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  1. You Gotta See This: Horizon League

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know? Each day for the next month, we'll highlight the most important, interesting or just plai...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  2. On the hunt for post-realignment rivalries

    Eamonn Brennan

    In 1985, Philadelphia Inquirer photographer Tom Gralish won a Pulitzer Prize for his photo essay on the Philadelphia homeless. Gralish's work, composed in black and white, was stark and haunting, but for different reasons than you might expect. Not o...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  3. Everybody's on the realignment move

    Eamonn Brennan

    We have now entered conference realignment's Stage 3. Or is it Stage 4? It's hard to keep track. Part of the reason it's so hard to definitively describe the where we are in the realignment process is because Stage 1 remains alive and well. Confer...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  4. Thoughts on Saturday afternoon's action

    Eamonn Brennan

    Some scattered reflections on what turned out to be a rather tremendous afternoon of college hoops (Cory Joseph bobbleheads sold separately): Gonzaga gets its much-needed win. Forget an NCAA tournament at-large bid. For now, Gonzaga just needed t...

    Blog | December 18, 2010
  5. Oakland 'shocks' Tennessee at home

    Eamonn Brennan

    Why the scare quotes? Because this game -- a gutty 89-82 Oakland win at No. 7 Tennessee -- was not, despite all appearances to the contrary, all that shocking. Upset? Of course. Miracle in Knoxville? Not exactly. Sure, Tennessee has had one of ...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  6. Week in Review: Bummin' on Sparty

    Eamonn Brennan

    As we get set for a hoops-filled weekend, here's a linky look back on the week that was at the College Basketball Nation blog: After Michigan State's wide-margin defeat to Syracuse Tuesday, readers discussed whether it was fair to start worrying ...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  7. Illinois brought its women's ball, too

    Eamonn Brennan

    Tuesday night, amid all the Missouri-Vanderbilt fun, the Chicago Tribune's Chris Hine informed the world of an unbelievably strange occurrence at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Ill., the type of thing that makes you stop right in your Twitter tracks. Hi...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  8. TMA: Baffling upsets for everyone!

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best hoops action. It recommends not waiting too late to catch up on Boardwalk Empire. Montana 66, UCLA 57: Care for a quick look under the hood? If you scroll down a bit, you'll see obser...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  9. Pittsburgh begins Big East redemption

    Eamonn Brennan

    MILWAUKEE -- If the story of the tournament thus far is the number of upsets on hand, the underlying story has been the way those upsets have disproportionately sunk Big East teams. No. 11 Old Dominion outlasts No. 6 Notre Dame. No. 11 Washington...

    Blog | March 19, 2010
  10. Rapid reaction: Pittsburgh 89, Oakland 66

    Eamonn Brennan

    MILWAUKEE -- Please check your upset-laden March Madness at the door. David fought Goliath and, as is so often the case in college basketball, Goliath shrugged off the puny little slingshot and got down to the business of a beating. Some quick postga...

    Blog | March 19, 2010
  11. Halftime thoughts: Pittsburgh 39, Oakland 26

    Eamonn Brennan

    MILWAUKEE -- Some quick halftime thoughts from a game that looks unlikely to fall in line with the insanity of Thursday's upset bonanza: Pittsburgh has been able to get easy buckets in the paint almost at will. Oakland hung around for much of th...

    Blog | March 19, 2010