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  1. How bad is the Pac-10? (Hint: Not actually that bad)

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Pac-10 is horrendous this year, right? Like, it isn't just bad in a conventional sense, as it relates to the Big-12 and Big-10 and Big East and ACC. It's historically bad. Or at least that's the common consensus early in the 2009-10 season. With ...

    Blog | December 29, 2009
  2. Melo Trimble leads Terps to Big Ten's top perch

    Eamonn Brennan

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Just two minutes into the second half, Travis Trice's face gave it all away. Trice was matched up with Maryland guard Melo Trimble, who just had torched the Spartans with five 3s and 21 points (including a crossover st...

    Blog | January 17, 2015
  3. Michigan State not going anywhere

    Eamonn Brennan

    It wasn't until Dec. 20 that Michigan State joined the rest of the Big Ten. Or the Big Ten save Wisconsin, anyway, which is how we should refer to the conference for the forseeable future. On Dec. 20, only two weeks after Michigan lost at home to the...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  4. Afternoon Links: The perils of hindsight

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're watching while we frantically disallow Kanye from entering his zone. Submit links via Twitter, and happy New Year. Did Tom Izzo cost his team its Big Ten opener Tuesday night? SB Nation makes the case in three parts. The first error --...

    Blog | December 31, 2014
  5. Afternoon Links: Supply and demand

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we wear our fancy new Christmas boots around the house. Submit links via Twitter. You already know how bad December has been for the Big Ten. But in case you needed a comprehensive refresher, and are willing to have a Cou...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  6. The Big Ten keeps losing terrible games

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Monday night, the Wisconsin Badgers went to Berkeley, California, to play a California team that had, on the strength of a top-25 efficiency defense and a top-five defensive rebounding rate since, quietly racked up seven straight wins and a 10-1 r...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  7. Kansas' loss meant nothing (for Kansas)

    Eamonn Brennan

    A decade of hegemony is the gift that keeps on giving. Maybe, when Jayhawks families sit down for Christmas dinner Thursday, Kansas's past 10 years -- when they've reigned over 10 successive Big 12 regular-season conference championships -- can keep ...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  8. Welcome to Big Ten Country

    Eamonn Brennan

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum share one of the oldest buildings in the nation's capital, a historic landmark built in 1836 to house the U.S. Patent Office. The paintings and photographs on t...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  9. Bubble Watch update: The waiting game

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Big Ten's bubble teams are officially in wait-and-see mode after Friday's quarterfinals while one Conference USA bubbler moved past another: Big Ten Illinois: The Illini needed at the very least a win over Michigan on Friday (and then probab...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  10. Bubble Watch Friday afternoon update

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here's what's bubbling now. First the ACC, where Pitt is now a lock. At this point, any team with a cat-related mascot and a couple of close games in their rearview gets slapped with the "Cardiac Cats" nickname. Pittsburgh actually earned it. All ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  11. Planning for Success: Iowa's deja vu

    Eamonn Brennan

    Exactly one year ago, Iowa finished its Big Ten regular season 20-11 overall and 9-9 in league play. That record earned the Hawkeyes the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten tournament, where they faced No. 11-seed Northwestern. When they won -- and they did --...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  12. Weekend Homework: Nebraska's big shot

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Feb. 13, 2013, a few hours before eventual outright Big Ten champion Indiana destroyed Nebraska 76-47 in Bloomington, Ind., Cody Zeller parody account @TheBigHandsome warmed up for the game with a clever piece of trash talk: "Duke & UNC are pl...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  13. Michigan will be just fine, thanks

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Michigan Wolverines spent their January being more or less unstoppable. From Dec. 21 on, including two nonconference wins against Stanford and Holy Cross and the first eight games of its Big Ten schedule, Michigan went 10-0 in high style. Nik Sta...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  14. Planning for Success: Stopping Stauskas

    Eamonn Brennan

    Does the Big Ten owe Tom Crean lunch? On Saturday afternoon, during Iowa's ruthless home rout of Michigan, ESPN analyst Dan Dakich hit on a key insight. Convention would dictate that a coach should check Michigan guard Nik Stauskas with as tall a...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  15. Welcome to college hoops beast mode

    Eamonn Brennan

    So, here's a funny story: On Wednesday, a man didn't want to talk to the media. When this man did talk to the media, he talked about how he didn't want to talk to the media. The rest of the hour, he stood in silence. This was, by nearly any metric,...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  16. Afternoon links: Izzo has Dawson's back

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we better understand global poverty. Submit links via Twitter. Michigan's stunning 6-0 Big Ten start sets up arguably the biggest game of the Big Ten season to date in East Lansing on Saturday ... just in time for Michigan ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014