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  1. Harrell's big game gets Cards a big win

    Eamonn Brennan

    STORRS, Conn. -- After 677 career wins and two national titles, Louisville coach Rick Pitino is not a man accustomed to ceding control of a timeout. But Saturday night, just before the biggest shot of the biggest win of Louisville's season, he passed...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  2. Game Plan: How good is the American?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Game Plan is our Monday morning primer, designed to give you everything you need to know about games that were and the games that will be in college hoops this week. Send us feedback and submissions via email and Twitter. Can you feel it? That fres...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  3. You Gotta See This: The American

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know? Each day for the next month, we'll highlight the most important, interesting or just plai...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  4. Rick Pitino: His defining moments

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: Three legendary college basketball coaches -- Jerry Tarkanian, Rick Pitino and Guy Lewis -- take center stage this weekend as the trio is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. We'll be devoting a day to each a...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  5. ESPN Tip-Off Marathon schedule/analysis

    Eamonn Brennan

    The best thing about the college basketball offseason is that it ends. The second best thing about the college basketball offseason is that when it ends, it ends so quickly and so exhaustively that within a few days you have to remind yourself that t...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  6. Cards' Harrell, IU's Sheehey injured at camp

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's easy to be cynical about summer camps for college stars. There is always some kind of quid pro quo involved -- the Nike-sponsored LeBron James/Kevin Durant/Chris Paul/etc. Skills Camps often feel like they exist solely to pack scouts onto plasti...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  7. Count 'Em Down: Pivotal senior seasons

    Eamonn Brennan

    Now that realignment is behind us, rosters are mostly finalized, and freshmen are getting used to living in dorm rooms (oh, to be reborn at summer orientation), we're spending the week looking ahead at some of the more interesting players and storyli...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  8. Bracket reveal: 2K Sports Classic

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's Note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. A thread of previews and info for all 11 tourneys can be found here. When and where: Nov. 21-22, Madison Square Garden (each of the featured...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  9. Bracket reveal: Old Spice Classic

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's Note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. Starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET, we'll unveil the final six: Charleston, 2K Sports, Diamond Head, CBE, Wooden and Maui. A thread of previews a...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  10. Week in Review: Realignment Reality

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, on July 1, when a score of schools officially became members of their new leagues, a three-year wave of conference realignment stopped being prospective and started getting real. This week, we explored every nook and cranny of these change...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  11. On the hunt for post-realignment rivalries

    Eamonn Brennan

    In 1985, Philadelphia Inquirer photographer Tom Gralish won a Pulitzer Prize for his photo essay on the Philadelphia homeless. Gralish's work, composed in black and white, was stark and haunting, but for different reasons than you might expect. Not o...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  12. Cards putting Final Four court to good use

    Eamonn Brennan

    Finding a sentimental, marketable use for the NCAA's would-be discarded Final Four courts is now officially en vogue. The trend began last summer with Kentucky (of course), which last summer received the 2012 Superdome Final Four floor in a donati...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  13. College realignment's frequently asked questions -- college baske...

    Eamonn Brennan

    How did we get here? Eamonn Brennan put together a handy list of frequently asked questions to help guide you through conference realignment.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  14. UConn AD stares down future in American

    Eamonn Brennan

    There is plenty of time to assess conference realignment's various winners and losers, and plenty of criteria by which we'll make those assessments in the weeks, months, and even years to come. It's a fluid situation, as the saying goes. But if th...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  15. Look back, look ahead: Big East

    Eamonn Brennan

    Conference realignment played tricks with time. We saw dozens of changes to collegiate basketball's conference structure in the past five years. As they happened, it felt too fast to catalog -- too cluttered among the theories and contingencies an...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  16. Villanova bounces back yet again

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Villanova Wildcats have lost exactly three games this season. One of those games was at Syracuse. The other two losses came to Creighton. The latter two, as you know, weren't just losses; they were thrashings. The first, a 96-68 Bluejays win ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014