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  1. Look back, look ahead: WCC

    Eamonn Brennan

    In 2008, Jamie Zaninovich became the commissioner of the West Coast Conference. At the time it would have been just as easy, and only slightly less accurate, to call Zaninovich the boss of "whatever league Gonzaga plays in." By 2008, the Zags had w...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  2. Bubble Watch: Updating the 'others'

    Eamonn Brennan

    Things are bubbling here on Selection Sunday Eve. What's going on? Here's what's happening in "others" world ... The Watch was always a little more bullish on Louisiana Tech than most. The Bulldogs' Dec. 30 road win at Oklahoma kept looking better a...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  3. Planning for Success: A deeper WCC

    Eamonn Brennan

    The West Coast Conference is that rarest of birds: The mid-major league that realignment made better. For a host of institutional and geographic reasons, Gonzaga was never tempted to realign upward these past few years. It's been a sturdy member t...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  4. Tip sheet for the Tip-Off Marathon

    Eamonn Brennan

    The ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon is here, and with all due respect to Oregon's far-flung win over Georgetown in South Korea on Friday (and UConn's nervy victory over Maryland in less-far-flung Brooklyn), the marathon always feels like the offi...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  5. You Gotta See This: WCC

    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 14, 2013
  6. ESPN Tip-Off Marathon schedule/analysis

    Eamonn Brennan

    The best thing about the college basketball offseason is that it ends. The second best thing about the college basketball offseason is that when it ends, it ends so quickly and so exhaustively that within a few days you have to remind yourself that t...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  7. Saddle Up: Underrated Virginia takes its shot

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It lives in fear of medical bills. No. 3 Duke at Virginia, 9 p.m. ET, ESPN Virginia might be the most underrated team in the country, at least by the one system more imp...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  8. Tyler Haws' shot: Never forget

    Eamonn Brennan

    There is a decent chance you were sleeping when Saint Mary's guard Matthew Dellavedova hit the buzzer-beater of the season to knock off BYU in Provo on Wednesday night. If that is the case, you should watch the video now: I mean ... what a shot,...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  9. BYU guard transfers amid mission mix-up

    Eamonn Brennan

    The balancing act that is college recruiting and scholarship dispersal is never easy, no matter the coach or program. It's not rocket-science either, of course, but it does entail a precarious, fluid calculus: Players graduate on time, or earn redshi...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  10. West Coast's most important players

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: ESPN.com's Summer Shootaround series catches up on the offseason storylines for each conference. For more on the WCC, click here. The most important player for each team in the conference ... BYU: Matt Carlino The former UCLA tr...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  11. Best-case/Worst-case scenarios in the WCC

    Eamonn Brennan

    As part of our Summer Shootaround series, here are the best- and worst-case scenarios for the West Coast Conference: Brigham Young Best-case: Losing your two most experienced and offensively accurate players is never a good thing, but there's p...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  12. Saddle Up: Can Vanderbilt turn it around?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It thinks a commenter may have found the reason for the drop in offense this season -- the lack of The Jimmer. (OK, not really. But it still doesn't have a better theory.) ...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Brust's star turn reveals UW's weapons

    Eamonn Brennan

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- A few minutes after Wisconsin sealed its 73-56 win over BYU in the Chicago Invitational Challenge on Saturday, guard Jordan Taylor emerged from the tunnel with the tournament trophy in tow. Immediately, Taylor was greeted by ...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  15. Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin 73, BYU 56

    Eamonn Brennan

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- A quick look at Wisconsin's 73-56 win over BYU in the Chicago Invitational Challenge final Saturday night: Overview: Wisconsin began the game playing the Platonic Ideal of Bo Ryan offensive basketball. After eight minutes,...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  16. USU fans form BYU welcoming committee

    Eamonn Brennan

    About an hour ago, I mentioned Utah State's rabid fan base as one of the reasons you should have ESPN3 dialed in when BYU takes on the Aggies at the Spectrum Friday night. Guess what? It took about five minutes to find -- hat tip to Ballin' Is A Habi...

    Blog | November 11, 2011