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  1. Nothing ridiculous about Smith's return

    Dana O'Neil

    The ridiculous thing would have been to go -- to take a media guide-enhanced 6-foot, 165-pound body, toss it into the shark-infested NBA draft waters and pray for the best, when the best looked like the second round. Turns out, though, that Russ S...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Louisville 88, Butler 73

    Dana O'Neil

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A few quick thoughts following Louisville's thumping of Butler. I'm not sure if Louisville is this good any more than I'm certain Butler is this bad. Certainly I'm impressed by the Cardinals and mystified by the lackluster Bull...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  3. Jim Boeheim takes aim at the APR

    Dana O'Neil

    Jim Boeheim has taken his APR-meted out lumps. Now the coach has a question: How was he supposed to prevent it? According to the NCAA data released on Wednesday, the Syracuse' s four-year APR of 912 fell well below the Mendoza line of 925 and, co...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  4. Dana O'Neil: Academic reform in college basketball has a long way...

    Dana O'Neil

    Plenty of college football players are forced to sit out bowl games because of poor academics. Basketball players sitting out March Madness? That's not happening. And the much-heralded APR? More bark than bite when it comes to hoops. Is there a solution?

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2010
  5. Source: Villanova Wildcats' Scottie Reynolds 'leaning toward' ret...

    Dana O'Neil

    Villanova junior Scottie Reynolds is "leaning toward" returning to school for his final season, a source told

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2009
  6. Rick Pitino: His coaching tree

    Dana O'Neil

    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