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Profile - Andy Katz, ESPN and 2007-2008 President of the United States Basketball Writers Association

Sunday, December 16, 2007 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 7:52 PM, under , , , , ,

Athens, GA (Dec 16, 2007) - One does not usually expect a person who majored in History and Political Science to become a major face in the world of college basketball. Andy Katz of ESPN has done this, and here is his profile as published by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) and ESPN.

Andy Katz, a senior college basketball writer for ESPN.com, is the 2007-2008 President of the United States Basketball Writers Association. In addition to covering college basketball on a daily basis and breaking news for the site, Katz pens the “Daily Word” and “Weekly Word,” popular columns covering a variety topics and issues from around the sport.

A regular analyst on ESPN's College Hoops Tonight and ESPN2's College Hoops 2Night, Katz also serves as a reporter for ESPN at the Final Four and other major tournaments. He also contributes to ESPN The Magazine and ESPN Radio and provides in-studio college basketball analysis for ESPN and ESPNEWS Network, ESPN's 24-hour sports news cable network.

Prior to joining ESPN. com in January 2000, Katz served as the national basketball writer for the Fresno Bee from 1995-99. He also has had stints at the Albuquerque Journal (1990-95) and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1989-90).

Photograph Courtesy of ESPN.

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