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  1. Nike schools commit to 16-team mega event in honor of Phil Knight...

    Andy Katz

    Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis told that he has secured commitments from 16 schools to participate in a two-tournament event in honor of Nike co-founder Phil Knight's 80th birthday.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  2. Andy Katz's Daily Word: A primer for the West Coast Conference se...

    Andy Katz

    The West Coast Conference season officially started with Gonzaga's blowout win over Portland on Wednesday night. But the race to the top truly begins with Thursday's opener between BYU and Saint Mary's at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif. Here's a lo...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  3. WCC keeps fingers crossed with BYU

    Andy Katz

    Earlier this month, when Big 12 athletic directors were pursuing a possible 10th member to replace Texas A&M, they reached out to Brigham Young University. But will the Cougars listen again if the phone rings? Would they dismiss being an indep...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  4. Hey, don't forget about these games!

    Andy Katz

    The Big Ten/ACC Challenge will dominate the news cycle in the sport tonight, but there are other significant games that must not be ignored. Washington State at Gonzaga: The Cougars won the Great Alaska Shootout and were led by Klay Thompson's 43 ...

    Blog | December 02, 2009
  5. Andy Katz: Mountaineers prove contender status

    Andy Katz

    West Virginia coach Bob Huggins can downplay it all he wants, but his Mountaineers are good. Real good. A tournament title at college basketball's deepest early-season event proved it.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2009
  6. Andy Katz: Portland takes advantage of chance

    Andy Katz

    It's an oft-made statement: Just give the mid-major a chance on a neutral court. Portland got that chance at the 76 Classic -- and the Pilots have taken full advantage.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2009
  7. Andy Katz: Portland Pilots trouncing leaves UCLA Bruins stunned

    Andy Katz

    It was the lowest point total and the most lopsided loss of the Ben Howland era at UCLA. And it came at the hands of ... Portland? The Pilots appear legit. Can we say the same about the Bruins?

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2009
  8. Andy Katz: Loaded field at the 76 Classic provides a holiday feas...

    Andy Katz

    Four ranked teams and several more NCAA tourney contenders make this year's 76 Classic field the best of any early-season tournament. Andy Katz offers a breakdown of the teams and explains what's at stake.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  9. Final thoughts on Tuesday's action

    Andy Katz

    Outside the top 25 Tuesday night: * Portland desperately needed something good to happen after the Pilots whiffed against Portland State, at Idaho and at Washington. The Pilots beat Idaho in a return game in the same season as Jared Stohl hit 10 3...

    Blog | December 23, 2009