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  1. Siena coach Jimmy Patsos a MAAC guy -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: All week is taking a look at new faces in new places. As part of our coverage, Andy Katz will be diving into the mid-major ranks to profile a first-year coach each day. If Loyola (Md.) had stayed in the MAAC, Jimmy Patsos woul...

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Vanderbilt 79, Harvard 70

    Andy Katz

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Reaction from No. 5 Vanderbilt's 79-70 win over No. 12 Harvard. Overview: Vanderbilt had lost to a double-digit seed in three of the past four NCAA tournaments. Possibly none of them was as beloved as Harvard. Siena, Murray...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  3. MAAC should feature a competitive race with Fairfield and Iona

    Andy Katz

    Late last week Iona received news that Lamont "MoMo" Jones, instrumental in helping Arizona to the Elite Eight last season, has been granted a hardship waiver and can play immediately, instead of sitting in residence under NCAA rules. The MAAC regul...

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  4. NCAA does the right thing in Siena case

    Andy Katz

    Lionel Gomis didn't choose to skip two years of school after his mother died and he was searching for a stable home in Senegal. He was 14. The NCAA and college basketball wasn't even in his mind. Yet those two lost years of schooling were deemed t...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  5. Siena freshman Lionel Gomis hopes eligibility ruling can be chang...

    Andy Katz

    Siena freshman and Dakar, Senegal, native Lionel Gomis said he saw his mother die when he was 14. He said he and his sister, Reinie-Marie, were left helpless when their 47-year-old mother, Eugenie Badgi, suddenly passed away from an illness. Gomis ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  6. Katz's Feast Week observations

    Andy Katz

    Five observations from the week that was: 1. Old Dominion's win over Xavier in the Paradise Jam, coupled with VCU's victory over UCLA, is a strong indicator that the Colonial might end up as a multiple-bid league. Both ODU and VCU play Richmond, w...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  7. Source: Mitch Buonaguro to be named coach at Siena

    Andy Katz

    Siena is finalizing a contract with assistant Mitch Buonaguro to replace coach Fran McCaffery, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  8. Andy Katz Daily Word: Siena Saints' Fran McCaffery will have plen...

    Andy Katz

    Fran McCaffery has had quite a run of late, taking Siena to three straight NCAA tournaments, including two upsets in the first round. The Saints are a trendy pick to win a third straight first-round game as No. 13 Siena goes up against No. 4 Purdu...

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2010
  9. NCAA tournament: Andy Katz breaks down the South

    Andy Katz

    From the most intriguing players to potential upsets, Andy Katz breaks down the South Regional.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  10. Siena, Old Dominion fulfill expectations

    Andy Katz

    To be the the projected favorite to win during the regular season and then again in a three-day haze of a tournament is hardly an easy task. Yet, Siena and Old Dominion have done what has become expected, but is hardly a free pass. At home in A...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  11. If KU is No. 1, then who's No. 2?

    Andy Katz

    Polls are a snapshot of a team over the course of a week, a quick glimpse of who is playing well from Monday to Sunday. Kansas deserves to be No. 1. The Jayhawks won at Kansas State in overtime in a place where Texas could not. The win will be eno...

    Blog | January 31, 2010
  12. Andy Katz's Daily Word: The BracketBusters matchups I want to see...

    Andy Katz

    Siena is in the midst of a three-game road swing and is currently without its best player, Edwin Ubiles, who is out with a shoulder injury. If the Saints, who are cruising in the MAAC with a 10-0 record, can survive this stretch -- let alone ano...

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  13. Andy Katz: Early-season review

    Andy Katz

    The 2009-10 college basketball season is six weeks old and the nonconference portion of the schedule is nearly complete. So it's time to take a look at some of the leagues that don't normally get that much national attention.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  14. Georgetown Hoyas look strong thanks in part to Greg Monroe

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- Greg Monroe was the perfect candidate to leave school early for the NBA draft. He was a big man with exceptional passing reads who had lived up to his high school hype. He was the Big East Rookie of the Year after averaging a dozen point...

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  15. Siena Saints coach Fran McCaffery signs multiyear deal

    Andy Katz

    Siena coach Fran McCaffery, whose Saints have won two straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships, has signed a new eight-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2009
  16. NCAA tournament: Andy Katz breaks down the Midwest

    Andy Katz

    From the most talented team to the best story, Andy Katz breaks down the Midwest Regional.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2009