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  1. Position battles: Power forwards

    Dana O'Neil

    Some of the best one-on-one matchups will take place before the college basketball season tips off. They will come in the form of position battles within a team to determine a starter, which in some cases will shape an entire lineup. Starting with...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  2. A race to the finish for national player of the year in college b...

    Dana O'Neil

    The player-of-the-year race is heading into the home stretch. There are five worthy candidates, but proclaiming a winner isn't easy.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  3. Kevin Pangos, Kelly Olynyk travel different paths to find success...

    Dana O'Neil

    Kevin Pangos is Gonzaga's strait-laced, gym rat guard. Kelly Olynyk is its free-spirited, quirky big man. They've taken different paths to college basketball stardom, but the two hope to lead the Zags to new heights together.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  4. O'Neil: Hinkle Magic? Better believe it

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- When they finally cleared the court, after the mayhem had ended and the shock had at least abated if not entirely wore off, the little kids started shooting. It was already after midnight, well past their bedtimes, but their parents w...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Butler 64, Gonzaga 63

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A quick look at Butler's ridiculous 64-63 victory over Gonzaga that can be attributable to only one thing: Hinkle magic. Overview: They share the same nickname, same team colors and same resume. Once, Gonzaga was a m...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  6. Hinkle Magic as Butler Bulldogs defeat Gonzaga on buzzer-beater -...

    Dana O'Neil

    There's just something about this Butler program and that magical place it calls home that makes one believe anything is possible -- even Saturday night's stunning finish against Gonzaga.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  7. Noncon rivalries that should be rekindled

    Dana O'Neil

    Kentucky versus Indiana and the Border War are only on hiatus. That's what we'd like to believe. Eventually, the Wildcats and Hoosiers can find their way back to Bloomington and Lexington and that cooler heads will prevail in Kansas and Missouri. ...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  8. Buckeyes aim to get over Sweet 16 hump

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- The copiers had just stopped churning out box scores and the fans had barely made it to the exits before Ohio State's honeymoon officially ended. There should have been more time. The Buckeyes had just eliminated a Gonzaga team that ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 73, Gonzaga 66

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick thoughts from Ohio State's 73-66 win over Gonzaga in the third round of the NCAA tournament. Overview: No one will ever say Gonzaga is soft. No one will ever say Ohio State is just about Jared Sullinger. Not after this game....

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  10. Zags find tourney cure for season's woes

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- The month of March can be like a great big tub of aloe, here to cure all that ails you, make you forget everything that went wrong in the regular season. And surely a lot went wrong for Gonzaga this season, or at least by the Zags' i...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Gonzaga 77, W. Virginia 54

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick thoughts on Gonzaga's 77-54 victory over West Virginia on Thursday in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Overview: West Virginia traveled 75 miles for its second-round NCAA tournament game, Gonzaga 2,000. That was about r...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  12. Previewing Pittsburgh: Evening games

    Dana O'Neil

    No. 10 West Virginia (19-13) vs. No. 7 Gonzaga (25-6), 7:20 p.m. ET When the bracket came up and Gonzaga players saw they were traveling 2,000 miles across the country to play a team that had a simple bus ride up the highway, they didn't groan. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  13. Drexel gets early-morning win against Rider

    Dana O'Neil

    LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Bruiser Flint wanted to go to sleep, but he got sucked into the midnight tip between Gonzaga and Washington State and before he knew it the clock read 2 a.m. His wakeup call, all of a sudden, was a mere 90 minutes away. "...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  14. NBA draft surprises and disappointments of the past decade

    Dana O'Neil

    Dana O'Neil takes a look at college players from the past decade who have been pleasant surprises in the NBA. And the ones who have surprised in a bad way.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  15. Gonzaga Bulldogs' Steven Gray finds some answers on life-changing...

    Dana O'Neil

    He's scored more than 1,000 career points and been to three NCAA tournaments. He's acted in two theatrical productions at Gonzaga and traveled around the country. Steven Gray was looking for more. He found it in on a life-changing trip to Africa.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  16. Grading's preseason top 25 college basketball rankings

    Dana O'Neil

    It's time to hand out report cards for's preseason top 25.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2010