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  1. Weekend Homework: 'Fun' for Iowa

    Dana O'Neil

    Here's hoping someone fits Fran McCaffery with a straitjacket on Sunday afternoon. The Iowa Hawkeyes might need it. Fresh off his one-game suspension following a wild outburst during Iowa's game against Wisconsin, McCaffery returns to the sidel...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. Iowa State Cyclones versus Iowa Hawkeyes college basketball has m...

    Dana O'Neil

    There was a time when Iowa and Iowa State carried some weight in college basketball. After a long layoff, the two teams are nationally relevant again.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  3. A great recruiter is good, but not enough

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA -- Andrew Francis sat in a hotel meeting room this past April, one of a handful of young assistant coaches assembled for a seminar. Sitting in the audience was another top assistant, a guy with a reputation as an outstanding recruiter. ...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  4. Temple takes subway, runs over No. 3 Duke

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA -- Temple took the subway to its basketball game on Wednesday night, hopping a ride on the Broad Street Line from North Philly to South, home of the Wells Fargo Center. The ride was more symbolic than playful to head coach Fran Dunphy...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  5. Philly coaches unite for movie premiere

    Dana O'Neil

    From the only-in-Philadelphia file ... On Friday night at the Kimmel Center, The Mighty Macs, a movie about the famed Immaculata women's basketball team and their legendary coach Cathy Rush, premieres. Along with it being about a Philly team, it's...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  6. Coaching survey: Late-game situations

    Dana O'Neil

    NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- During last week's EYBL Peach Jam, ESPN.com surveyed 15 head coaches on a range of topics. Here are their responses on a topic involving their fellow coaches. There are five seconds left in a tie game. Your opponent has the ...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  7. Coaching survey: Smartest guys around

    Dana O'Neil

    NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- During last week's EYBL Peach Jam, ESPN.com surveyed 15 head coaches on a range of topics. Here are their responses on a topic involving their fellow coaches. Who is the smartest coach in college basketball right now? Ric...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  8. Dana O'Neil: New Iowa coach Fran McCaffery is looking forward to ...

    Dana O'Neil

    The sound of rebuilding? New Iowa coach Fran McCaffery has heard it before. While some might think it's a crazy move, Iowa City is where McCaffery wants to be.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  9. Underappreciated Magee takes aim at 1,000

    Dana O'Neil

    The all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history had big plans for the night he stepped into the record books. "I'm going to make my wife stay up and tell me how great I am," Herb Magee said as he drove home. "She'll be begging me to let ...

    Blog | February 23, 2010
  10. The A-10 runs through Philly

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA - Forget Ohio. The Atlantic 10 title will go through Philadelphia this year. For the past three years, Xavier has had a stranglehold on the conference crown, racking up three regular-season titles and a Memphis-is-to-Conference USA...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  11. Unexpected showdown: No. 1 KU at Temple

    Dana O'Neil

    Stuck in Chicago on New Year's Eve morning thanks to bad weather on the East Coast, Fran Dunphy said what every weary traveler says when faced with frustration: "There's nothing we can do about it." A month ago, basketball brains might have said ...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  12. From the Ivy to the A-10, Dunphy fits just right in Philly

    Dana O'Neil

    Fran Dunphy had his skeptics when he made the transition from Penn to Temple. There were questions about his ability to translate his success from the Ivy to the A-10. A conference championship in his second season answers a lot of those questions, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2008