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  1. No losers in Michigan State-Kentucky game

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Andrew Harrison's face said it all. It was just seven minutes into the first half, seven minutes into this impossibly hyped Kentucky team's impossibly early test against No. 2 Michigan State, and the Wildcats were clearly trying to get ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  2. No losers in Michigan State's narrow win over Kentucky at the Cha...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Michigan State left Chicago with a narrow win, but Kentucky learned a lot about its young team

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  3. DePaul's arena saga will be fascinating

    Eamonn Brennan

    The minute the plan was announced, you could already see the furor coming. Here was Chicago -- a city with longstanding budget woes, an even longer-standing reputation for corrupting taxpayer money in the face of urban decay, comprising a provincial ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. Watercooler: Is Big Ten still the best?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan: Hello again, Myron, and greetings from a decidedly summer-y Chicago. We have been commissioned to discuss a conference with which we are both intimately familiar: The Big Ten. Specifically: What is the Big Ten's outlook for the coming...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  5. Chicago announces plans for new DePaul Blue Demons arena

    Eamonn Brennan

    After more than three decades spent playing in the suburbs, DePaul basketball is finally getting its own place in the city.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  6. Chicago has $300 million plan for new DePaul Blue Demons arena, r...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to announced a plan that could give the Blue Demons -- who have played at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., since 1980 -- a new 12,000-seat arena in the city, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  7. NCAA tournament 2013 -- Fair or not, Big Ten's legacy is on the l...

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Big Ten was the nation's best conference in the regular season. But that doesn't matter. Fair or not, the conference's legacy will be judged by how well -- or poorly -- its teams do in the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  8. Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin 68, Michigan 59

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Quick reaction to Wisconsin's 68-59 win against Michigan in a Big Ten tournament quarterfinal: Overview: At their best, the Wolverines are a free-flowing offensive group that pivots on the consistent brilliance of star point guard Trey ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Indiana 80, Illinois 64

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Quick reaction to Indiana's 80-64 win over Illinois on Friday. Overview: When Indiana's offense is clicking, when it is breaking opponents down with spacing and fluid ball movement, there is no more entertaining and (for opposing defens...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. Bubble Watch: The latest update

    Eamonn Brennan

    Bubble Watch

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  11. Disjointed Minnesota limps to finish

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Seriously: What's wrong with Minnesota? What is it, exactly, that allowed the Gophers to look like one of the best teams in the country for the first two months of the season, and utterly pedestrian for the final six weeks? Why can the ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  12. Indiana Hoosiers aim for conference double at Big Ten tournament ...

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Big Ten has been home to some of the best basketball we've seen all season. With several Final Four contenders and teams still on the NCAA tournament bubble, the league tournament in Chicago should provide more of the same.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  13. Jabari Parker just couldn't say no to the Duke Blue Devils - coll...

    Eamonn Brennan

    The visit to Duke wasn't great and the other schools on the list all had their advantages. But in the end, mega-recruit Jabari Parker just coudn't turn down the chance to play for a legend.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  14. Afternoon Links: Boeheim vocal on guns

    Eamonn Brennan

    Afternoon Links are pretty self-explanatory. (They would have been up earlier but I locked myself out of the house in December in Chicago for over an hour. My hands needed some time to warm up. I am not smart.) Want to share? Email or tweet me @eamon...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  15. Chicago State to the WAC? Awesome

    Eamonn Brennan

    I'm deciding to break my personal (always-subject-to-change-when-my-editor-says-so) no-realignment-news rule just this once. The piece of news at hand is simply too monumental to ignore, even if it escaped my purview Wednesday afternoon. Chicago S...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  16. Paradise Jam Primer

    Eamonn Brennan

    Until Connecticut's opening day victory over Michigan State in Germany, there wasn't much reason to get excited about the 2012 Paradise Jam. And even after a gutty, fired-up UConn team showed us it's not ready to wither just yet, the P-Jam (which is ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012