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  1. Bracket reveal: Las Vegas Invitational

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. Starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET, we'll unveil the final six: Charleston, 2K Sports, Diamond Head, CBE, Wooden and Maui. A thread of previews a...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Bullock, Snell made good calls

    Andy Katz

    1. In two weeks, the draft will be over and it will be easy to assess by reviewing the draft to see who made a mistake by coming out too soon from college. Late second-round picks usually don't get guaranteed money and not getting drafted means the p...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 3-point shot: No hurry on NBA decisions

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA's random date of April 16 to declare for the NBA draft isn't pressuring a number of players into making quick decisions. Coaches are now savvy to the date as being meaningless. That's why Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk may wait to decide until th...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Misinformed draft decisions

    Andy Katz

    1. Anthony Bennett's decision to leave for the NBA was expected. The UNLV freshman forward will contend for a top five position in the draft. But Bennett is not the norm in this season's class of possible draft picks. A number of players are making d...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Let staff know before public

    Andy Katz

    1. Tubby Smith and his staff had no idea they were about to be fired Monday morning as they sat in a staff meeting at 10 a.m. going over recruiting, offseason workout plans and evaluations of the Gophers' loss to Florida the previous day. Members of ...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Coaches under tighter scrutiny

    Andy Katz

    1. Jaren Sina, a top recruit out of New Jersey for Northwestern, was granted a release by NU AD Jim Phillips Monday, according to the Chicago Tribune. Sina may still go to Northwestern, his father was quoted by the Trib. But the actions of Phillips s...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  8. Northwestern Wildcats fire coach Bill Carmody

    Andy Katz

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

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: Howland over Altman

    Andy Katz

    1. Oregon's Dana Altman got the Pac-12 coach-of-the-year award, but the honor should have gone to UCLA's Ben Howland. Howland has done his best coaching job since he has been at UCLA -- and that includes the three consecutive Final Four runs. Conside...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. 3-point shot: More woes for Northwestern

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke coach Mike Kryzewski was informative in an interview during "Katz Korner" on Tuesday. The highlights were: Senior forward Ryan Kelly is just now getting off crutches, is a month removed from suffering the right-foot injury -- and it doesn't s...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  11. 3-point shot: Terps-'Cats a sleeper matchup

    Andy Katz

    1. One of the sleeper games that won't get much publicity during the ACC-Big Ten Challenge is Maryland at Northwestern. The Terps have only one loss (to Kentucky in Brooklyn in the opener) while Northwestern is undefeated after winning the tournament...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  12. 3-point shot: NU confident with depth

    Andy Katz

    1. Northwestern is fairly confident that it has the depth to absorb the loss of season-long suspended junior guard JerShon Cobb. NU coach Bill Carmody said he will lean on Louisville transfer Jared Swopshire, Nikola Cerina and freshmen Sanjay Lumpkin...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  13. 3-point shot: Calhoun back on campus

    Andy Katz

    1. UConn coach Jim Calhoun said two weeks ago that he wanted to be back on campus for the start of school despite having hip surgery earlier this month after falling off his bike. Well, he made it a one day earlier, according to his staff. Calhoun wa...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  14. 3-point shot: Rob Murphy's right choice

    Andy Katz

    1. Eastern Michigan athletic director Derrick Gragg had all the leverage with his head coach, Rob Murphy. If Murphy truly wanted to leave for an Orlando Magic scouting job he could but his contract stated he had to pay $210,000 to leave, according to...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  15. 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
  16. 3-point shot: Hamilton plans to stay at FSU

    Andy Katz

    1.Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton has no interest in the Illinois job, according to a source with direct knowledge of his plans. Hamilton declined to publicly comment. The source said Hamilton wants to stay at Florida State where he believes he...

    Blog | March 21, 2012