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  1. Kentucky Wildcats are No. 1 in preseason USA Today coaches poll

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky is the No. 1 team in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  2. Bill Self doesn't see huge recruiting advantage for Team USA coac...

    Andy Katz

    Kansas coach Bill Self and Arizona coach Sean Miller don't see a huge recruiting advantage for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski or Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim coaching the men's national team. But if there is one, both coaches say they should promote it.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 3-point shot: Marcus Smart earning respect

    Andy Katz

    1. Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart is having quite a summer and being rewarded for his service. His efforts will play well with the USA men's national team and ultimately earn him unlimited respect among NBA personnel decision makers. Smart decided to ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: National team fails to medal

    Andy Katz

    1. The USA's World University Games team will go down as a disappointment for failing to medal in Kazan, Russia. But the intent was to put together a team, not a collection of all-stars. That's exactly what was done in forming the squad. The staff of...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Aaron Gordon a rising star

    Andy Katz

    1. VCU's Shaka Smart, who was an assistant to Florida's Billy Donovan on the gold-medal winning FIBA USA U-19 team, said on our ESPNU College Basketball Podcast Tuesday that Arizona-bound forward Aaron Gordon was the "best pressing forward I've seen....

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: FIBA U-19 team starts out 3-0

    Andy Katz

    1. The FIBA U-19 USA team is off to a 3-0 start in pool play in Prague at the World Championships, and already there are some interesting statistical results that could foreshadow the upcoming season. Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart, who wants to play ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: Wrong move with P.J. Hairston

    Andy Katz

    1. The World University Games USA team trimmed its roster down to 16 players on Wednesday. The team is loaded with Creighton's Doug McDermott, Michigan State's Adreian Payne, Duke's Rodney Hood, Baylor's Cory Jefferson and Colorado's Spencer Dinwiddi...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  9. Billy Donovan breaks down the Team USA roster - college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    The FIBA U-19 World Championships may not resonate here at home, but the goal of winning gold has never been more explicit within USA basketball. As the seriousness of the men's national team has taken on a new level in the last eight years, the juni...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  10. Louisiana-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton strikes Team USA gold - colle...

    Andy Katz

    If Elfrid Payton ends up in the first round of the NBA draft at some point in the next two years, he can thank Louisiana-Lafayette coach Bob Marlin. The number of advocates for Payton was zero before Marlin pushed. The junior-to-be was known in the ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Shaka Smart breaks down the U-19 Team USA tryouts - college baske...

    Andy Katz

    VCU's Shaka Smart has been deemed one of the shooting stars in the sport, a coach on the rise who could have his pick of jobs but has remained with the Rams. But the growth for Smart isn't limited to the confines of Richmond or now the Atlantic 10. ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  14. The Texas Longhorns need Javan Felix to develop this summer - col...

    Andy Katz

    Javan Felix is one Longhorn who decided to accept the challenge of turning around Texas. When he returns to Austin in the fall, writes Andy Katz, he needs to take over.

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  15. National team has invigorated Krzyzewski

    Andy Katz

    Had he never accepted the head coaching job of the USA men's basketball national team in 2005, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski might have been considering retirement right about now. Farfetched? Maybe, maybe not. Being the leader of the national team ha...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  16. 3-point shot: USA hoops on solid ground

    Andy Katz

    1. The commitment to USA basketball at the junior national team level is at an unprecedented level. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, who chairs the junior national team committee, said Wednesday that the consistency of coaches and players was never done i...

    Blog | May 23, 2013