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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News and notes on the ever-changing college landscape

    Andy Katz

    Here are some quick hitters during this crazy week in college sports ... • Villanova is trying to use its rising football program as a way to get in somewhere in the ACC or a Big 12/Big East hybrid. The school is hoping the Philadelphia mar...

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  6. Notre Dame, UConn highlight Big East's early-season tournament su...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East was supposed to take a back seat to the Big Ten in the conference rankings. So far no other conference is close to the Big East -- at least in winning early season tournaments. The Big East has won six traditional tournaments (those w...

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  7. Daily Word: Andy Katz's preseason top 25

    Andy Katz

    Editor's Note: Andy Katz's revised top 25 was published on Friday with Purdue at No. 2. With Saturday's news of Robbie Hummel's devastating retorn ACL, Katz has issued an updated version: 1. Duke: No reason to move the Blue Devils. Kyle Singler an...

    Blog | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  8. Daily Word: Andy Katz's preseason top 25

    Andy Katz

    With the official start of practice Friday night, it feels like a good time to revisit my preseason top 25, which hasn't been touched since the final underclassman decisions were made in mid-May. Not much has changed near the top. Duke is still No...

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  9. Big East announces repeat opponents while schedule remains a work...

    Andy Katz

    While the Big East decided it won't change its tournament format for 2011, where and when its conference games will be played this season remains a long, drawn-out process. The Big East handles its 18-game conference schedule using a poll voted on b...

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  10. Andy Katz's Preseason Top 25: Defending champ Duke will start new...

    Andy Katz

    Now that we know who's in the draft and who's out, who gets Andy Katz's top spot in his revised top 25? The same team that ended last season No. 1. But a pair of Big Ten teams aren't far behind.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2010
  11. Andy Katz: Purdue Boilermakers will reload in 2010-11 hungry for ...

    Andy Katz

    Purdue's Final Four dreams ended in devastating fashion this season after losing Robbie Hummel to injury. But with Hummel returning to a senior-laden squad, the Boilermakers are the early favorites as the top team in 2010-11.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  12. NCAA tournament: What happened to the Big East on Day 1?

    Andy Katz

    On a day when the mighty Big East went 1-3, a pair of league powers were humbled in Providence by teams from the NEC and the MAC. One squeaked by and another was run out of the gym. How did it happen?

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  13. UCLA men's basketball coach Ben Howland continues recruiting thro...

    Andy Katz

    Ben Howland's right side had been bothering him for about a week. But it wasn't pressing enough to keep him from traveling during a recruiting period. So, the UCLA men's basketball coach plugged on and flew to Portland and Detroit before coming back...

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2009
  14. Andy Katz: Which team has the toughest Big East slate?

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is in a difficult spot when it comes to scheduling. With 16 teams, the league can't ensure that its top teams will always play each other twice, as teams will play a home-and-home series with only three teams. Pitt and Connecticut did ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  15. Andy Katz: Big East looking top-heavy entering league play

    Andy Katz

    As Big East play begins -- with the league looking more top-heavy than ever -- Andy Katz breaks down what each team needs to do to make the league's best case for a record 10 bids.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2008
  16. Andy Katz: Big East early season review

    Andy Katz

    The 2008-09 college basketball season is almost two months old. And the nonconference portion of the schedule is nearly complete. So it's time to take a look at where the Big East stands with conference play on the horizon.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2008