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ESPNU: Season Debut of Weekly Show Katz Korner Analyzing the College Basketball Season

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The second season of ESPNU’s weekly Katz Korner men’s college basketball show will make its season debut Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. The three-hour program hosted by veteran ESPN basketball reporter Andy Katz provides an all-encompassing look at the college basketball landscape. The ESPNU show will air every Tuesday at 1 p.m. throughout the college basketball season.

Each week, Katz will interview coaches and players. Highlighting Tuesday’s season premiere is a sit-down with North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams. The Tar Heels are 10-6 on the season, but 0-3 in ACC play.

Other weekly elements include:

  • Journey to the Tourney: Bracketologist Joe Lunardi elaborates on his NCAA Tournament projection and  provides a report on mid-major programs;
  • Freshmen Focus: Examination on the nation’s top freshmen;
  • Coaches’ Film: ESPNU’s college basketball analysts join Katz to evaluate game tapes;
  • Wooden Award: An update on the top players around the nation who are vying for the College Basketball Player of the Year award;
  • Roundtable Discussion: A dialogue on hot-button topics.

ESPNU college basketball analysts scheduled to join Katz Korner this season include: Bruce Pearl, Adrian Branch, Tim Welsh, Sean Farnham, Dino Gaudio, Paul Biancardi, Darrin Horn and LaPhonso Ellis. ESPN college basketball reporter Jeff Goodman will also join the program during the year.

Katz joined ESPN.com in 1999 as the national college basketball writer. While still contributing regularly for ESPN.com, his role on-air has continued to grow over the last 14 years, which now includes hosting Katz Korner and a college basketball podcast with analyst Seth Greenberg, among other specials. Occasionally, Katz hosts the Emmy and Murrow-award winning Outside the Lines series.

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