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  1. Dana O'Neil

    Dana O'Neil



    Chats | E-mail | College Basketball
  2. Dana O'Neil: My dinner companions

    Dana O'Neil

    It's almost time for high school seniors to start filling out their college applications, on which they'll answer essay questions like the standard -- if you could invite four people, living or dead, to dinner, who would it be and why? That got us to...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Playground basketball is dying

    Myron Medcalf and Dana O'Neil

    At Rucker Park in New York, people sat on rooftops and climbed trees to watch Julius Erving play. In Louisville, Kentucky, Artis Gilmore would pull up in his fancy car, still wearing his fancy suits, and just ball. Kevin Durant first measured the wor...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  4. Playground basketball is dying

    ILLUSTRATIONS BY OLIVER BARRETTMyron Medcalf & Dana O'Neil

    Once an American staple, hoops on blacktops across the United States has all but faded away.

    Eticket | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  5. John Adams, NCAA supervisor of officials, will retire after 2015 ...

    Dana O'Neil

    NCAA supervisor of officials John Adams, who helped engineer rule change reform in college basketball, will retire following the 2015 Final Four, the NCAA announced today.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  6. Fred Hoiberg of Iowa State Cyclones to have surgery to replace pa...

    Dana O'Neil

    Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg, who had career-ending, open-heart surgery in 2005, is in the Mayo Clinic for surgery to replace his pacemaker, he confirmed via text to ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  7. Best defensive teams in 2014-15

    Dana O'Neil

    So tried, so trite, so true. Defense truly does win games, if not championships, especially in college basketball. As we impatiently suffer through the summer doldrums and await the arrival of the 2014-15 season, here are three teams that have ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  8. Michigan State's Tom Izzo's success isn't a surprise to those who...

    Dana O'Neil

    Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has built a powerhouse at Michigan State. His success at Michigan State is no surprise to those who know him and work with him. Let them tell you why.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  9. Wright is the opposite of what people think

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 19: Villanova's Jay Wright. On Wednesday, we release No. 18. There are people who are e...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  10. Amaker upends the route to the top

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 22: Harvard's Tommy Amaker. On Friday, we release No. 21. Tommy Amaker's resume is all w...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
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  12. Pearl, Sampson return to sidelines

    Dana O'Neil

    The question was simple and intentionally direct: Was Kelvin Sampson's return to college coaching at all motivated by a desire to clear his name? The answer, though brief in words, was far more complex. Sampson paused for a good 15 seconds, a stre...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  13. Bruce Pearl, Kelvin Sampson are on the road to coaching redemptio...

    Dana O'Neil

    Bruce Pearl and Kelvin Sampson are ready to return to coaching -- and rebuild two fallen programs -- after serving NCAA-mandated suspensions.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  14. What would it take: Shaka Smart

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: Some coaches' names always seem to come up for other jobs. But what would it take for them to actually leave? This week, we'll look at the names most often mentioned. Today, we look at VCU's Shaka Smart. Aside from Butler fans, mayb...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  15. When is the time to take the next job?

    Dana O'Neil

    Gregg Marshall has been a head coach now for 16 years. For all but maybe a handful of them, he's been asked the same question: Why are you still here? Why are you still at Winthrop? Why haven't you moved on from Wichita State? "It's like ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  16. College basketball coaches are not jumping so quickly to the next...

    Dana O'Neil

    The "It" coaches' names come up seemingly any time a job opens. But what's the rush? More and more coaches are asking if the grass is really greener.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  17. Position battles: Power forwards

    Dana O'Neil

    Some of the best one-on-one matchups will take place before the college basketball season tips off. They will come in the form of position battles within a team to determine a starter, which in some cases will shape an entire lineup. Starting with...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  18. College APR scores show difference between Haves, Have Nots

    Dana O'Neil

    The latest APR scores proved one more time that there is a significant difference between the "Haves" and "Have Nots" in college athletics.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014