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  1. Afternoon Links: Ben Jacobson has your back

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we catch up on this amazing old Joakim Noah story and kick ourselves for not reading it sooner. Submit links via Twitter. "Her car was stuck. Her phone was dead. And the few drivers who passed her whizzed by without stopp...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. Afternoon Links: Weirdest loss ever

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we wonder why MIT is having this year's Sloan Conference in Greenland. Submit links via Twitter. On Wednesday night, Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 30 points in less than five minutes in a Division I baske...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  3. Big 12 title chase just keeps getting better

    Eamonn Brennan

    Quick: Off the top of your head, what are the current ACC standings? Where, exactly, does the Pac-12 race stand today? Who won the Big Ten title three years ago? Things are different in the Big 12. It's not because the conference is always better,...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  4. Afternoon Links: 'No way'

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we sink into a deep, existential, Derrick Rose-induced depression. Submit links via Twitter. We've written a couple times in the past couple of months about the NBA age limit, that it's almost certainly here to stay. But,...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  5. Maryland proves what it's capable of with win over No. 5 Wisconsi...

    Eamonn Brennan

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- When the game was over, but not really over -- when Maryland's margin was safe, and the only thing standing between the Terps and an onrushing student section was the final buzzer -- one fan, seated a few rows up on the baseline,...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  6. Afternoon Links: Louisville's next step

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we hope you didn't stick with the Master Chief collection. Submit links via Twitter. Sunday's biggest news? By far, the honor belongs to Louisville, who dismissed Chris Jones -- a much-debated point guard who, despite his...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  7. No. 1 seed? Gonzaga's comeback win great in its own right

    Eamonn Brennan

    It is now, officially, late February, and late February means that every result comes with certain connotations. The terms "great win" or "bad loss" are applied in accordance with the RPI numbers next to every opponent's name. The calculus of ...

    Blog | February 22, 2015
  8. If you're playing Kentucky, it's too late

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Saturday night, rebuilding Auburn became just the latest ritual sacrifice thrown before this unstoppable Kentucky team, and the result -- a 110-75 win at Rupp Arena -- was as predictable as it was merciless. As such, the most notable portion of...

    Blog | February 21, 2015
  9. Afternoon Links: Worst idea ever

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we realize we wore the same shirt in our past two Bubble Watch videos -- the latest of which you can see here. Submit links via Twitter. It's the terrible idea that just won't die! A week after CBS reported that conferenc...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  10. Afternoon Links: Zip 'em up

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while Kobe Bryant's self-aware description of his inability to be a good friend hits way too close to home. Submit links via Twitter. Wednesday night brings yet another edition of one of the greatest rivalries in sports, and on...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  11. Afternoon Links: Long live the King

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we think Jony Ive deserves a nice long vacation. Submit links via Twitter. Northern Iowa's Seth Tuttle has earned a fair deal of praise, at least in these parts, where we completely refuse to give up on our goal of making...

    Blog | February 17, 2015
  12. Afternoon Links: Hot takes

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we get a head start on our moon colony. Submit links via Twitter. After Saturday's annhiliation of South Carolina, the Basketball Power Index projections give the 25-0 Kentucky Wildcats a 75 percent chance of entering the...

    Blog | February 16, 2015
  13. Without Justin Anderson, Virginia merely surviving

    Eamonn Brennan

    In its past three games, Virginia has shot 37 3-pointers. It has made six. There are a few ways of looking at that statistic -- and of the games in which it was accrued. If you're inclined to take a positive view, it should be noted that all three...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  14. Afternoon Links: Playing the odds

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we walk this earth feeling like frauds, knowing the trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn't end anytime soon. Submit links via Twitter. The ESPN Stats and Info blog turns its attention to the dynamic we discuss...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  15. Freshman ineligibility idea just plain dumb

    Eamonn Brennan

    Your hilarious(ly bad) idea of the week comes by way of CBS college football writer Jon Solomon, who reports that "several conference commissioners say it's time to consider making freshmen -- or at least some of them -- ineligible, again, for the fi...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  16. Afternoon Links: Clock talk

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we agree with this from the comfort of our padded computer chair. Submit links via Twitter. For many, the idea of a shorter shot clock -- which the NCAA will experiment with in the 2015 NIT -- is the best and most obvious...

    Blog | February 12, 2015