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Kansas State coach Jerome Tang speaks with Andy Katz

New Kansas State basketball coach Jerome Tang continues his media blitz as he continues to construct his first roster in Manhattan. Still, earlier this week he spoke with NCAA basketball writer Andy Katz about what brought him to K-State, how he envisions his program, and how he plans to compete with arch-rival Kansas, which is coming off a national championship one year after Tang's previous employer, Baylor, won the 2021 national title.
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LOOK: Andy Katz releases power rankings for the Elite Eight field

The NCAA Tournament is onto the Elite Eight after an upset-filled and unpredictable first three rounds. Of the four No. 1 seeds entering the tournament, only one remains – the Kansas Jayhawks. Additionally, there are only two No. 2 seeds remaining, one No. 4 seed, one No. 5 seed, one No. 8 seed, one No. 10 seed, and one No. 15 seed. Ahead of the beginning of the Elite Eight on Saturday night, Andy Katz has released his updated power rankings with the remaining teams in the field.

Andy Katz on California Drought Conditions & UN Climate Change Report

Andy Katz, an East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) board member, spoke to LWVBAE on March 14th about EBMUD’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the California drought and the implications of the 2022 United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) report. Katz emphasized that while California precipitation...

Andy Katz explains why he loves Iowa's path to the Final Four

Iowa has a favorable path to the Final Four according to Andy Katz of the Big Ten Network, and he explained why. For starters, Keegan Murray has given Iowa a first-team Associated Press All-American for the third straight year, as he’s who is fourth nationally in scoring at 23.6 points per game heading into the NCAA Tournament.

UNC Basketball: Andy Katz showing love to surging Tar Heels

Following a season-defining victory over the Duke Blue Devils, Andy Katz picks the UNC basketball program as his team of the week. After their stunning defeat of the fourth-ranked Duke Blue Devils in Mike Krzyzewski’s final game at Cameron Indoor Stadium, the North Carolina Tar Heels have moved into Andy Katz’s final Power 36 rankings of the regular season. Katz, a longtime college basketball correspondent and writer for, has also named North Carolina his team of the week.

Andy Katz releases updated Power 36 ahead of Selection Sunday

Conference tournament week is here. With less than a week until Selection Sunday, most teams are still fighting for the NCAA Tournament – either for a bid or for better seeding. The results of conference tournaments will undoubtedly have big impacts on the final selections, painting an intriguing picture for the week ahead. College basketball insider Andy Katz has released his latest Power 36 rankings with the regular season now officially in the books.
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The best college basketball conferences from Andy Katz I CBB on FOX

Andy Katz breaks down the best conferences in college basketball. In his tier one, he believes there are five conferences who have multiple teams capable of reaching the final four. In tier two, he lists two teams who have one team capable of reaching the final four. And in tier three, Andy names three conferences who might have multiple bids in the NCAA tournament but none that could make a deep run.

CBB expert Andy Katz releases Top 10 Player of the Year candidates, includes 5 from B1G

How good is the B1G this basketball season? So good that’s Andy Katz has half of his Top 10 Player of the Year candidates coming out of the league. This week, with less than one month remaining in the regular season, Katz released a video naming the strongest candidates to win the National Player of the Year honor. Five players from the B1G were included in his Top 10.

Oscar Tshiebwe Named National Player of the Week by Andy Katz

Oscar Tshiebwe averaged 22.5 points, 16.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals, and 1.5 blocks in Kentucky’s wins vs. South Carolina and Florida last week, earning him SEC Co-Player of the Week honors with Auburn’s Walker Kessler. In addition to SEC Player of the Week, the junior forward was also named...

Andy Katz delivers his list of top freshmen in the B1G entering February

The B1G is home to some talented youngsters, and college basketball analyst Andy Katz broke down his top-5 freshmen in the conference on Tuesday. At the top of Katz’s list is Bryce McGowens at Nebraska. Despite a 6-15 team record, McGowens has been incredibly productive and leads the Huskers with 16.7 points per game. McGowens also averages 5.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists.

Andy Katz ranks top-20 impact freshmen in college basketball

College basketball has been as unpredictable as ever this season. There have been upsets consistently pretty much every day. With conference play well underway, FOX college basketball analyst Andy Katz has revealed his tiered list for the top impact freshman across the nation at this point in the season. Katz’...
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Andy Katz on the Impact of Covid-19 Cancellations on College Basketball

Andy Katz reacts to the cancellations and postponements around college basketball as a result of Covid-19 outbreaks. Katz touches on the cancellations of the Ohio State Buckeyes vs. UCLA Bruins matchup, the Kentucky Wildcats vs. the North Carolina Tar Heels, and the Memphis Tigers vs. the Tennessee Volunteers.