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  1. You Gotta See This: Big East

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know? Each day for the next month, we'll highlight the most important, interesting or just plai...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  2. Bubble Watch: Day's winners, losers, more

    Eamonn Brennan

    Well, well, well. Apparently, a few teams want to go to the tournament after all. OK, so of course everyone wants to play in the NCAA tournament. But watching the past week or so of college hoops, you could have been convinced otherwise. Why, it w...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  3. Marquette good at hoops, bad at vocals

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball is full of fun preseason traditions. Midnight Madness. Message board trash talk. Irrational hype. The expectation that teams with lots of returning juniors and seniors will magically get better. And did I mention Midnight Madness? ...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  4. Talented Florida thriving at the right time

    Eamonn Brennan

    PHOENIX -- The No. 7 seeds in the 2012 NCAA tournament were as follows: Notre Dame. Saint Mary's. Gonzaga. Florida. Sing it with me now: One of these things is not like the others. For starters, Florida was the only No. 7 seed to survive the...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Florida 68, Marquette 58

    Eamonn Brennan

    PHOENIX -- A quick recap of Florida's 68-58 win over Marquette Thursday night: Overview: Maybe Florida can defend after all. The Gators' defense has been their chief deficiency all season, the one major factor keeping such a talented team -- and s...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  6. West preview: Marquette vs. Florida

    Eamonn Brennan

    PHOENIX -- A lesson to those still getting to know Marquette coach Buzz Williams: If you give him a chance to be self-deprecating, he will take it. Boy, will he ever take it. Asked Wednesday how he would compare himself to the three other coach...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  7. Huggins: K-State should be 'happy I left'

    Eamonn Brennan

    When a coach leaves a program, it's natural for fans to feel resentment. Marquette fans should be thrilled with the state of their program under coach Buzz Williams, and they are, but they aren't shy about expressing their distaste for former coach T...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  8. Buzz Williams wants Eagles to have fun, too

    Eamonn Brennan

    "Winning isn't everything. It's the only thing." You've heard it countless times before. The phrase -- commonly attributed to legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi but really coined by 1950s-era UCLA football coach Henry Russell "Red" S...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  9. Xavier comeback highlights 'other' games

    Eamonn Brennan

    Hopefully, you ignored college football. Hopefully, you procrastinated putting up your Christmas decorations. Hopefully, after Kentucky's thrilling win over North Carolina this afternoon, you stayed plopped in that couch groove, remote in one hand an...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  10. Sing-off: Buzz vs. Junior Cadougan

    Eamonn Brennan

    A few weeks back, the folks at Marquette sent over this video of Junior Cadougan "performing" -- or, more accurately, unrecognizably screeching while wearing headphones -- the Mariah Carey pop classic "Always Be My Baby." Marquette was recording its ...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  11. Marquette lets another opportunity go by

    Eamonn Brennan

    Nearly every time I've written about Marquette this season, I've found it necessary to evangelize on this team's behalf. "The Golden Eagles are better than you think!" "This offense is elite!" "Don't be surprised if Marquette upsets Team X ... in fac...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  12. Saddle Up: ND-Marquette and nothing else

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It prefers phone calls and emails to text messages. It also kind of hates Facebook. This makes it feel a little bit old. This is fitting. A day after one of the more topsy...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. Marquette guard leaves over playing time

    Eamonn Brennan

    All the way back at Big 12 media day, the assembled masses asked Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self what he thought of the apparently increasing number of players who transfer early in their college careers because of dissatisfaction with playing time. ...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  14. Rapid reaction: Gonzaga 66, Marquette 63

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There's no question why most people are here tonight. With the exception of Marquette's smallish fan section and a smattering of early K-State fans, it took almost the entire first half for something resembling a full crowd to arr...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  15. D.J. Newbill lands on his feet

    Eamonn Brennan

    This is the summer of our NLI discontent. Cases involving players wanting out of their national letters of intent -- and the schools intent on keeping them, or restricting their movements to other schools -- have abounded. There was Walter Pitchfo...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  16. Marquette continues to love overtime

    Eamonn Brennan

    Call it karma, superstition, luck, statistical correction, or The Force. Whatever it is, Marquette is finally reaping its benefits. The Golden Eagles won at Seton Hall in overtime Sunday, bringing their record to 10-6 in the Big East and 19-9 over...

    Blog | March 01, 2010