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  1. Brad Underwood, coach of Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, signs con...

    Andy Katz

    Brad Underwood has signed a new eight-year contract with Stephen F. Austin, which will nearly double his salary after leading the Lumberjacks to the round of 32 of the NCAA tournament in his first season, a source with direct knowledge told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  2. ACC men's basketball tournament title game moved to Saturday

    Andy Katz

    The ACC will move its conference tournament title game to Saturday night after being a Sunday final on the day of the NCAA tournament selections since 1982.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  3. Expecting the unexpected at Final Four

    Andy Katz

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The favorite? Florida. The trendy pick? Kentucky. And that's why this could be one of the most surprising Final Fours. Wisconsin has the look of a No. 1 seed and the resume to back it up. UConn has arguably the best college player...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  4. Bracket winners and losers

    Andy Katz

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winners and losers after the NCAA tournament bracket was announced Sunday. WINNERS Virginia: The Cavaliers didn't beat a team in the field in nonconference play and got rocked by Tennessee in late December. But an A...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  5. 2014 NCAA tournament -- Selection committee chair discusses proce...

    Andy Katz

    The NCAA tournament selection committee rewarded champion Virginia with a No. 1 seed in the East by winning the ACC regular-season and conference tournament title but didn't treat American champ Louisville the same.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  6. Selection committee to monitor injury of Joel Embiid of Kansas Ja...

    Andy Katz

    The NCAA tournament selection committee will be in contact with the Kansas Jayhawks throughout the week regarding the injury status of freshman center Joel Embiid, committee chair Ron Wellman said on ESPNU's Katz Korner on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  7. NCAA gives SWAC automatic berth exemption

    Andy Katz

    The SWAC received a special exemption from the NCAA men's basketball selection committee to adjust which team earns its automatic berth to the tournament, the NCAA announced Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  8. Weekend homework: Cats-Buffs big for CU

    Andy Katz

    Colorado has had to prove it was NCAA tournament worthy since the moment Spencer Dinwiddie went down with a season-ending knee injury Jan. 12. The Buffaloes are 6-5 since, including the Washington game in which Dinwiddie went down in the second ha...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  9. Iowa Hawkeyes not shying away from expectations -- college basket...

    Andy Katz

    Iowa has no more excuses. This is the season. The expectation is to contend for a top spot in the Big Ten and, at the very least, make the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2006. A trip next week to England and France should be the start of so...

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  10. Brady Heslip's shooting key to Baylor's success -- college basket...

    Andy Katz

    Brady Heslip's importance rose quickly as the spot shooter on a deep Baylor team that reached the Elite Eight two years ago. And if Baylor is going to get back to the NCAA tournament after a year in the NIT, one of the reasons will likely be that Hes...

    Blog | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  11. 3-point shot: Tweaking the tournament

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA men's basketball selection committee will make a formal announcement Thursday about the tweaking it did to the bracketing principles for the 2014 tournament during its meeting earlier this month in Park City, Utah. The committee is expect...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  12. Five NCAA tournament tweaks under review - college basketball

    Andy Katz

    The NCAA tournament committee met this week to discuss tweaks to March Madness. Here are five up for debate, writes Andy Katz.

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2013
  13. 3-point shot: Arizona State moving up

    Andy Katz

    1. Arizona State needs to get Jahii Carson to the NCAA tournament. The Sun Devils got him for a third season in school, which is remarkable, after he was ineligible his first year, played as a freshman and then decided to come back for his sophomore ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  14. 3-point stance: Clearing up dome issue

    Andy Katz

    1. I want to make sure there is clarity in the NCAA tournament regional dome issue from Wednesday's 3-point shot. The NCAA is no longer mandating that a regional be played in a dome a year in advance of a Final Four at that site. The committee and th...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  15. 3-point shot: UConn gets APR on track

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA will have a portal available in July on its website for Final Four sites to make proposals for 2017-2020; a decision on sites for those years will be made later in 2014. The NCAA won't put any restrictions on the proposals, meaning that a...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  16. 3-point shot: Getting tougher in Texas

    Andy Katz

    1. Texas lost 18 games last season. The Longhorns won seven in the Big 12 and were shut out of the NCAA tournament for the first time since head coach Rick Barnes arrived in 1998. Sheldon McClellan and Julien Lewis were third and fourth, respectively...

    Blog | May 15, 2013