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  1. Nonconference schedule analysis: ACC

    Eamonn Brennan

    This week, is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Let's carry on with the ACC. BOSTON COLLEGE Toughest: 2K Sports Classic (Nov. 21-22), at Purdue (Dec. 4), vs. VCU (Dec. 28 in Br...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  2. Duke misses Ryan Kelly's defense most

    Eamonn Brennan

    When Ryan Kelly suffered a foot injury Jan. 8 at Clemson, it was casually assumed that Duke would miss his offense more than anything. After all, Kelly's versatility on the offensive end - his ability, at 6-foot-11, to knock down shots from the perim...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  3. 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
  4. James Johnson gets his turn at Va. Tech

    Eamonn Brennan

    James Johnson must be one heck of an exit interview. Just two weeks ago, Johnson was a departing assistant under former coach Seth Greenberg at Virginia Tech. Now, per the reporting of ESPN's Andy Katz, he's the Hokies' new head man, and the best ...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  5. What we learned from Saturday afternoon

    Eamonn Brennan

    At this point in the season, college hoops' biggest games come in two different sizes. There are: 1) genuinely big games and 2) genuinely big bubble games. We had a smattering of both categories this afternoon. We'll cover all of the evening actio...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  6. Bruce Weber, Illinois Illini heading for the exits - Bottom 10

    Eamonn Brennan

    Don't take offense at this week's Bottom 10. There's none to be had anyway. From historically bad offensive outputs to the impending doom surrounding Illinois, it's time to take stock of the worst in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  7. Tourney preview: Diamond Head Classic

    Eamonn Brennan

    College hoops doesn't totally shut down over the holiday. In fact, eight lucky teams get to spend Christmas in Hawaii, where they'll compete for top honors at the annual Diamond Head Classic. OK, OK, so this isn't quite the Maui Invitational. The fie...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  8. TMA: The Big Ten pulls ahead

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. Now that college hoops season is starting to settle into something resembling a normal schedule, it plans on being around more often. As you probably already know, ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  9. Big Ten/ACC Challenge Day 1 preview

    Eamonn Brennan

    Yes, that's right: It's the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Not the other way around. Before you ACC fans fire up the angry email machine, don't blame me for the naming convention. It's simply a matter of ritual. Every year, the Big Ten and ACC take turns ...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  10. How did the ACC get to its current state?

    Eamonn Brennan

    This season, when the Atlantic Coast Conference kicks off its 58th year of college hoops existence, two teams will be locks to compete for the conference title. Those teams are -- hold on to your laptops -- Duke and North Carolina. This is nothi...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  11. Rapid Reaction: VCU 94, Purdue 76

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- VCU's weekend has no precedent. That is not an exaggeration, either. The Rams were one of the first two teams to emerge from the NCAA tournament's new First Four format. While fellow Dayton winners Clemson bowed out in the first round v...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  12. Clemson's schedule first flaw of First Four

    Eamonn Brennan

    It was only a matter of time before we found something wrong with the First Four. That is, unless you dislike the fundamental idea of the First Four, which is a nice bit of idealism but not exactly pragmatic given the nightmarish alternative. If you ...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  13. Reviewing Saturday's early bubble action

    Eamonn Brennan

    There's nothing to dislike about this Saturday. We've already seen a few tremendous games between top teams. We've already had plenty of close finishes. We've already had some do-or-die bubble action to track. We've already got mid-majors playing ...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  14. Bubble action percolates on busy Saturday

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's Feb. 12. In a month and a day, the selection committee will hurriedly select and seed the 2011 NCAA tournament bracket. That means we're right in the thick of bubble season, that special time of year when NCAA tourney hopefuls assess their situa...

    Blog | February 12, 2011
  15. A.L.: Clemson gets insane, too

    Eamonn Brennan

    Afternoon Links are exactly what they say they are. Send in your links and tips here. You can also e-mail me and hit me up on Twitter. Remember when John Gasaway (and subsequently yours truly) told you about Illinois' historically brilliant shoot...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  16. TMA: The ACC warms up

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. It spent much of the weekend hiding from the snow by re-watching "Inception." It's pretty sure the whole movie is a dream. Boston College 79, Maryland 75: Is it tim...

    Blog | December 13, 2010