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  1. Huggins prefers sleep to scouting Syracuse

    Eamonn Brennan

    Why? Because the man needs his sleep, and if you're an opposing coach in the Big East, Syracuse is the kind of team that keeps you up at night. HugginsWhich is essentially what West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said on the Big East conference call t...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  2. Pitino says ACC moves motivated by hoops

    Eamonn Brennan

    Rick Pitino has turned into a mighty interesting blogger. Last time we checked in, Pitino was tossing around "Godfather" references (Syracuse was "Tessio," if I remember correctly) and prescribing advice for a suddenly besieged Big East conference. ...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  3. Saddle Up: More Big East goodness

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. No. 9 Georgetown at No. 15 Notre Dame, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2: Two nights after Pittsburgh and Connecticut opened the Big East conference with a matchup of highly ranked, highly ...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  4. Big East to get even more unwieldy

    Eamonn Brennan

    Of all the things you expected to read today, I'm betting this wasn't one of them. From ESPN Dallas: TCU has accepted a bid to the Big East Conference, which will take effect July 1, 2012, according to sources familiar with the deal. The school has ...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  5. Can West Virginia get a No. 1 seed?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Make no mistake: Winning a Big East conference title is a big deal. That goes double for West Virginia, a program that has gone 26 years without winning a Big East conference title. The fans in Morgantown love their Mountaineers -- sometimes a little...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  6. Afternoon Links: All hail the DePaul Bench Mob

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we pop some bubbly for net neutrality. Submit links via Twitter. After a 6-7 nonconference run that included losses to Lehigh, Ohio and Loyola Marymount, DePaul has suddenly become a chief source of Big East torment. On T...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  7. Seton Hall gives Big East another boost

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday, St. John's arrived in South Orange, New Jersey, ranked No. 15 in the Associated Press Top 25. Steve Lavin's team secured that status with an impressive nonconference run, including a neutral-court win against Minnesota, a solid showing ...

    Blog | January 03, 2015
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Villanova back to the way it was

    Eamonn Brennan

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There was a time, and it wasn't all that long ago, when the Villanova Wildcats were one of the best defensive teams in the country. Through Jan. 18, two opponents scored more than a point per trip in any game against the Wildcat...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Seton Hall guard leaves for Israeli army

    Eamonn Brennan

    This summer, Georgia made one of the stranger and more random offseason personnel announcements in recent college hoops memory. In late July, incoming freshman and Switzerland native Dusan Langura, was injured in an explosion during a military train...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  15. Dunn's injury could set Friars back

    Eamonn Brennan

    Ed Cooley has engineered a turnaround at Providence, albeit a moderate one: The Friars aren't going to be competing for a Final Four anytime soon, but they aren't nearly as bad as the Keno Davis days (and beyond). But given the circumstances, the man...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  16. Memphis gets revenge and a top 25 win

    Eamonn Brennan

    The wrong statistic can hang around your neck. Josh Pastner knows better than most. As the head men's basketball coach at Memphis, Pastner has, by any rational standard, been about as successful as anyone could or should have hoped when he was hire...

    Blog | December 01, 2013