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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. New Mexico should stay tough under Neal

    Eamonn Brennan

    Say what you want about Steve Alford -- a license that has expanded greatly since he was hired at UCLA -- his tenure at New Mexico was marked by quiet competence. San Diego State posted a 31-win season and now-departed BYU foisted The Jimmer upon an ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Mission rule could transform BYU recruiting

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Saturday, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints made a rather momentous announcement: Going forward, the minimum age requirement for church members' missions would be lowered. The new rule will allow men to take their missions at age 18,...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  11. Study: Hoops success helps enrollment

    Eamonn Brennan

    Back in March of 2011, when Butler and VCU were tearing through the NCAA tournament en route to the most unlikely Final Four of all time, there was no mistaking what such exposure could do for not only both basketball programs but for the schools the...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. West Region breakdown - 2012 NCAA tournament

    Eamonn Brennan

    How will the West be won? Eamonn Brennan provides a breakdown of the region.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  16. Bottom 10 - UConn Huskies mired in ongoing slump

    Eamonn Brennan

    With a little help from Madonna, the Bottom 10 salutes Towson after the Tigers snapped their 41-game losing streak.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2012