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  1. Another way to look at UConn's title

    Eamonn Brennan

    The image was indelible, the implication lasting. As the confetti fell in Houston and the programmers queued up "One Shining Moment," NCAA tournament committee chairman Gene Smith stood side-by-side with Connecticut coach and now three-time nation...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  2. Let us never speak of expansion again

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last night, as the college hoops viewing public frantically scrambled to find TruTV on their cable packages -- come on, guys, it's not that hard -- and the first two games of the NCAA's new First Four unfolded in occasionally interesting fashion, one...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  3. Bracket Impressions: Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan

    Ten thoughts at the end of a debate-worthy night in college basketball: 1. Before we get to the bracket that is, let's talk about the bracket that should be. In other words, let's talk about Colorado. How can I put this nicely? The Buffaloes got j...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  4. Gene Smith addresses media

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you think you've had a busy week, imagine being Ohio State athletics director Gene Smith. On Tuesday, Smith spent the better part of his day dealing with Tressel-Gate 2011. (For more on that gag-worthy display, read our own Mark Schlabach's excell...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  5. NCAA sticks with Dayton for First Four

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the end, the NCAA chose the unsurprising, boring, and ultimately sensible choice: The First Four will be held in Dayton, Ohio, the site of the NCAA tournament play-in -- er, "opening round" -- game for the past 10 years, according to a statement f...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  6. Gene Smith already noodling play-in games

    Eamonn Brennan

    The college basketball offseason has at least one more big story to offer us before it recedes into the summer wilderness: Play-in games. When the Division I men's basketball committee decided to stop NCAA tournament expansion at three teams -- mo...

    Blog | June 21, 2010