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  1. Kansas still waiting on Selby clearance

    Eamonn Brennan

    Friday evening was more full of hoops news than you might have realized. Of course, there was the Eric Bledsoe stuff. But there was also this statement, released by Kansas media relations, from Kansas basketball coach Bill Self. The subject? Josh Sel...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  2. In Birmingham, teacher still hard to believe

    Eamonn Brennan

    Make no mistake: The Eric Bledsoe saga is over. The Birmingham Board of Education made its baffling decision, ruling that Bledsoe's transcript wouldn't be changed despite an independent report claiming his teacher was "not credible" on the matter of ...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  3. The strange ruling on Eric Bledsoe's grades

    Eamonn Brennan

    "We think you're lying, but we can't prove it. You're free to go." It sounds like bad dialogue on a network TV cop drama. (You know David Caruso's dropped that line at least five times. Then the sunglasses go on, and the magic happens.) But it's f...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  4. Summer Buzz: Kentucky Wildcats

    Eamonn Brennan

    For the next month or so, our friends at The Mag are previewing one high-profile school per day for their Summer Buzz series. For the sake of all that is synergistic, yours truly will be attempting the same, complementing each comprehensive Insider p...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  5. Family friends say they paid Bledsoe's rent

    Eamonn Brennan

    One portion of the New York Times' investigation into former Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe's eligibility issues focused on a landlord's claims that Bledsoe's high school coach paid about $1,200 of the player's rent in a neighborhood that allowed Bledso...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  6. Thursday's biggest draft winner: Kentucky

    Eamonn Brennan

    From a college basketball perspective, there was one big winner at Thursday night's NBA draft: the University of Kentucky men's basketball program. As if John Calipari needed to boost his NBA-friendly reputation any more. And yet he did: Calipari'...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  7. Eligibility is in schools' hands

    Eamonn Brennan

    Before last week's Eric Bledsoe quasi-bombshell, it was fair to say that most college hoops fans weren't all that familiar with the work of the NCAA's Eligibility Center. A week later, few of us are experts on the matter, but thanks in large part to ...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  8. Calipari earns some good press

    Eamonn Brennan

    It hasn't been the best week for John Calipari. The New York Times' report on the NCAA's investigation into Eric Bledsoe's collegiate eligibility -- including possible discrepancies in his transcripts, among other unsavory possibilities -- has, for b...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  9. Should UK have known better?

    Eamonn Brennan

    That's what a private investigator named Michael L. Buckner, who runs background checks on athletes, told the Lexington Herald-Leader's Jerry Tipton today regarding the Eric Bledsoe fracas that broke out Friday night: "Coaches at other schools know ...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  10. Bledsoe story leads crazy weekend

    Eamonn Brennan

    And no, I'm not talking about your sweet day party Saturday afternoon when you iced bros for hours on end. I'm talking, of course, about the weekend in college hoops. It was four days away from the computer for yours truly, four days of fingers twitc...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  11. It's simple: Poor shooting sends UK home

    Eamonn Brennan

    Sometimes, basketball games are decided in ways the eyes can't see. Sometimes, differences between the winning team and the losing team are imperceptible, made clear only through statistics -- cold, unbiased, objective numbers. Other times, basket...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  12. Being a freshman is hard

    Eamonn Brennan

    And being a freshman point guard is even harder. Concerned with evaluating Michigan's own freshman playcaller, the inconsistent-but-promising Darius Morris, UMHoops charted the performance of 16 froshes charged with leading college teams in their ...

    Blog | March 04, 2010
  13. The Morning After: Spartans lose, but how much?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. Try not to make it awkward. No. 16 Wisconsin 67, No. 5 Michigan State 49: Phew. Instead of trying to weave all of this into a coherent narrative -- because who do I...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  14. Afternoon Linkage: Court-storms for Haiti

    Eamonn Brennan

    Want to sneak something in the Afternoon Links? Follow me on Twitter and send me your stuff. Off we go: Storming The Floor came up with a fantastic idea yesterday. Since SEC commissioner (Who else hears Heath Ledger's Joker snarling "coMISSioner...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  15. The Morning After: Goliath takes a seat

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap post. Try not to make it awkward. South Carolina 68, No. 1 Kentucky 62: There's nothing quite like your roommate coming home from work, glancing at the game you're watching, and asking who South Carolina'...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  16. The Morning After: OSU bucks the trend

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap post. Try not to make it awkward. Ohio State 70, No. 6 Purdue 66: Evan Turner does bad things. You know this already. He did such things before the ugly back injury (which he suffered doing something aweso...

    Blog | January 13, 2010