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  1. Afternoon Links: When you were young

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we use a Windows PC for the first time since 2005. Submit links via Twitter. After Kentucky's loss, A Sea of Blue takes a deep, considered breath following Saturday's disappointing home loss to Florida, and thinks about w...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  2. Georgia walk-on tears ACL in military blast

    Eamonn Brennan

    Offseason college basketball injuries can take many forms, but this has to be a first. Incoming Georgia freshman Dusan Langura, a preferred walk-on who played his final two seasons of high school hoops at Furtah Prep in Acworth, Ga, is also a nati...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  3. Previewing the 2013 NCAA tournament's East Region - college baske...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan takes a closer look at the 2013 NCAA tournament's East Region, including players to watch and potential matchups to root for.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  4. A new recruiting world is nearly upon us

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's been a long time coming, but this week, the nature of college basketball recruiting will take a massive leap into the modern era. On June 15 -- this coming Friday -- the NCAA's new cell phone contact rules will go into place. For the first time ...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  5. Cincinnati Bearcats-Xavier Musketeers rivalry to neutral site, re...

    Eamonn Brennan

    The rivalry between Cincinnati Bearcats and Xavier Musketeers will take on a new look in 2012-13, when it will be played on a neutral court for the first time in 25 years, according to a report by the Cincinnati Enquirer.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  6. West Region breakdown - 2012 NCAA tournament

    Eamonn Brennan

    How will the West be won? Eamonn Brennan provides a breakdown of the region.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  7. A look back at November - college basketball

    Eamonn Brennan

    November is already over, and Eamonn Brennan takes some time to reflect on the first few weeks of what has already been a fascinating college hoops season.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  8. UConn's Alex Oriakhi miffed over new role

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Saturday, after a brilliant UCF performance handed them their first loss of the season in the Battle 4 Atlantis, the Connecticut Huskies held off Florida State for a tough and much-needed overtime win. There was some encouragement to take away ...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  9. Ron Everhart passes on Penn State

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here are the salient facts about the Penn State coaching search: It began because its former coach, Ed DeChellis, left Penn State to take the vacant job at Navy. Yes, Navy. Its first apparent candidate, Jeff Lebo, declined and chose to stay at ...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  10. Larry Drew II's departure from UNC ill-timed

    Eamonn Brennan

    Well, I can't say I saw that one coming. A couple weeks after losing his starting point guard spot to freshman Kendall Marshall, North Carolina junior Larry Drew II has decided to take his ball and go home. The news was first reported by'...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  11. Halftime thoughts: Duke 47, KSU 39

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A few quickly scribbled, semi-cogent thoughts from what has been an entertaining and well-played first half of basketball at the Sprint Center thus far: Curtis Kelly didn't take long to show why his talents are so highly regar...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  12. New Faces, New Places: Tracy Dildy

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Tracy Dildy feels good. It won't take him long to tell you why, and he won't modulate his volume when he does. "I'm at a great university," Dildy said. "I'm undefeated. What can you say right now? I'm in first place!" If part of bein...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  13. Afternoon Linkage: The bells of St. Mary's

    Eamonn Brennan

    Phew. Yesterday and today feel a little bit like off days after the madness of the first two rounds of the tournament. In that vein, what better time to take a link-bound look around the college hoopsosphere? We'll be in the midst of too much good ba...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  14. Kentucky basketball: Great program? Or the greatest program?*

    Eamonn Brennan

    That is a fair question to ask, is it not? After all, Monday night's impressive 88-44 romp over Drexel made Kentucky the first school to reach 2,000 wins in the history of college basketball. This is not a victory Kentucky fans are going to take ligh...

    Blog | December 22, 2009