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  1. Duquesne's Derrick Colter quietly fights back from cancer

    Dana O'Neil

    Duquesne's Derrick Colter wasn't going to let cancer stop him from playing basketball. So he fought the disease quietly, refusing to let it win or stop him from taking the floor this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  2. Don't forget about Terran Petteway

    Dana O'Neil

    Has Shabazz Napier taught us nothing? Have we not learned that merely worrying about the obvious obscures others equally worthy of our attention? Of course we haven't. We are sports fans, the ultimate prisoners of the moment, more fickle than H...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. Where will Arizona get its go-to scoring?

    Dana O'Neil

    What worries me most about the 2014-15 college basketball season? To be totally honest, it's that I won't be able to get a reservation at St. Elmo Steak House in Indianapolis during Final Four weekend. If you've been there and seen the size of the sh...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  4. What if ... Duke had fired Mike Krzyzewski?

    Dana O'Neil

    Drop a pebble in the water; just a splash and it's gone; But there's half a hundred ripples circling on and on and on, Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing on out to the sea. And there's no way of telling where the end is going to...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  5. Bracket reveal: CBE Hall of Fame Classic

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early-season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: CBE Hall of Fame Classic When and where...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  6. Bracket reveal: Jimmy V Classic

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early-season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: Jimmy V Classic Presented By Corona Extra ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  7. Bracket reveal: Wooden Legacy

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: Wooden Legacy When and where: Nov. 27-2...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  8. Bracket reveal: Puerto Rico Tip-Off

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: Puerto Rico Tip-Off When and where: Nov...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  9. Dana O'Neil: My dinner companions

    Dana O'Neil

    It's almost time for high school seniors to start filling out their college applications, on which they'll answer essay questions like the standard -- if you could invite four people, living or dead, to dinner, who would it be and why? That got us to...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  10. John Adams, NCAA supervisor of officials, will retire after 2015 ...

    Dana O'Neil

    NCAA supervisor of officials John Adams, who helped engineer rule change reform in college basketball, will retire following the 2015 Final Four, the NCAA announced today.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  11. Best defensive teams in 2014-15

    Dana O'Neil

    So tried, so trite, so true. Defense truly does win games, if not championships, especially in college basketball. As we impatiently suffer through the summer doldrums and await the arrival of the 2014-15 season, here are three teams that have ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  12. Wright is the opposite of what people think

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 19: Villanova's Jay Wright. On Wednesday, we release No. 18. There are people who are e...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  13. Amaker upends the route to the top

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 22: Harvard's Tommy Amaker. On Friday, we release No. 21. Tommy Amaker's resume is all w...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  14. Pearl, Sampson return to sidelines

    Dana O'Neil

    The question was simple and intentionally direct: Was Kelvin Sampson's return to college coaching at all motivated by a desire to clear his name? The answer, though brief in words, was far more complex. Sampson paused for a good 15 seconds, a stre...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  15. What would it take: Shaka Smart

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: Some coaches' names always seem to come up for other jobs. But what would it take for them to actually leave? This week, we'll look at the names most often mentioned. Today, we look at VCU's Shaka Smart. Aside from Butler fans, mayb...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  16. When is the time to take the next job?

    Dana O'Neil

    Gregg Marshall has been a head coach now for 16 years. For all but maybe a handful of them, he's been asked the same question: Why are you still here? Why are you still at Winthrop? Why haven't you moved on from Wichita State? "It's like ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014