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  1. Florida Gators, Duke Blue Devils to headline future Tip-Off Class...

    Andy Katz

    The Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic is making an attempt at securing its place as a destination for elite teams in late November by securing Duke as a headline team in 2016, according to multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  2. Slowed Jerry Tarkanian hopes to "make a good showing" during Hall...

    Andy Katz

    While Rick Pitino shows no signs of slowing down, former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian just hopes to "make a good showing" during this weekend's induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Team USA's U-19 roster close to complete - college basketball

    Andy Katz

    The goal of the Team USA U-19 team is to win FIBA gold in Prague, not to produce an all-star team. So the roster cuts from 26 to 16 were done with one main thing in mind: Shooting -- something the Americans didn't excel in last year. Coached by Flori...

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: American getting things done

    Andy Katz

    1. Commissioner Mike Aresco pulled off a shrewd but intelligent move when he made sure the new American Athletic Conference offices stayed in Providence, R.I. -- where the Big East staff has been based. The majority of the staffers are family people ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: UConn, Cincy still relevant

    Andy Katz

    1. The ACC's commitment should hold off any major expansion or alignment issues, assuming the Big Ten doesn't see the need to raid a lesser conference. This doesn't mean the ACC won't decide independently to go to 16 schools and potentially add Conne...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Burke should sweep awards

    Andy Katz

    1. Expect Michigan's Trey Burke to sweep through all the player of the year awards. If not, I will be shocked. After winning the AP player of the year award on Thursday, Burke added the Oscar Robertson trophy Friday morning. A few weeks ago it looked...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  8. Source -- New Big East to announce additional members in 7-10 day...

    Andy Katz

    The presidents of the Big East's seven Catholic schools met with their athletic directors in New York on Wednesday and will announce new membership for the new Big East within 7-10 days, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: 16 games for new Big East?

    Andy Katz

    1. At least one coach in the new Big East, filled with the Catholic 7 schools and likely Butler and Xavier, has been told to anticipate a 16-game schedule next season, according to one source with knowledge of the situation. That would force the seve...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 3-point shot: UConn players' decision easy

    Andy Katz

    1. Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright have decisions to make in a month. The UConn season will end without a postseason on March 9 after the Providence game due to the Academic Progress Rate penalty. Napier was asked about this following UConn's win a...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  12. Big East, seven Catholic schools hope to split in summer 2014, so...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is hoping to resolve its divorce with the seven departing Catholic-based basketball schools within the next few weeks in time for a summer 2014 departure, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  13. 3-point shot: Big East exit strategy

    Andy Katz

    1. The presidents and athletic directors of the seven Catholic Big East schools (Georgetown, Villanova, Seton Hall, St. John's, Providence, Marquette, DePaul) will meet in early January to start extracting the schools, according to a source. The plan...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  14. PC to honor Sandy Hook with green jerseys

    Andy Katz

    Providence College will wear green jerseys for Tuesday night's game against Colgate with the words "Sandy Hook" on the back above the players' numbers. PC coach Ed Cooley, who previously coached at Fairfield (Newtown is in Fairfield County), said ...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  15. 3-point shot: Schedule maker's nightmare

    Andy Katz

    1. The Big East is going through a number of different scheduling models for 2013-14 and beyond, but the league may need to dance carefully around promoting the "elite" teams too much over the "new rebuilding programs." Big East commissioner Mike Are...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  16. Atlantic 10 open to adding Big East basketball schools, creating ...

    Andy Katz

    The Atlantic 10 has discussed the possibility of a 21-team basketball league in the event that the changing conference landscape makes high-profile Big East schools available, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012