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  1. Stanford locks down Napier, upsets UConn

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Shabazz Napier had his chances. He was so confident that the Huskies would score, he even he passed on the final one, opting for a more open Omar Calhoun. But none of them dropped for Napier, Calhoun or No. 10 UConn against Stan...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  2. Stanford shuts down UConn for much-needed win

    Andy Katz

    Stanford uses its length and a zone defense to shut down UConn star Shabazz Napier and upset the Huskies.

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  3. Five things: UConn beats Florida at buzzer

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Shabazz Napier hit a game-winning buzzer-beating jumper to beat Florida 65-64 in a thriller Monday at Gampel Pavilion. Here are five observations for the Huskies and Gators. 1. UConn and Napier came through late, again: Napier doe...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  4. Five things on UConn's last-second win over Florida

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Shabazz Napier hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating jumper to beat Florida 65-64 in a thriller Monday at Gampel Pavilion. Here are five observations for the Huskies and Gators. 1. UConn and Napier came through late, agai...

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Arizona has gem in Gordon

    Andy Katz

    1. Arizona coach Sean Miller has quite a gem in incoming freshman forward Aaron Gordon, who had a breakout summer playing for the USA FIBA U-19 gold-medal winning team in the Czech Republic in July. Miller said this about Gordon, "Aaron's greatest ta...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Big East eyes Zaninovich

    Andy Katz

    1. The new Big East presidents are expected to meet in the next week to interview four or five finalists for the commissioner's job. Creighton athletic director Bruce Rasmussen said Thursday the 10 athletic directors haven't been told of the finalist...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 3-point shot: Napier, Boatright should stay

    Andy Katz

    1. Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright should return to UConn next season for two reasons: Neither player is a lock to be in the first round and runs the risk of not landing any sort of guaranteed contract; the two guards also came back when they could...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  9. 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
  10. UConn eyes Big East title after Cuse upset

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Kevin Ollie was determined to coach this season as if Connecticut had a chance for glory, never giving the postseason ban a second thought when he was given a seven-month contract to replace Jim Calhoun or when he received a multiy...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  11. What a day for UConn coach Kevin Ollie

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Kevin Ollie grabbed the microphone after Saturday night's game against Washington and thanked the Huskies faithful for their support and for believing in him. He made sure he told the Connecticut fans that he would keep their progr...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  12. 3-point shot: Vols' Stokes set for star turn

    Andy Katz

    1.The USA men's U18 national team that will play in the FIBA Americas championship in Brazil later this month cut its roster down from 23 to 14 Thursday and there are a few names that fans will come to know next season. The incoming freshmen who wil...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  13. Difficult season awaits UConn, Jim Calhoun

    Andy Katz

    Hall of Fame and three-time national champion coach Jim Calhoun will face his toughest on-court challenge yet, trying to motivate UConn without the opportunity of playing in the postseason in 2013. The NCAA officially informed the Huskies on Thurs...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  14. Katz: With Calhoun, UConn has hungry look

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- A first-round Big East tournament win against DePaul shouldn't change anyone's mind about Connecticut. It was, after all, DePaul, the No. 16 seed in the Big East tournament. But there was something different about the Huskies on Tue...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  15. Breaking down this weekend's top games

    Andy Katz

    Editor's note: Jay Bilas breaks down Missouri-Kansas in today's Weekend Watch. Andy Katz offers a dozen more games to keep an eye on this weekend. Friday Marquette at West Virginia (9 ET, ESPN): West Virginia has to win this game, right? The M...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  16. Cronin, Bearcats clicking on all cylinders

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- Mick Cronin continues to make decisions that have reshaped this season and his career at Cincinnati. His actions following the Dec. 10 brawl against Xavier were almost universally applauded, but it's the way he's led the Bearcats ...

    Blog | January 18, 2012