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  1. 3-point shot: St. John's getting competitive

    Andy Katz

    1. St. John's coach Steve Lavin is looking forward to the instructive piece of the Red Storm trip to Italy (Aug. 19-Sept 1). He is viewing this trip as a summer report card on the Red Storm. Orlando Sanchez, Max Hooper and God'sgift Achiuwa need comp...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Jeter, Hamilton still searching

    Andy Katz

    1. Sheldon Jeter and Isaac Hamilton are still searching for places to play next season. Jeter was initially blocked by Vanderbilt from transferring to Pitt, but a source said that is still where he'd like to land. Jeter still hasn't found a home. The...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Free agency the new norm

    Andy Katz

    1. The NBA's one-and-done rule gets plenty of attention in the spring as players decide to leave college after one season. But the post-grad rule is turning every spring into free agency. UNLV's Mike Moser is the latest to create a buzz. Moser is goi...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: UNLV set to file Smith appeal

    Andy Katz

    1. UNLV has not filed an appeal to get a waiver for the immediate eligibility of UConn sophomore transfer forward Roscoe Smith. UNLV coach Dave Rice said the school needed additional information, but they plan to send as the appeal this week. Smith, ...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  5. 3-point shot: Coaches Newark-bound

    Andy Katz

    1. Baylor coach Scott Drew said he is coming to Newark to witness history: three Baylor players taken in the NBA draft. All three -- Perry Jones III, Quincy Miller and Quincy Acy -- have a legitimate chance to be in the first round. Miller is on the ...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  6. 3-point shot: Draft looms for Wildcats

    Andy Katz

    1.Kentucky coach John Calipari will be in Newark Thursday to see what he hopes is another record night. He has been touting a stat that is hard to beat: Every Wildcats starter for the past three seasons has been or will be an NBA draft pick. The onl...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  7. College coaches rave about Mike Dunlap -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    Mike Dunlap saved a season at Arizona. He did something similar at St. John's. Now he faces his toughest challenge yet with the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats. A revered basketball savant among his coaching peers, Dunlap has become the "fix-it man." O...

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  8. 3-point shot: Wolfpack's last chance

    Andy Katz

    1.N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried said the emotional meltdown at Duke on Thursday did have a dramatic effect on the Wolfpack getting run out of the RBC Center by Florida State two days later. "We were running in mud, lethargic and disappointing," G...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  9. Recovering Lavin watches game from home

    Andy Katz

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- St. John's coach Steve Lavin said Saturday by phone from his Manhattan residence that he's feeling good, but that doctors haven't cleared him to return to full-time coaching duties. That's why he was watching the Red Storm's game a...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  10. 3-point shot: Big East's uncertain future

    Andy Katz

    1. The Big East will have some pressing questions to decide in the coming weeks/months. Navy has put off the Big East for the immediate future, meaning the league might have to press the Naval Academy for a definitive answer so it can move forward. T...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  11. Steve Lavin won't coach St. John's Red Storm until he regains sta...

    Andy Katz

    St. John's coach Steve Lavin will not coach the Red Storm against top-ranked Kentucky Thursday in Lexington or any other game until he regains the necessary stamina from major prostate cancer surgery, Lavin told Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  12. 3-point shot: Lavin picking his spots

    Andy Katz

    1. Steve Lavin sat out Tuesday night's St. John's win over St. Francis (N.Y.) as he continues his ongoing recovery from serious, seven-hour prostate surgery. Lavin did coach last week in New York for two games. Lavin said late Tuesday night part of t...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  13. 3-point shot: Recovering Lavin upbeat

    Andy Katz

    Impressions from three interviews Thursday: 1. St. John's coach Steve Lavin waited a full year to decide on how to treat his prostate cancer. He waffled for quite a while on whether or not to go with radiation, robotic surgery or traditional surge...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  14. 3-point shot: 'I feel for Joe,' DeChellis says

    Andy Katz

    1. Former Penn State men's basketball coach, Nittany Lions' alumnus and current Navy coach Ed DeChellis echoed many when he called the charges of sexual abuse by former football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky "disgusting." DeChellis said Wedne...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  15. 3-point shot: Lavin's team in good hands

    Andy Katz

    1.St. John's coach Steve Lavin never could have imagined he would be taking a leave of absence for prostate cancer surgery in his second season. But Monday night's opener was another reminder that Lavin has put together a terrific staff. Mike Dunlap...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  16. Katz's five observations from the week

    Andy Katz

    Five observations from the week that was: 1. Spoke with Morehead State's Kenneth Faried after he snapped Tim Duncan's modern-day career rebounding record Saturday at Indiana State (he's now at 1,576). Faried could not be more humble. He was incred...

    Blog | February 21, 2011