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  1. Weekend Homework: Smith, Napier to tango

    Dana O'Neil

    The national player of the year race is all but over, the anointing of Doug McDermott a mere formality of ballot tabulation and news-release mailing. But tucked in the undercard, some of the conference POY races could very well end up a pick 'em. ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  2. Weekend Homework: Friars big for Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    The creation of the Big East was predicated on a couple of key concepts: " Basketball-first, like-minded schools would be better served aligning themselves together than existing as football's forgotten baggage. Few would argue that point. " Th...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  3. Wooden Award preseason watch list includes freshmen, transfers fo...

    Dana O'Neil

    For the first time in its history, the preseason watch list for the John R. Wooden Award can include freshmen and transfers, and in this, the year of the freshman, the list is loaded with first-year players.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  4. Bracket reveal: Wooden Legacy

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. A thread of previews and info for all 11 tourneys can be found here. Tournament bracket for the Wooden Legacy. When and where: Nov. 28-29...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  5. Naturally, Duke wins with defense

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA - The sixth- and 24th-best offensive teams in the country got together for a little round-of-32 game in the NCAA tournament on Sunday evening. Naturally it went exactly as was expected. That is, what is to be expected from a game in t...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  6. News and notes from Philadelphia

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA -- By now most everyone with electricity has heard about Florida Gulf Coast coach Andy Enfield's wife, former model Amanda Marcum. The two met by chance when Enfield gave Marcum and a friend a lift to a 2003 NCAA tournament game in Bosto...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  7. Creighton's winning formula a simple one

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA -- In this, the season of grind-it-out, ugly-it-up defensive rock fights that are meant to be basketball games, there is still one truth basketball holds to be self-evident: The team that scores the most points wins. And if...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  8. A race to the finish for national player of the year in college b...

    Dana O'Neil

    The player-of-the-year race is heading into the home stretch. There are five worthy candidates, but proclaiming a winner isn't easy.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  9. My Saturday afternoon observations

    Dana O'Neil

    Just last week, NCAA tournament selection committee chair Mike Bobinski hosted the first of a handful of teleconferences heading toward Selection Sunday. It was just a day after Nerlens Noel tore his anterior cruciate ligament, so naturally Bobinski ...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  10. Bracket impressions: Dana O'Neil

    Dana O'Neil

    Bracket first impressions: Someone on the Selection Committee must be a frustrated screenplay writer. How else to explain the endless plots coursing through some of these regions? In the South, Kentucky will debut as the No. 1 overall seed a...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  11. Baylor Bears, Creighton's Doug McDermott enjoying their moment - ...

    Dana O'Neil

    In the second installment of Dana O'Neil's "In the Know" column, she buys in to Baylor and sings the praises of Creighton's Doug McDermott.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012