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  1. Afternoon Links: The 15th Challenge begins

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading a few hours ahead of the 15th Big Ten-ACC Challenge. (Not the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Now get it right or pay the price!) ESPN Insider John Gasaway checks in with his semi-annual preview/historical review of the Big Ten-ACC Chal...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  2. Tourney Draft: Back to the drawing board

    Eamonn Brennan

    When last we convened to take stock of the standings in our 2013 Tourney Draft -- wherein myself and my colleagues Myron Medcalf, Jason King and John Gasaway get together, draft tournament teams and talk a fair deal of lighthearted smack -- we had ju...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  3. Tourney Draft update: Medcalf on the brink

    Eamonn Brennan

    As you may or may not know, a week ago -- just after the bracket was announced -- I and my colleagues Myron Medcalf, Jason King and John Gasaway gathered for our second-annual ESPN.com NCAA Tourney Draft. Unlike the usual bracket structure, the objec...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  4. Conference Power Rankings: Atlantic 10

    Eamonn Brennan

    If someone tells you they know how to rank all 16 Atlantic 10 teams at this point in the 2012-13 season, that person is lying. To be honest, I was tempted to update John Gasaway's Tuesday Truths efficiency margin data to include Wednesday and Thursda...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  5. ESPN Tourney Draft: Brennan at the bat

    Eamonn Brennan

    Two weeks ago, just after the selection committee released the field and just before the play-in games got underway, we decided to take on the tournament prediction process in a slightly different way. Myself, John Gasaway, Jason King and Mark Schlab...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  6. Last reminder: UK's offense still really good

    Eamonn Brennan

    Exactly two weeks ago, Basketball Prospectus and ESPN Insider's John Gasaway noted in his (totally indispensable) Tuesday Truths column that Kentucky, for all the understandable and warranted enthusiasm about Anthony Davis's incredible, athletic shot...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  7. TMA: Mini-Bubble Watch edition!

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. It highly recommends John Gasaway's treatise on the historical origins and context of the Ratings Percentage Index. Essential reading. I have a bad memory. It's one ...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  8. Damian Lillard drawing NBA attention

    Eamonn Brennan

    Back in December, Basketball Prospectus and ESPN Insider scribe John Gasaway -- who made a guest appearance on our podcast this week, which I will now shamelessly plug -- noticed a rather remarkable trend: In 2011-12, some of the top scorers in the c...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  9. Brad Stevens embraces advanced statistics

    Eamonn Brennan

    This is nothing new, of course. Butler coach Brad Stevens has openly cited the importance of Ken Pomeroy's web site in past interviews. He's written the foreword in recent editions of Basketball Prospectus. Only those that haven't been paying attenti...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  10. Emmert no fan one-and-done, either

    Eamonn Brennan

    Do you think college hoops would be better off going two-and-through? (Eternal colloquialism hat tip: John Gasaway.) Does your particular moral code make you feel queasy about a system that prevents elite high school players from taking their talents...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  11. A.L.: Clemson gets insane, too

    Eamonn Brennan

    Afternoon Links are exactly what they say they are. Send in your links and tips here. You can also e-mail me and hit me up on Twitter. Remember when John Gasaway (and subsequently yours truly) told you about Illinois' historically brilliant shoot...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  12. Afternoon linkage: Today in non-Tyler Smith news

    Eamonn Brennan

    John Gasaway takes a brief glimpse at how zone defense affects shot selection -- We assume it forces offenses to take more threes, but is that really true? The answer is yes, by an extra three for every 10 minutes of basketball played. That's not a h...

    Blog | January 08, 2010