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  1. Several high profile teams heading to Bahamas in August

    Andy Katz

    NCAA men's basketball teams are allowed to go on a foreign trip every four years but rarely have so many high-major programs gone to the same location within a few weeks of each other like what will occur in August in the Bahamas.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  2. NCAA gives SWAC automatic berth exemption

    Andy Katz

    The SWAC received a special exemption from the NCAA men's basketball selection committee to adjust which team earns its automatic berth to the tournament, the NCAA announced Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  3. FIU pulls Raymond Taylor from game over NBA draft rule

    Andy Katz

    Florida International guard Raymond Taylor was pulled from the team's game against Bethune-Cookman Thursday to allow the school to investigate further whether he's eligible after withdrawing from the 2012 NBA draft after the NCAA deadline of April 10.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: Best Final Four hosts

    Andy Katz

    1. The Final Four is accepting offers for future sites for 2017-20. The deadline for the bids is Oct. 11. Let's clear this up a bit. Indianapolis, host again in 2015 after North Texas in 2014, has a deal with the NCAA that they will host at least eve...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Put priority on natural rivalries

    Andy Katz

    1. Syracuse has done an exceptional job of handling its departure from the Big East as to not alienate any of the former rivals. The Orange have scheduled Villanova and St. John's for next season and likely will get a deal done with Georgetown for ei...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Read your contracts

    Andy Katz

    1. The fallout from Kent State winning a $1.2 million settlement from former coach Geno Ford for leaving for Bradley may make coaches re-read their contracts very carefully. According to one prominent coaching agent, "coaches will be forced to struct...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  7. Kentucky Wildcats transfer Ryan Harrow can play with Georgia Stat...

    Andy Katz

    Georgia State's chances to be a contender in the Sun Belt took a huge step forward with the NCAA's decision Wednesday to grant Kentucky transfer point guard Ryan Harrow immediate eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  8. Teams moving from Big East to ACC know what to expect -- college ...

    Andy Katz

    Although they haven't played one game in the ACC yet, Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame know what to expect. Their new league has the potential to be just as rugged as the one they left.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: Memphis' coaching situation

    Andy Katz

    1. Conference USA will take 15 of its 16 teams to El Paso now that Florida International has been banned for the 2014 postseason because of a poor APR score. New FIU coach Anthony Evans knew this could occur. CUSA coaches and athletic directors had j...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  10. Cincinnati Bearcats, Pittsburgh Panthers to face off in Jimmy V C...

    Andy Katz

    Cincinnati and Pitt will meet on Dec. 17 in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden as one of two high-profile games in the a

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  11. Anthony Evans ready for his chance as Florida International Golde...

    Andy Katz

    Florida International's new coach Anthony Evans was hired after working wonders at Norfolk State. It wasn't easy to get that opportunity to move up in the coaching ranks.

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  12. 3-point shot: Right and wrong way to leave

    Andy Katz

    1. Vanderbilt hasn't released Sheldon Jeter to his hometown Pitt Panthers yet. It may or may not come. Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings has never blocked a player from transferring to a specific school in the past. Jeter could be the first. Regardles...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Minnesota Golden Gophers reach agreement with Richard Pitino

    Andy Katz

    Minnesota is close to finalizing a deal with Florida International coach Richard Pitino, multiple sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  15. 3-point shot: Marshall could rule the MVC

    Andy Katz

    1. Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall has always said he has a million-dollar job and it would take something special to take him from his current position. The Shockers dismantled Pitt on Thursday in the NCAA tournament, and Marshall should again be...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  16. 3-point shot: Realignment nuts and bolts

    Andy Katz

    1. The Catholic 7 plus two or three to form the old/new Big East (you following?) needs to apply for new-conference status by June 1 and the NCAA board of directors has to vote the new league in by Sept. 1 so it could get an automatic qualifying spot...

    Blog | March 01, 2013