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  1. Rivalries that should never be touched and those that should be r...

    Dana O'Neil

    College basketball has its rivalries; Villanova and Syracuse got back together over the weekend, and Louisville and Kentucky will butt heads this coming weekend. Some rivalry games should never be altered, and some that have gone away need to return.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2014
  2. Big East Conference at a basketball crossroads entering second se...

    Dana O'Neil

    The "new" Big East is at a critical juncture entering its second year. In order for the league to return to national prominence, its original members must win now.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  3. College basketball ready for some awkward gatherings

    Dana O'Neil

    It's an odd meeting of basketball conferences this week as leagues hold their annual preseason gatherings. This awkwardness will be a time to say hello and goodbye and what are we doing here.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  4. Smith is big question for Georgetown

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- It's just one hour into the official start of the season and already John Thompson III wishes he could talk about someone other than Joshua Smith. That doesn't make him unusual. Coaches like nothing less than talking about guys ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  5. The nonconference games we'd love to see

    Dana O'Neil

    We've officially judged and juried every nonconference schedule. Kudos to the teams that had the nerve to schedule bravely. Your just rewards could come in March, when the selection committee recognizes the merits of playing tough opponents, even if...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  6. Nonconference schedule analysis: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    This week, ESPN.com is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Next up: the Big East. BUTLER Toughest: Old Spice Classic (Nov. 28-Dec. 1 in Orlando, Fla.), Purdue (Dec. 14 in Indianapolis) Ne...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  7. 2013 NCAA tournament - Florida Gulf Coast upset No. 2 Georgetown,...

    Dana O'Neil

    A risky and gutsy alley-oop put the exclamation point on Florida Gulf Coast's magic March moment -- an upset of No. 2 Georgetown -- writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2013
  8. Dana O'Neil's first bracket impressions

    Dana O'Neil

    It's so easy to bash the bracket and, by extension, the NCAA tournament selection committee. But this is also a subjective process, where beauty is in the eye of the computers and still, the beholder. The country will never see eye-to-eye with the...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  9. Syracuse Orange beat Georgetown Hoyas as Big East rivalry ends -...

    Dana O'Neil

    Syracuse got the last laugh against Big East foe Georgetown in a game that did the old rivalry proud, a white knuckle 58-55 overtime win. And Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim made sure his players understood the rivalry's significance.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  10. Georgetown shows it's more than Porter

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- After his team was all but decimated by Georgetown in the regular-season finale, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim lamented that he didn't care how much Otto Porter Jr. scored against the Orange, he wanted them to shut down the Hoyas' backcourt....

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  11. Syracuse-Georgetown is fitting for the final Big East tournament ...

    Dana O'Neil

    As the Big East prepares to close its doors, Syracuse-Georgetown at Madison Square Garden is the only appropriate way to go out, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  12. O'Neil: Thompsons get last laugh

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- The two bookends sat in the front and back of the room, one tucked behind the television cameras, the other before them. It's been that way for some time for John Thompson Jr. and John Thompson III, though the roles have reverse...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: G'town 61, Syracuse 39

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A quick look at Georgetown's 61-39 win over Syracuse on Saturday. Overview: The rivalry is officially closed. Syracuse will head into the record books with the overall series lead. But Georgetown took the last two, and trust me...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  14. Thompson family and their Georgetown Hoyas send Syracuse packing ...

    Dana O'Neil

    A father who helped start the rivalry. A son who closed it out with a resounding victory. On a nostalgic day in the nation's capital, John Thompson III's Hoyas pounded Syracuse for the Big East title and John Thompson Jr. got the last laugh.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2013
  15. Conference Power Rankings: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    And so here we are at the end of the Big East regular season, and yet we're back where we started. The league is still unsettled and undecided, but the same team picked at the beginning is back at the top, and that's Louisville. 1. Louisville. Don...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  16. Villanova grabs tourney ticket, definitively

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA -- Jay Wright was sitting at J.D. McGillicuddy's doing his radio show Monday night when the Villanova coach glanced up at one of the television screens in the restaurant. He looked right in time to see the most popular graphic of the ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013