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  1. Wake AD tries to smooth things over

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, Wake Forest radio announced it would discontinue the live call-in portion of its weekly coach's show with head coach Jeff Bzdelik. Athletic director Ron Wellman said the decision was made because fans had a tendency to "preach," and "this ...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  2. Questions in Memphis getting louder

    Eamonn Brennan

    Needless to say, the Memphis Tigers did not begin yet another promising season the way anyone, least of all their fourth-year head coach, would have wanted. After early-season tuneups against North Florida and Samford, the then-No. 19-ranked Tiger...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  3. Coach K's legacy streaked with gold

    Eamonn Brennan

    "It's tough for me to say it [from these] lips, but I love that guy. I love him." That's Chris Paul, a former Wake Forest Demon Deacon, talking about the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils, Mike Krzyzewski, just after the United States men's baske...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  4. UNLV still stacking top-100 talent

    Eamonn Brennan

    When Dave Rice was installed as UNLV's newest head coach last spring, he spoke frequently about putting the running back in Runnin' Rebels. In its glory days under Jerry Tarkanian, UNLV was a high-tempo, run-and-gun team. Former coach Lon Kruger w...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  5. Alabama fan has incredibly distracting face

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's one thing to make a blown-out head of a player you cheer for, or your team's head coach, or even your favorite cultural figure from the past 20 years. (Mine would probably be Kanye West. Or maybe President Bartlett from "West Wing." Tough call.)...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  6. Utah's season keeps getting worse

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's a year of firsts for Utah. It's the first post-realignment season as a member of the Pac-12. It's head coach Larry Krystkowiak's first year at the program. With all these firsts, you'd think they'd be some sort of program momentum at work here, ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  7. George Mason's backcourt takes another hit

    Eamonn Brennan

    This was going to be a big year for George Mason. The Patriots have a new head coach in Paul Hewitt. They have a coterie of returning talent from a team that won a tough Colonial Athletic Association and made it to the second round of the NCAA tourna...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  8. Missouri AD supports Haith -- for now

    Eamonn Brennan

    Since the Nevin Shapiro mess dropped on Miami's head, the key college hoops questions have been as follows: What will Missouri do -- what can Missouri do -- about new head coach Frank Haith? Administrative leave? Termination? Or nothing at all? Th...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  9. Memphis avoids violation with top recruit

    Eamonn Brennan

    Memphis fans had reason to be slightly nervous these past few months, and not only because head coach Josh Pastner seems intent on cramming yet more work into his already insane regimen. No, for a little while there, it seemed as though the Tigers co...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  10. Blaine Taylor loses the 'stache

    Eamonn Brennan

    What a horrible day for Blaine Taylor's mustache. And, therefore, the world. Yes, Taylor -- the gruff, rumpled head coach of the Old Dominion Monarchs -- made a rather drastic decision Thursday. After almost three decades of unbridled awesomeness,...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  11. Chambers wants new Pitt-Penn State rivalry

    Eamonn Brennan

    When you're a new, young head coach at a place like Penn State -- whose last coach saw Navy as a more desirable position and is going to be rebuilding for at least a few years -- you have to bring some added excitement. Pat Chambers is a pretty excit...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  12. The CAA perspective on Hewitt's hire

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Saturday, George Mason filled its vacant coaching position with as big a name as George Mason was ever going to land: former Georgia Tech head coach Paul Hewitt. The hire has sprouted plenty of reaction, most notably that of our own Andy Katz, ...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  13. Pitino won't coach Puerto Rico after all

    Eamonn Brennan

    In December, Louisville coach Rick Pitino announced that he had agreed to take a summer job. In the summer of 2011, Pitino would serve as head coach of the Puerto Rico national team in the FIBA Tournament of the Americas, with an eye on qualification...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  14. Kelvin Sampson, NBA head coach?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Talking about falling upward. When Kelvin Sampson resigned his prestigious coaching position at Indiana amid a phone call scandal that crippled the Hoosiers and earned him a five year show-cause penalty -- just about the harshest individual penalt...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  15. 2011 NCAA national championship game: If I was Connecticut Huskie...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan offers a game plan for Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun ahead of the Huskies' championship matchup with Butler.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2011
  16. When Isaiah Thomas met Isiah Thomas

    Eamonn Brennan

    That's right. Isaiah Thomas, the Washington guard who's quietly making a case for Pac-10 (and even national) player of the year honors, was named after the former Pistons guard, current FIU head coach, and formerly disastrous New York Knicks general ...

    Blog | February 03, 2011