, and truly a unique individual. But he is also a s...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  4. 3-point shot: Realigning early tournaments

    Andy Katz

    1.The proposed shifts of Syracuse and Pitt to the ACC and West Virginia to the Big 12 has already caused some switching of years within tournaments. And more could occur if the alignment is sped up for 2012. Duke and Pitt were supposed to be in the ...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  5. 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
  6. Missouri State Bears pile up impressive road wins in the Missouri...

    Andy Katz

    Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury hopes his team, particulary Renardo Sidney and Dee bost, take advantage of their second chance.

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  7. UTEP ready to work Caracter into Miners' rotation

    Andy Katz

    Assuming his grades are reported as expected, UTEP will add enigmatic center Derrick Caracter to its lineup Sunday against New Mexico State. (Update: As announced Saturday, Caracter will indeed make his debut with the Miners this weekend.) UTEP coa...

    Blog | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  8. New Southeast Missouri State Redhawks coach Dickey Nutt is thankf...

    Andy Katz

    After a 13-year stint at Arkansas State, Dickey Nutt was hoping for a second chance. He found it at Southeast Missouri State, and the Redhawks -- and Nutt -- couldn't be happier.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  9. Andy Katz: Teams still in search of first conference win

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters for Friday, beginning with the remaining teams looking for a win in conference play: • DePaul (8-17, 0-12 Big East): According to one opposing coach, the Blue Demons have had "no fight" in them of late. There is some talent, like...

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2009
  10. Notre Dame's Harangody back to old self

    Andy Katz

    Notre Dame opens the Big East season at DePaul on Wednesday. That was supposed to be the game Mike Brey was circling for Luke Harangody's return from pneumonia. Well, he is back for that game -- as in back to himself, after catching up the past f...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2008
  11. Wanted: Marquee teams ... exempted or not

    Andy Katz

    Now that the 2-in-4 rule has been rescinded, the 2003-04 season could feature more marquee matchups.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2003
  12. Wichita State will travel to face Indiana State on day of game af...

    Andy Katz

    Undefeated Wichita State traveled to Indiana State on Wednesday, touching down hours before the Missouri Valley Conference showdown in Terre Haute after its flight was canceled due to weather in Indianapolis.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  13. Marshall says loss already fueling Shockers

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Don't forget about Wichita State's run to the Final Four. The Shockers won't. Coach Gregg Marshall never will. The Missouri Valley Conference wouldn't dare. The state of Kansas shouldn't, either. Wichita State, more so than when VCU ...

    Blog | April 06, 2013
  14. 3-point shot: Poaching coaches and teams

    Andy Katz

    1. Wichita State's Gregg Marshall doesn't have to move since he has a stable, lucrative deal. He now heads the dominant team in the Missouri Valley Conference, and if he wants to leave, he can stay until the right, plumb job comes along. But La Salle...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  15. Plenty of new faces, but hopes are high for Missouri Tigers - men...

    Andy Katz

    After falling victim to the ultimate Cinderella (Norfolk State) in the NCAA tournament, it's time to turn the page at Missouri. A new conference. Basically a new roster. Outside Kentucky, no national contender from 2011-12 had as much of an offseas...

    Blog | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  16. New conference members describe impact on programs -- men's colle...

    Andy Katz

    On Sunday, 20 schools officially joined new conferences. In their own words, representatives from each school describe what the moves mean for their men's basketball programs.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012