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  1. Northwestern coach Chris Collins begins new era with Wildcats -- ...

    Andy Katz

    New Northwestern coach Chris Collins left his comfort zone as an assistant at Duke. But he didn't venture outside his area of expertise when he returned to where he grew up. He is now at a school where the pool of talent is small and is limited by ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  2. Northwestern Wildcats fire coach Bill Carmody

    Andy Katz

    Northwestern fired Bill Carmody Saturday after 13 years at the school.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2013
  3. Bill Carmody optimistic about Northwestern Wildcats, but will elu...

    Andy Katz

    Everything that could go right has gone right for Bill Carmody since another heartbreaking ending to the elusive NCAA tournament quest. Carmody got a vote of confidence from athletic director Jim Phillips and has multiple seasons left on his contrac...

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  4. Player of the year, coach of the year, BracketBusters and more --...

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters for a Monday as we hit the stretch run of the season: • Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis should be the new front-runner for national player of the year. Kansas' Thomas Robinson deserves all the adulation he has received for what h...

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  5. 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
  6. News and notes from around the country -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Quick hitters after talking to several coaches here at the AAU nationals: • The U.S. World University Games team -- led by Purdue coach Matt Painter (U.S. team head coach) along with Butler coach Brad Stevens and Tenn...

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  7. Northwestern Wildcats have work to do after loss to St. John's

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- If you left Madison Square Garden at halftime Tuesday night, you might start to believe that this is finally the season Northwestern earns its first NCAA tournament bid. But if you stuck around for the second half and saw the Wildcats' ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  8. Virginia Cavaliers' win shows there are no guarantees in the ACC/...

    Andy Katz

    The Big Ten is seven or eight deep in potential NCAA tournament teams. The ACC has Duke and a host of teams that are hard to discern from No. 2 on down. So of course the Big Ten will capture the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, right? Not quite. Virginia rev...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2010
  9. Andy Katz's Daily Word: USA Select Team gives college upperclassm...

    Andy Katz

    Credit Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski for giving college upperclassmen more opportunities to not only get seen, but to improve for a quick sojourn in Las Vegas later this month. The USA Basketball experience at the national team level has become an NB...

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  10. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Pitt's trip to Ireland will highlight NCA...

    Andy Katz

    College coaches always want time to spend with their entire teams -- incoming freshmen included -- during the summer, something previously disallowed by the NCAA. However, one way to get around the rule now is to go on a foreign trip. For the first ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  11. Andy Katz's Daily Word: White's departure from Minnesota not a su...

    Andy Katz

    Quick hitters for Friday during exam week (not for me, but for those NCAA student-athletes): • When I was with Minnesota in Anaheim at the 76 Classic, I never got the sense that Royce White was going to return to the team. White, who annou...

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2009
  12. Andy Katz: Why the Big Ten/ACC Challenge matters

    Andy Katz

    ACC 10, Big Ten 0. That's the tally in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. And if you think that doesn't matter, just ask any fan, coach, player or administrator on either side.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  13. Andy Katz: Could this finally be the year at Northwestern?

    Andy Katz

    Every year since 1939, the NCAA has held a tournament at the end of the season. Not once has Northwestern been invited. Could this finally be the season that concludes with a dance?

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2009
  14. Andy Katz's Daily Word: U.S. U-19 team captures gold in New Zeala...

    Andy Katz

    Jamie Dixon, Matt Painter and Chris Lowery wore their gold medals around their necks Saturday night in Auckland, New Zealand. They had them on as they made their way to the airport for the return trip back to the United States on Sunday. Dixon, Pa...

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2009
  15. Andy Katz: After a wild Wednesday, is Northwestern back in play f...

    Andy Katz

    Do you want to know how wacky Wednesday was in college basketball? The question at the end of the night wasn't whether Kentucky or Florida or Miami or Virginia Tech is in or out of the NCAA tournament picture, but rather, "What about Northwestern?" ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2009
  16. Andy Katz: Virginia Tech Hokies keep an eye on March Madness

    Andy Katz

    Seth Greenberg doesn't plan on repeating the emotional outburst, about Virginia Tech's NCAA candidacy, he made following a buzzer-beating loss to North Carolina in the ACC tournament this past season. That team didn't come close to having the same c...

    Blog | Conversation | February 26, 2009