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  1. Michigan State, North Carolina, Florida, Texas in new 4-team even...

    Andy Katz

    Michigan State AD Mark Hollis has helped create a four-team barnstorming event with Michigan State, North Carolina, Florida and Texas all agreeing to play three games, one each in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles over an eight-day period.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  2. Andrew Wiggins, freshmen are special

    Andy Katz

    CHICAGO -- This isn't a normal class of freshmen. Julius Randle nearly single-handedly lifted No. 2 Michigan State past No. 1 Kentucky before eventually succumbing to the experience of a Spartans team that knew how to handle late-game situations i...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  3. Kansas' Andrew Wiggins gives one big reason why this class of fre...

    Andy Katz

    CHICAGO -- This isn't a normal class of freshmen. Julius Randle nearly single-handedly lifted No. 1 Kentucky past No. 2 Michigan State before eventually succumbing to the experience of a Spartans team that knew how to handle late-game situations in e...

    Blog | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  4. Nonconference schedule analysis: MWC

    Andy Katz

    This week, ESPN.com is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Next up: the Mountain West. AIR FORCE Toughest: Colorado (Nov. 30) Next toughest: Richmond (Nov. 27) The rest: vs. Army (Nov. 8...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Hoyas' creative schedule

    Andy Katz

    1. Georgetown continues to come up with creative games on the schedule. The latest is the game against Michigan State on Feb. 1 at Madison Square Garden as part of a triple header. The other games will be St. John's against a Big East school to be na...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  6. Michigan State's Tom Izzo on the Spartans' 2013-14 outlook - coll...

    Andy Katz

    Tom Izzo joins Andy Katz to discuss the pending lawsuit against the NCAA, the differences between college hoops and college football and more.

    Blog | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Getting tougher in Texas

    Andy Katz

    1. Texas lost 18 games last season. The Longhorns won seven in the Big 12 and were shut out of the NCAA tournament for the first time since head coach Rick Barnes arrived in 1998. Sheldon McClellan and Julien Lewis were third and fourth, respectively...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: Irish face loaded schedule

    Andy Katz

    1. Syracuse wasn't the only newcomer the ACC took care of in scheduling. Notre Dame has a tremendous first-year schedule in the league with home games against North Carolina and Duke. Three Big Ten nonconference games are also on Mike Brey's daunting...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: Izzo takes on draft issues

    Andy Katz

    1. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said Thursday on our ESPNU College Basketball podcast that underclassmen should be able to work out for NBA teams before making a decision on whether to remain in the draft. That was the rule before the change by the...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  10. 3-point shot: NBA deadline looming

    Andy Katz

    1. A number of college stars still have major decisions to make this week on their NBA draft plans and, according to either coaches or family members, the decisions are down to 50-50 for Miami's Shane Larkin, Michigan State's Adreian Payne, Creighton...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  11. 3-point shot: The brutal Big Ten

    Andy Katz

    1. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said Tuesday on "Katz Korner" that he told Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski that at least two ranked Big Ten teams might not get byes in the conference tournament, stressing how difficult it will be when the tourney kicks o...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  12. Branden Dawson, Adreian Payne of Michigan State Spartans won't st...

    Andy Katz

    Michigan State won't start guard Branden Dawson and center Adreian Payne at Penn State Wednesday night because of a scuffle the two players were involved in earlier in the day at the Nittany Lion Inn, the school announced.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  13. 3-point shot: Izzo keeps breaking mold

    Andy Katz

    1. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo doesn't just play the marquee games anywhere, any place and any time. Izzo once again proves he's willing to bust the scheduling model for elite programs. The Spartans won at Bowling Green on Tuesday night. That was a...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  14. Durand Scott's return boosts Miami Hurricanes - college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    As part of the NCAA's six-game suspension that started in March, Durand Scott was forced to sit out Miami's first three games of this season. Among those games: a stunning 63-51 loss at Florida Gulf Coast. Need any more evidence as to how valuable ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  15. Hall of Fame Tip-Off Primer

    Andy Katz

    The Hall of Fame Tip-Off is a tournament set up for one marquee team. That's what it did last season for Kentucky. That's what it's doing this season for Ohio State. The Buckeyes are set to play in a "title" game, regardless of what occurs Satu...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  16. 3-point shot: Challenge for Big 12, SEC

    Andy Katz

    1. Big 12 and SEC officials were working on the details of an event for next season similar to the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The SEC has 14 teams and the Big 12 has 10, so the SEC would rotate in 10 of its 14 to be involved in the matchup. Of course, to...

    Blog | November 14, 2012