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  1. Chris Collins brings hope to Northwestern Wildcats -- college bas...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Northwestern has never played in the NCAA tournament, and the gallows humor of its fans reflects that fact. But then Chris Collins showed up. And now everything just feels different. Will it be?

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  2. Indiana Hoosiers aim for conference double at Big Ten tournament ...

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Big Ten has been home to some of the best basketball we've seen all season. With several Final Four contenders and teams still on the NCAA tournament bubble, the league tournament in Chicago should provide more of the same.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  3. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Eamonn Brennan

    In a season characterized by uncertainty, it has been refreshing to have at least one thing to count on. The Big Ten was supposed to be the best conference in the country, and it has lived up to that billing and then some. After Thursday night's game...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  4. So, Wednesday night was wild

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here at the college hoops headquarters, we -- and by "we," I mostly mean our tireless editor, Brett Edgerton -- spend a lot of time trying to plan for a sport that is inherently unpredictable. It's just part of the gig, same as anything else...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  5. A primer for the Big Ten season -- college basketball

    Eamonn Brennan

    With the conference season set to get under way, Eamonn Brennan takes a look at what's in store for the Big Ten.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2012
  6. Northwestern lands (gasp!) top 100 recruit

    Eamonn Brennan

    There's a reason the best programs in the country compete for national titles every year, and a reason the Northwestern Wildcats are still (still!) looking for their first NCAA tournament berth of all-time: recruiting. The North Carolina's and Ken...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  7. The Morning After: Post-bracket edition

    Eamonn Brennan

    Usually, the Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. Today, it is a roundup of thoughts, links, reactions and other errata from the post-Selection Sunday maelstrom. (Also: MARCH MADNESS, baby! Wooo!) Hats off ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  8. The case for and against five NCAA 'snubs'

    Eamonn Brennan

    Say this for the NCAA: When it expanded the tournament to 68 teams, it accomplished at least one thing. It made your argument invalid. Once the province of outrage and disgust, the post-tournament bracket digestion process has become downright ...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  9. The Morning After: Bubble Watch edition

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. Yesterday, my editor worked 18 hours. When he arrived at the office, it was February. When he left, it was March. Sweet, glorious March. Which is a little like my arriv...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  10. 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
  11. NU fans not thrilled with coach's extension

    Eamonn Brennan

    Yesterday, in oh-so-quiet fashion, Bill Carmody inked a contract extension with the Northwestern Wildcats. If you're a teensy bit confused by that proposition, well, you're not the only one. Northwestern fans aren't exactly thrilled, either. Fi...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  12. For NU, good news and bad in loss

    Eamonn Brennan

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern's student section T-shirt slogan -- "Make Shots" -- isn't just dry-witted and cliche-free. It's also pretty solid basketball advice. Fitting, then, that these Northwestern Wildcats have to follow it so closely. When ...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  13. Bracketology reaction: The usual suspects

    Eamonn Brennan's Joe Lunardi -- perhaps you've heard of him -- just released his first Bracketology of 2011. The results are, as always, both enlightening and surprising. Some scattered thoughts therein: The photo and headline you see on the men's home...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  14. A look at what to expect in Big Ten play this season

    Eamonn Brennan

    With nonconference play drawing to a close, we take a look at the start of Big Ten play.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  15. Snoop, Kid Cudi bring Madness to NU

    Eamonn Brennan

    Musical guests at Midnight Madness are a relatively recent phenomenon. Drake showed up to Kentucky's Big Blue Madness last year, but he didn't perform. Yo Gotti is making the rounds again at Memphis this year, and that has at least one recruit's moth...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  16. Best Case/Worst Case: Big Ten

    Eamonn Brennan

    The summer previewing tour continues again this week with Summer Shootaround, our exhaustive August look at key college hoops conferences. In addition to helping out with the Shootarounds -- check out today's Big Ten preview here -- yours tr...

    Blog | August 30, 2010