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  1. Iowa State's win is Iowa's squandered shot

    Eamonn Brennan

    Iowa State's 85-82 victory over Iowa on Friday night was many things. It was a seminal moment, a truly great game, and a line of demarcation for two basketball programs that haven't had a truly marquee rivalry game since 1987, in a state that reall...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  2. Everybody's coming after Andrew Wiggins

    Eamonn Brennan

    No, we're not talking about the imbeciles on Twitter, the people who take time out of their day to write horrible things to an 18-year-old kid because he chose to attend a school different from the one they root for (and probably didn't even attend t...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. Cyclones, Buckeyes set for matchup dream

    Eamonn Brennan

    DAYTON, Ohio -- All season, Iowa State has been confounding opposing defenses with endless floor spacing and perimeter shooting. All season, Ohio State has breaking the wills of opposing perimeter players with endless defensive harassment. Unstopp...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  4. Hoiberg has Cyclones running and winning

    Eamonn Brennan

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Three years ago, Fred Hoiberg almost looked lonely. It was Hoiberg's first Big 12 media day as the coach at Iowa State, his alma mater, and when each coach sat down to field questions at their own folding table, the media scrum wen...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  5. Bubble Watch: Saturday winners and losers

    Eamonn Brennan

    In addition to plenty of just-plain-great games -- Louisville's win at Syracuse, Marquette's big home win over Notre Dame, that amazing Duke-Miami thriller at Cameron Indoor Stadium -- Saturday was also filled with bubble action, from the start of th...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  6. 10 coaches who could really play, too

    Eamonn Brennan

    Pardon my saying, but it is the opinion of this blog that you should immediately go read Jason King's distinctly fun collection of pixels ready for your retinas on something called ESPN.com today. Jason looks at college coaches who, despite all their...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  7. Fred Hoiberg rewarded with big extension

    Eamonn Brennan

    The man they call "The Mayor" -- one of the truly great nicknames in college hoops history -- won't be leaving his mayoral chair anytime soon. Because late Tuesday night, that chair became considerably more gilded. That's when Iowa State announced...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  8. Fred Hoiberg was better than you think

    Eamonn Brennan

    There's no mystery to it: Fred Hoiberg did an excellent job in his second season at Iowa State. He took in Minnesota castoff Royce White -- who struggled with anxiety and flamed out in epic fashion in Minneapolis -- and unleashed his unique and versa...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  9. What we learned from Saturday evening

    Eamonn Brennan

    Now that's a Saturday of basketball. Take a deep breath, count to 10 and check out yours truly's observations from the evening's games, including the insane Kansas-Missouri finale. For a recap of this afternoon's games, click here. No. 4 Missou...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  10. Royce White morphs into Cyclones' leader

    Eamonn Brennan

    All things considered, this was a rough start to the week for Iowa State forward Royce White. His much-improved, NCAA tourney-bid-hunting team had a big game at Texas Tuesday, and it nearly pulled off a road win. But "nearly" is the operative word...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  11. Xavier comeback highlights 'other' games

    Eamonn Brennan

    Hopefully, you ignored college football. Hopefully, you procrastinated putting up your Christmas decorations. Hopefully, after Kentucky's thrilling win over North Carolina this afternoon, you stayed plopped in that couch groove, remote in one hand an...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  12. Iowa State fans stoked on Royce White

    Eamonn Brennan

    We don't know how good Royce White is. We know that he was a well-regarded high school player, the No. 35 overall player in the class of 2009 to be exact. But because White self-destructed so fabulously at Minnesota -- a stretch that included his fam...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  13. Iowa State dismisses promising forward

    Eamonn Brennan

    If there are any murmurs of concern surrounding Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg's rapid rebuilding process in Ames, Iowa, those murmurs surround the high number of cast-off transfer players Hoiberg has signed since taking the job last summer. In lie...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  14. Royce White will wait a year, but oh well

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last night, news broke that former Minnesota forward -- and noted ne'er-do-well in his Gophers career -- Royce White was denied a waiver by the NCAA that would allow him to play at Iowa State this season. The basis of the waiver appeal was White's la...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  15. Fred Hoiberg doubles down with Chris Allen

    Eamonn Brennan

    Don't look now, but Iowa State is starting to look like a real basketball program again. At the very least, the Cyclones are getting very good at one thing: Scooping talented castoffs from Big Ten teams in the upper Midwest. First came Minnesota t...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  16. Royce White ends up a Cyclone

    Eamonn Brennan

    Royce White's first year as a college basketball player -- a huge misnomer, since White didn't play college basketball at all last year -- was a total whirlwind. So perhaps it's fitting White will end up a Cyclone. (Or maybe it's not fitting, and I j...

    Blog | July 12, 2010