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  1. Michigan State, North Carolina, Florida, Texas in new 4-team even...

    Andy Katz

    Michigan State AD Mark Hollis has helped create a four-team barnstorming event with Michigan State, North Carolina, Florida and Texas all agreeing to play three games, one each in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles over an eight-day period.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  2. Itsy-bitsy issue with Hall of Fame matchup

    Andy Katz

    We have given Richmond fodder for this weekend. North Carolina has given the Spiders reason to believe. No one is giving Fairfield a shot against Louisville in the Hall of Fame Classic at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. So pencil in the Ca...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  3. Kentucky Wildcats' John Calipari finalizing Champions Classic wit...

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky coach John Calipari is close to completing another type of Champions Classic with three of the more iconic programs -- North Carolina, UCLA and Ohio State -- to match the current one the Wildcats are in with Duke, Kansas and Michigan State.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  4. UNC Tar Heels, UCLA Bruins headline Battle 4 Atlantis tournament,...

    Andy Katz

    The 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis field will have plenty of headline teams in Nassau, Bahamas, multiple sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Coaches must use influence

    Andy Katz

    1. Former Oregon coach Ernie Kent was hired in an executive role with the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Kent said Monday his goal is to grow the game, about which he said has been "very passionate since he was out of coaching." He said ...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Obama honors UNC's Smith

    Andy Katz

    1. The Presidential Medal of Freedom award for former North Carolina coach Dean Smith was an honor well deserved. The recognition by President Barack Obama, like those before him since President John F. Kennedy created the award, is meant to be for i...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Donovan should be rewarded

    Andy Katz

    1. USA Basketball should reward Billy Donovan by considering him for the FIBA World Basketball Cup in 2018 and the 2020 Olympic staff in some manner. Donovan won gold medals for the U-18 last summer in Brazil and then Sunday for the U-19 in Prague. H...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: How the other half travels

    Andy Katz

    1. Chartering to road games has become less of a luxury and more of a necessity for programs that want to compete at the highest level. Gonzaga has consistently chartered to road games the past few seasons. Part of the reason the Zags play such a nat...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  9. Boise State Broncos discussing staying in Mountain West, snubbing...

    Andy Katz

    The Mountain West and Boise State are having ongoing dialogue about the Broncos staying in the conference instead of leaving for the Big East in the fall of 2013, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  10. 3-point shot: Assembly Hall rockin'

    Andy Katz

    1. Indiana coach Tom Crean asked late Tuesday night if Indiana's Assembly Hall is better than Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium and where it ranks among the other college basketball venues. I've been fortunate to cover all of the top schools and spots --...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  11. Despite beatdown, Heels 'playing for March'

    Andy Katz

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- North Carolina coach Roy Williams said earlier Tuesday that he had to stop himself from being too critical during his team's loss to Butler last week in Maui because of the freshmen on the court. He knew he had to be patient. ...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  12. North Carolina Tar Heels coach Roy Williams not happy with the NC...

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The NCAA is keeping an eye on the University of North Carolina over an academic scandal. The organization hasn't moved officially on the matter, and it's unclear if or when it will. Well, there is another matter involving the Tar ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 3-point shot: Gonzaga's burly addition

    Andy Katz

    1. Gonzaga coach Mark Few has had a chance to observe 7-foot-1 Polish center Przemek Karnowski and came away impressed by his hands and his passing. Karnowski is a lot bigger than anyone "we've had. But it's not going to change the way we play," Few ...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  15. 3-point shot: Drew II will start for UCLA

    Andy Katz

    1. UCLA coach Ben Howland said that North Carolina transfer Larry Drew II will start at the point. "That's going to happen," said Howland. "He's our most indispensable player." Drew is getting a second chance at his college career after he was remo...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  16. 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