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  1. Villanova, Michigan, VCU, Oregon to be host schools for Legends C...

    Andy Katz

    Villanova, Michigan, VCU and Oregon will be the four host schools for the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn next November.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Source -- New Big East to announce additional members in 7-10 day...

    Andy Katz

    The presidents of the Big East's seven Catholic schools met with their athletic directors in New York on Wednesday and will announce new membership for the new Big East within 7-10 days, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: 16 games for new Big East?

    Andy Katz

    1. At least one coach in the new Big East, filled with the Catholic 7 schools and likely Butler and Xavier, has been told to anticipate a 16-game schedule next season, according to one source with knowledge of the situation. That would force the seve...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Realignment nuts and bolts

    Andy Katz

    1. The Catholic 7 plus two or three to form the old/new Big East (you following?) needs to apply for new-conference status by June 1 and the NCAA board of directors has to vote the new league in by Sept. 1 so it could get an automatic qualifying spot...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  6. Big East, seven Catholic schools hope to split in summer 2014, so...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is hoping to resolve its divorce with the seven departing Catholic-based basketball schools within the next few weeks in time for a summer 2014 departure, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Considering the brackets

    Andy Katz

    1. Resident Bracketologist Joe Lunardi posted his latest projections Wednesday night after Kansas' loss, and he had Arizona as the No. 1 seed in the West and Duke, Indiana and Michigan in the other No. 1 slots. I'm not sure Kansas will get back to th...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: No hangover for Gonzaga

    Andy Katz

    1. Gonzaga coach Mark Few said on the ESPNU college basketball podcast that Florida coach Billy Donovan called him the day after the Zags lost to Butler. He told Few to tell his team "make sure Butler doesn't beat you twice." It was good advice. Gonz...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: Schedule maker's nightmare

    Andy Katz

    1. The Big East is going through a number of different scheduling models for 2013-14 and beyond, but the league may need to dance carefully around promoting the "elite" teams too much over the "new rebuilding programs." Big East commissioner Mike Are...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  10. Atlantic 10 open to adding Big East basketball schools, creating ...

    Andy Katz

    The Atlantic 10 has discussed the possibility of a 21-team basketball league in the event that the changing conference landscape makes high-profile Big East schools available, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  11. Villanova Wildcats pass a rough test against Purdue Boilermakers ...

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- Officials Brian O'Connell and Bo Boroski huddled around the monitor. They asked for more replays of a trap on Purdue's D.J. Byrd and the subsequent raised elbow that sent Villanova's Darrun Hilliard flailing back onto the court. The two...

    Blog | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  12. Villanova Wildcats coach Jay Wright preaches patience -- men's co...

    Andy Katz

    There's no sugarcoating the rebuilding job Jay Wright has ahead of him at Villanova. "It's definitely a challenging time for us," said Wright, whose Wildcats finished with a stunningly pedestrian 13-19 overall record, 5-13 in the Big East. "We've ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  13. Big East ponders conference scheduling with eye toward incoming t...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East will send out its annual straw poll to its coaches to get their preseason predictions about the strength of the league's teams to help put together next season's conference schedule. The league office said Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Pit...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  14. Early-entry draft deadline benefits a few schools during spring--...

    Andy Katz

    Oregon State put the full-court press on Victor Robbins as soon as Jared Cunningham declared for the NBA draft by the NCAA's April 10 deadline. The Beavers nabbed the 6-foot-6 forward from Compton, Calif., to give them a much-needed body up front wh...

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  15. 3-point shot: Balance in the Atlantic 10

    Andy Katz

    1.The Atlantic 10 may have its most competitive balance in years from top to bottom. But the problem is that beating each other may end up hurting the league when it comes to tournament selection. The one thing that may occur is some leap-frogging. ...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  16. 3-point shot: McLemore tests KU's patience

    Andy Katz

    1.Kansas State and West Virginia started a home-and-home series this season with the first game a double-overtime thriller on a neutral court in Wichita. But what happens to the return game if the Mountaineers leave the Big East for the Big 12 next ...

    Blog | December 14, 2011