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  1. 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
  2. Opposing coaches break down the 50 players on the Wooden Award wa...

    Andy Katz

    We asked rival coaches to assess each of the 50 players on the Wooden Award's preseason watch list.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  3. 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
  4. Daily Word: Assessing the top coaching candidates for the Marylan...

    Andy Katz

    To put it simply, Maryland is one of the best jobs in the country. The Terrapins can boast fertile recruiting territory in the Beltway and surrounding areas. Maryland fans are as loyal and passionate as any in college basketball. The facilities are...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2011
  5. Pittsburgh guard Ashton Gibbs out 10-14 days with knee injury

    Andy Katz

    Pittsburgh junior guard Ashton Gibbs suffered an MCL injury in his left knee and will be out 10-14 days, which includes key road games this week at West Virginia on Monday and at Villanova on Saturday, a Panthers official confirmed Sunday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 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. Wisconsin Badgers coach Bo Ryan and Pittsburgh Panthers coach Jam...

    Andy Katz

    A memo to the Big Ten and the Big East from this point forward: Do not pick a Bo Ryan or Jamie Dixon-coached team ninth again. Resist the temptation. Forget about what has occurred on the roster. Finishing in the lower level of a conference for thes...

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  13. 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
  14. Andy Katz: O'Neill to keep USC staff intact

    Andy Katz

    The only difference you'll see at USC as far as the coaching staff is concerned is Kevin O'Neill standing where Tim Floyd used to in front of the bench. The coaches behind him will all be the same. Although it's not official, O'Neill did confirm he...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2009
  15. NCAA tournament: Frenzied final minutes send Villanova Wildcats t...

    Andy Katz

    It was a frenzied final few minutes, but Scottie Reynolds' last-second, game-winning shot put Villanova on its way to Detroit.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  16. NCAA tournament: Jamie Dixon, Jay Wright could be new Big East ro...

    Andy Katz

    If Jamie Dixon and Jay Wright stay put -- if they decide to continue their run of excellence at Pitt and Villanova -- then you are about to witness the beginning of the new hierarchy of the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009