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  1. Several high profile teams heading to Bahamas in August

    Andy Katz

    NCAA men's basketball teams are allowed to go on a foreign trip every four years but rarely have so many high-major programs gone to the same location within a few weeks of each other like what will occur in August in the Bahamas.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  2. Teams moving from Big East to ACC know what to expect -- college ...

    Andy Katz

    Although they haven't played one game in the ACC yet, Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame know what to expect. Their new league has the potential to be just as rugged as the one they left.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  3. ACC gets it right with new scheduling format -- men's college bas...

    Andy Katz

    If anyone was wondering whether 15 schools could agree and get along in the new ACC, all they had to do was check the reaction to the new primary partners released Wednesday. There was an unusual consensus. Every school was pleased. The ACC had to...

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  4. Andy Katz: Notre Dame will be in ACC hoops title mix

    Andy Katz

    ACC men's basketball coaches wanted the league to expand to an even 16 teams, but adding Notre Dame as the conference's 15th member significantly strengthens the ACC's basketball brand, says Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  5. Pittsburgh Panthers traveled far for their new 7-foot giant Steve...

    Andy Katz

    A few years ago, Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon sent his assistant Tom Herrion to New Zealand to see if Rob Loe was worth a scholarship offer. Loe, who eventually landed at Saint Louis, had interest from others, "but Jamie heard about this young kid d...

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  6. Conferences have differing views on how to handle departing schoo...

    Andy Katz

    When it came to bylaws about departing teams, the Horizon, Colonial and America East didn't buckle. There are consequences that come along with a departure. Being ineligible for the conference tournament is one of them for these leagues. Butler (Hor...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  7. Billy Donovan breaks down the gold-winning U18 roster -- men's co...

    Andy Katz

    The gold medal won by the USA men's under-18 team in Brazil last week will reverberate across a number of college campuses in the fall. The players who won gold -- the majority of whom are set to begin their freshman seasons -- will benefit from the...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  8. Big East ponders conference scheduling with eye toward incoming t...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East will send out its annual straw poll to its coaches to get their preseason predictions about the strength of the league's teams to help put together next season's conference schedule. The league office said Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Pit...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  9. 3-point shot: The Atlantic-10's coup

    Andy Katz

    1. The Butler Bulldogs and the A-10 are expected to come a resolution within two weeks, according to at least one source close to the situation. The plan would be for Butler to join the A-10 for the 2013-14 season and replace the Temple Owls. Butler ...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  10. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Pitt and Syracuse's ACC moves, NBA draft ...

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters post-Final Four: • Pitt and Syracuse representatives won't be at the Big East meetings, but they will be at the ACC meetings in May. The respective coaches will be at the ACC meetings, too. When will the two schools join the AC...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  11. Healthy Pitt has opportunities to impress NCAA selection committe...

    Andy Katz

    Pitt coach Jamie Dixon didn't dismiss the Panthers' NCAA tournament chances even after his team lost eight straight games. And neither did the selection committee. They never do when it comes to ruling a team dead on arrival for the selection proces...

    Blog | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  12. Winners and losers from conference movements -- college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    The fallout from the Big East's shakeup in football and basketball this week will continue for weeks, if not months or years. So after another week of changes, the basketball winners and losers can be summed up this way: Winner The Big West: G...

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  13. Must-see games for 2011-12 men's college basketball season

    Andy Katz

    The 2011-12 season is filled with great matchups. Here are 25 games you can't miss.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  14. Opposing coaches break down the 50 players on the Wooden Award wa...

    Andy Katz

    We asked rival coaches to assess each of the 50 players on the Wooden Award's preseason watch list.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  15. Rick Pitino reacts to Big East defections

    Andy Katz

    Despite the losses of Syracuse and Pitt, Louisville coach Rick Pitino is confident the Big East brand of basketball will not only survive but thrive. He said the Cardinals have no desire to go to another conference and are committed to making the Bi...

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  16. News and notes on the ever-changing college landscape

    Andy Katz

    Here are some quick hitters during this crazy week in college sports ... • Villanova is trying to use its rising football program as a way to get in somewhere in the ACC or a Big 12/Big East hybrid. The school is hoping the Philadelphia mar...

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2011