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  1. Early-tourney exit potential for top 10

    Jordan Brenner

    With just two weeks until Selection Sunday, we might not know about tourney matchups yet, but key traits are readily apparent. And for fans of some of the best teams in the country, that means it's time to start worrying. Giant Killers IDs the mo...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  2. Kentucky Wildcats among teams with position logjams - College Bas...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner breaks down the biggest position logjams in college basketball. He specifically looks at Duke's wings, VCU's backcourt, and the Iowa and Kentucky frontcourts.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  3. 2013 NCAA tournament - Wichita State Shockers have more to give

    Jordan Brenner

    The Wichita State Shockers have reached the Final Four ... and they might have at least one more upset left in them.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  4. Deep tourney runs may be determined by x-factors like Duke's Rash...

    Jordan Brenner

    For a six-pack of NCAA tourney teams, a deep run may be determined by how "x-factors" -- players like Gonzaga's Gary Bell Jr. and Duke's Rasheed Sulaimon -- perform this month, writes Jordan Brenner in ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  5. Where top teams are vulnerable

    Jordan Brenner

    An upset, at its core, is composed of three parts. First, there are the underdog's weapons -- the things they do well enough to put them in position to win. There are the favorite's flaws -- the areas that can be exploited in a one-and-done...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  6. Where top teams like the Arizona Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils ar...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner explains the areas in which 10 of the nation's top teams could be vulnerable to upsets, both in the regular season and in the 2013 NCAA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  7. Coach K and the Blue Devils are better than last year but still h...

    Jordan Brenner

    In ESPN The Magazine, Jordan Brenner writes about how this year's Duke Blue Devils team is much different than last, yet there are still improvements needed for them to stay at the top.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  8. Mid-Major Power Rankings - Wichita State maintains top spot - NCB...

    Jordan Brenner

    ESPN Insider uses advanced metrics to track teams that might bust your brackets come March. In this week's edition of the Mid-Major Rankings, Jordan Brenner writes that the Wichita State Shockers have maintained their edge over Creighton and Saint Mary's.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  9. Michigan State's Tom Izzo always sets a tough schedule even thoug...

    Jordan Brenner

    The Carrier Classic signals the start of yet another early-season grind for Tom Izzo's Spartans, a practice many credit for MSU's NCAA tournament success. However, Jordan Brenner finds that strong nonconference scheduling earns you little in March.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  10. NCAA tournament: Giant Killers: This year's George Mason Patriots...

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner of the Giant Killers team evaluates the 2011 George Mason Patriots, who project as a team more likely to pull off an upset than their 2006 Final Four squad.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2011
  11. 2010-11 preview: Duke Blue Devils buzz with analysis from Bilas, ...

    Jordan Brenner

    The Summer Buzz series heads to Durham to check in with Coach K and the Blue Devils, including analysis from Jay Bilas, Doug Gottlieb, Fran Fraschilla and Joe Lunardi on Duke's 2010-11 outlook.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  12. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers: Updated ratings for all teams

    Jordan Brenner

    The Giant Killers series updates the ratings of both the potential Cinderellas and the likely high seeds in the NCAA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2010
  13. College Basketball - Duke Blue Devils survive backcourt shortage ...

    Jordan Brenner

    The Summer Buzz series checks in on Krzyzewskiville, where the Blue Devils seem to have solved their backcourt shortage and put themselves in position to have another big year.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2009
  14. College Basketball: Insider Intel: Villanova countered every styl...

    Jordan Brenner

    Villanova's versatile lineup has enabled the Wildcats to overcome a variety of styles on the way to the Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2009
  15. College Basketball - Insider Intel - An early look at Villanova-P...

    Jordan Brenner

    Pittsburgh has overcome three shaky offensive efforts by dominating the offensive glass, but that won't be enough to get past Villanova on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2009
  16. NCAA tournament - Insider Intel - Nova's guards can knock down an...

    Jordan Brenner

    Villanova plays a ton of guards, and their combination of strength and quickness produces huge matchup problems.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2009