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  1. Marshall buys out coach Tom Herrion

    Andy Katz

    Marshall has bought out the final two years of coach Tom Herrion's contract, it was announced on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  2. Parker, Gordon share stage in NIT final

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- This is the last time any of the fantastic four freshmen will be pitted against each other until possible postseason matchups. Duke's Jabari Parker and Arizona's Aaron Gordon lead their respective top-10 teams but in hardly the same ma...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  3. Nonconference schedule analysis: Pac-12

    Andy Katz

    This week, ESPN.com has been breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Next up: the Pac-12. ARIZONA Toughest: at San Diego State (Nov. 14), NIT Season Tip-Off (Nov. 27-29 in New York), at Michig...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Mark Gottfried and NC State are looking ahead to a brighter futur...

    Andy Katz

    Mark Gottfried admits the expectations for NC State were too high entering last season. At the outset of a rebuild, Gottfried looks ahead to a bright future and teams he hopes will live up to the hype.

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Priceless night for RMU

    Andy Katz

    1. The NIT gets criticized for being the junior varsity. But the importance of the games can have a lasting effect. The Robert Morris home game against Kentucky will do more for RMU than had the Colonials been a 16 seed and lost in Dayton. The Robert...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Xavier's NIT snub

    Andy Katz

    1.The NIT selection committee snubbed Xavier despite quality the Musketeers' wins over Temple, Butler, La Salle, Memphis and Saint Louis. Xavier coach Chris Mack and outgoing athletic director Mike Bobinski were expecting to get an NIT bid. When one ...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: APR ban shuts out legit teams

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA's APR postseason penalty ban is no joke and has taken three legit teams out of contention for a NCAA tournament berth as well as eliminated two NIT spots. UConn would have been an NCAA team and if for some reason the Huskies weren't then ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: NIT Season Tip-Off pairings

    Andy Katz

    1. I was off by two teams in the NIT Season Tip-Off pairings. According to a source with direct knowledge, the four pods will look like this for the 16-team even that will end with semifinals and finals in New York over Thanksgiving: Host - Kansas St...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  10. 3-point shot: NIT seeking one more team

    Andy Katz

    1. The NIT Season Tip-Off (Nov. 21, 23) is desperately searching for its final team so the other 15 schools can release their nonconference schedules. Former Big East associate commissioner Dan Gavitt, who is now a director of the men's basketball ch...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  11. NCAA hands Central Florida Knights 1-year bowl ban; 1-year basket...

    Andy Katz

    The UCF Knights received a one-year bowl ban and a one-year men's basketball tournament ban from the NCAA due to recruiting violations, a source told ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  12. Connecticut Huskies' backcourt will have to lead the way -- colle...

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- While Connecticut isn't eligible to compete in the Big East tournament, NCAA or NIT, Jim Calhoun is confident the Huskies have a shot to be major factors in the Big East regular-season race. Whether that happens, there's no doubt w...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  13. Notre Dame Fighting Irish announce 10-year deal with Mike Brey

    Andy Katz

    Notre Dame coach Mike Brey has a new 10-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  14. Mark Madsen returns to Stanford as assistant coach -- college bas...

    Andy Katz

    Johnny Dawkins is close to turning Stanford into a consistent winner. He led the Cardinal to an NIT championship this past March, and they should be in contention -- behind UCLA and Arizona -- for a top-three Pac-12 finish and an NCAA tournament ber...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  15. 3-point shot: Coach K rips on-court logos

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said Wednesday that he was in full support of the rules committee decision to have one finished, flat surface on the court instead of temporary decals or logos. "I just wish they would get rid of them," Krzyzewski said. ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  16. 3-point shot: NIT to Final Four site?

    Andy Katz

    1. The NIT contract with Madison Square Garden is up this year. The NIT Season Tip-Off could live with being in Indianapolis (where the NCAA is headquartered) if it couldn't be at MSG. But the postseason NIT really should be at the Final Four site if...

    Blog | April 26, 2012