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  1. Wisconsin flirts with perfection in rout of Iowa

    Eamonn Brennan

    For a second there, it looked like Wisconsin might finally turn the ball over. Iowa was set up in a full-court press, and Frank Kaminsky, the Badgers' 7-foot national player of the year candidate, tried to use his considerable ballhandling skills ...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  2. Jayhawks are tough, but are they good?

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday night, Kansas opened its Big 12 season against a Top 25 team that features one of the nation's best and physical rebounders on said Top 25 team's hostile home court. A pugilistic mess ensued. The No. 12 Jayhawks traded 52 possessions wit...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  3. Seton Hall gives Big East another boost

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday, St. John's arrived in South Orange, New Jersey, ranked No. 15 in the Associated Press Top 25. Steve Lavin's team secured that status with an impressive nonconference run, including a neutral-court win against Minnesota, a solid showing ...

    Blog | January 03, 2015
  4. Afternoon links: One step forward

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while destroying the pork belly sandwich at Cochon Butcher. Send links via Twitter. Last week, Maryland scored maybe the biggest and most important victory of Mark Turgeon's tenure, a 72-63 neutral-court upset of No. 13 Iowa St...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  5. Afternoon Links: Mid-Marathon edition

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading as we enjoy that parquet court in South Dakota. Submit links via Twitter. The ESPN Tip-Off Marathon has already featured some fantastic action. Miami's upset at Florida was keyed by a brilliant Angel Rodriguez performance (and ...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  6. Cliff Alexander steps into the void left by Andrew Wiggins and Jo...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Cliff Alexander went from unknown to high-end prospect. Now he arrives at Kansas with much to learn and yet expectations -- of the Jayhawks and of him -- at elevated levels.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  7. Top 10 court designs in college basketball

    Eamonn Brennan

    Not all courts are created equal. Which floors made the top 10?

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  8. John Calipari explains analytics hire

    Eamonn Brennan

    In late August, as Kentucky wound down its televised exhibition trip to the Bahamas, John Calipari's solution to his very enviable problem -- having 10 elite players in a sport that allows just five players on the court at any given time -- became cl...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  9. Five Things: Huskies come full circle

    Eamonn Brennan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Connecticut Huskies are your 2014 national champions. Shabazz Napier closed the loop. Four years ago, in a massive Texas football stadium, Napier danced atop a confetti-covered court. On that day in 2011, the Huskies wer...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  10. Home Court: Don't let the seeds fool you

    Eamonn Brennan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas-Colorado. New Mexico-Gonzaga. Oregon-Memphis Wait -- what? That seemingly random list of imaginary matchups is, in fact, a sampling of the possible No. 7 vs. No. 8 national title matchups in the 2014 NCAA tournament br...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  11. Hawkeyes, Gophers Big Ten's lone bulwarks

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Big Ten should thank Iowa. Minnesota, too. And home court advantage. Actually, play it safe, Big Ten: Point your gratitude at all of the above. On the first night of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge -- the 15th meeting between these two conferences, a...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  12. San Jose State's new court has stuff on it

    Eamonn Brennan

    Lots and lots of stuff. ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell has the image: New San Jose State basketball court (H/T @meredithfrost, @bupsjones) pic.twitter.com/9FBZtobFVt- darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 8, 2013 As you ca...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  13. J.J. Moore granted relief appeal, to play for Rutgers Scarlet Kni...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Rutgers transfer J.J. Moore will join his fellow Scarlet Knights on the court this season, the school announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  14. A new court design that isn't terrible

    Eamonn Brennan

    Late last week, your humble author went on a bit of a court-design rant. The target of ire was silhouettes, specifically the gigantic logo silhouettes college basketball programs have been drenching their new courts in since Oregon unveiled its incre...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  15. Silhouette courts are ruining everything

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball courts have gotten a little crazy lately. This is not a new trend, as programs have been looking for ways to boost their brand recognition and mindshare (or something) with increasingly outsized midcourt logos for at least a decade...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  16. Afternoon Links: JMU's court is interesting

    Eamonn Brennan

    Afternoon Links are exactly what they say they are. Now that the brutally slow dog days of August are over, you'll probably see more Afternoon Links. Probably. Maybe? We'll see. To submit you own, hit me here or on Twitter @eamonnbrennan. Rakeem ...

    Blog | September 03, 2013