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  1. Way-too-early All-Americans for 2013-14- college basketball

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball's incoming freshmen class promises to be one of the best in years. Add that talent to some rising sophomores and upperclassmen, and it's easy to understand why the 2013-14 pre-preseason All-American teams are loaded.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  2. NCAA transfer waivers needed clarification

    Eamonn Brennan

    Among the many changes the NCAA is currently undertaking, the codification of simplified transfer rules is probably not among its top two or three priorities. But it is a priority all the same. As Dana O'Neil reported this summer, the NCAA has recogn...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  3. Pitino, Boeheim trade realignment thoughts

    Eamonn Brennan

    And by "thoughts," I mean barbs, and by "barbs," I mean expletives. Fun! So, the story: During Wednesday's Big East media day festivities, amid the hustle and bustle of actual talk about basketball (see Dana O'Neil's notebook from the event for a ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  4. Marra's sudden injury a devastating turn

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Friday, after the day had essentially ended and I had packed up for a weekend spent celebrating my friend's wedding, bad news emerged from Louisville. As Dana O'Neil reported, and Cardinals coach Rick Pitino announced, senior guard Mike Marra once...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  5. Dana O'Neil on Billy Gillispie before the fall

    Eamonn Brennan

    ESPN.com's Dana O'Neil has a unique perspective on Billy Gillispie. In 2009, during Gillipsie's second year at Kentucky -- the year the Wildcats (gasp) failed to make the NCAA tournament, a failure that cost Gillispie his job -- Dana was granted an a...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  6. Fudging coaching resumes a bad idea

    Eamonn Brennan

    Dana O'Neil broke the story on Friday night. By Saturday, it was all over. Newly hired Villanova assistant coach Doug Martin was just-as-newly fired after a school investigation -- and Dana's background work -- revealed Martin had included massive in...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  7. NCAA approves half of all hardship waivers

    Eamonn Brennan

    One of the more confusing aspects of the NCAA's transfer policy -- a policy the organization is seeking to streamline, as our Dana O'Neil reported today -- is the hardship waiver. Simply put (by John Infante at the old Bylaw Blog), a hardship waiver ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  8. Where does Virginia Tech go from here?

    Eamonn Brennan

    First things first. I thought my colleague (slash-friend-slash-life coach) Dana O'Neil nailed it in her reaction to the Seth Greenberg Virginia Tech story Monday evening. Her read on Greenberg's firing makes perfect sense to me. It wasn't pretty, but...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  9. Saddle Up: More auto bids on the line

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. Conspiracy Keanu just totally blew its mind. The Big East tournament is officially underway, so keep your eyes peeled for updates from Kieran Darcy and Dana O'Neil througho...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  10. The Show's student section campaign

    Eamonn Brennan

    On last Thursday's ESPNU College Basketball podcast, my colleague Dana O'Neil and I decided to take a vaguely formed idea (courtesy of Twitter follower @blairRich6) and run with it. What, exactly, was the best student section in the country? We t...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  11. Saddle Up: Amid turmoil, Cuse could shine

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the upcoming night's best basketball action. No. 9 Florida at No. 3 Syracuse, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN: My podcast co-host Dana O'Neil was talking about the Orange and her time in Syracuse on the show this week, and ...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: Kansas 81, Memphis 68

    Eamonn Brennan

    Dana O'Neil will have a piece from Madison Square Garden here in a bit. In the meantime, here are some quick thoughts on Kansas' 81-68 win over Memphis in the first game of the Jimmy V Classic: Memphis has everything you can't teach, but far fewe...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  13. Coaches question Zeke's Knicks gig

    Eamonn Brennan

    Jim Boeheim and Mike Krzyzewski aren't the first college hoops observers to notice the massive conflict of interest at the heart of Isiah Thomas' job as a consultant with the New York Knicks. Our own Dana O'Neil tackled that last week. The calculus i...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  14. Maryland proves its worth

    Eamonn Brennan

    This always had the makings of a fantastic basketball game, and it was, one of those back-and-forth classics you're likely to see on paid subscription sports channels for years to come. Click here for Dana O'Neil's wonderful on-site recap. Only two m...

    Blog | March 04, 2010