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  1. Top draft choices in 2014

    Andy Katz

    If the 2014 NBA draft lives up to its hype, the upcoming college basketball season could rival or supersede any since the turn of the century. That's a big if. But the buzz isn't going away and won't unless the returning and incoming talent takes a d...

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  2. Some notable schools are trying to capture lost magic

    Andy Katz

    With alignment on hold until after next season, the lines have been drawn, the places set. Now, it's time for programs that have lost their way to lock in and start the climb out of mediocrity. Such as: Wake Forest The Demon Deacons stuck with Jeff ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  3. Nebraska Cornhuskers hire Tim Miles from Colorado State Rams as c...

    Andy Katz

    Nebraska is negotiating a contract with Colorado State coach Tim Miles to replace Doc Sadler and a deal is expected to get done later Friday, according to multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  4. Source -- Oregon Ducks' Dana Altman passes on Nebraska Cornhusker...

    Andy Katz

    Oregon coach Dana Altman will remain Ducks coach and not entertain the thought of going back to Nebraska, a source with direct knowledge told Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  5. Ex-Big 12 commish Dan Beebe says he pushed Big 12 revenue sharing...

    Andy Katz

    The Big 12's revenue-sharing pact was a "bittersweet" development for ousted commissioner Dan Beebe, who said it was something he attempted two years ago but Nebraska stood in the way.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  6. Bad trend: Foreign players bolt for overseas contract - college b...

    Andy Katz

    Memphis junior center Angel Garcia told coach Josh Pastner that the contractual offer to play professionally in Spain was too good to turn down. So he's gone, just like that, eight games into the season. Iowa State junior guard Lucca Staiger said ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  7. Final word from Puerto Rico Tip-Off - college basketball

    Andy Katz

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- November tournaments don't make or break a season, but they can be a strong indicator. UCLA went winless in Anaheim last season. The Bruins then missed the NCAA tournament. West Virginia won Anaheim and eventually reache...

    Blog | Conversation | November 22, 2010
  8. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Big 12 coaches look forward to strong bas...

    Andy Katz

    Nebraska and Colorado can't get out of the Big 12 fast enough for the remaining 10 schools to relish the most competitive college basketball league in the country. "If you look at who we lost and where they've been basketball-wise, we got stronger,'...

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  9. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Recruiting in Big Ten country will be a b...

    Andy Katz

    Nebraska coach Doc Sadler gathered his staff on Friday night, shortly after the announcement that the Cornhuskers were moving from the Big 12 to the Big Ten, and immediately changed his July recruiting itinerary. He cut out trips to the South and ma...

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2010
  10. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Will the NCAA buy Dee Bost's post-deadlin...

    Andy Katz

    The NBA draft's early-entry withdrawal deadline is June 14, which gives Mississippi State guard Dee Bost one week to ensure his name won't be on the league's official early-entry list before the draft. Bost already missed one cutoff date, the NCA...

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  11. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Expansion talk hinges on whether Notre Da...

    Andy Katz

    Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe is one of the 10 members of the NCAA tournament selection committee and was on the inside of the decision-making process that led to the change from a 65- to a 68-team field, despite the assumption nationally that the 96...

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2010
  12. Andy Katz: Five things to watch on Big 12 tournament's first day

    Andy Katz

    The Big 12 tournament tips off Wednesday in Kansas City. Here are five things to look for during the opening-day action.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  13. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Nebraska allowed to have 14th scholarship...

    Andy Katz

    In a league with heavyweights like Kansas and Texas, Nebraska can't compete by going about the traditional way of recruiting. The Cornhuskers have to mix and match their roster to be highly competitive. That means sprinkling in high school senior...

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2009
  14. Seniors dreaming of first (and last) Dance

    Andy Katz

    Every college player puts in all those hours of practice. But only a select few get to make the Big Dance. This season, several seniors -- including UMass' Gary Forbes -- are in position to dance for the first time, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2008
  15. Source: Sadler to be named next Nebraska coach

    Andy Katz

    UTEP coach Doc Sadler was scheduled to fly to Lincoln Monday for what could be the final step in the second-year Miners coach being named the head coach at Nebraska, multiple sources told

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2006
  16. Sources: UTEP's Sadler emerging as Huskers favorite

    Andy Katz

    Barring a turn in the next few days, the Huskers could be zeroing in on UTEP's Doc Sadler, according to multiple sources. And Nebraska has been assured that if offered, Sadler would take the job.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2006