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  1. How sweet is the Sweet 16? Depends on whom you ask -- NCAA tourna...

    Dana O'Neil

    The Sweet 16 still matters, but it's just not as sweet for everyone as it used to be. Once the barometer for success, the regional semifinals are now as much a measure of failure.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  2. Rapid Reaction: Syracuse 75, Kansas St. 59

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH - Quick thoughts on Syracuse's 75-59 win against Kansas State in the third round of the NCAA tournament. Overview: Syracuse found the easiest way to change the narrative on its NCAA tournament run - play like a top seed. Since the br...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  3. 2012 NCAA tournament -- Kansas State Wildcats hold Jamar Samuels ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Kansas State senior forward Jamar Samuels did not play against Syracuse in the third round of the East Regional of the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2012
  4. Previewing Pittsburgh: Saturday's games

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Here's a quick rundown of what to look for in Saturday's third-round games at Consol Energy Center: No. 1 seed Syracuse (32-2) vs. No. 8 Kansas State (22-10), 12:15 p.m. ET One looks like The Thinker, pensively holding his chin in...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  5. Martin, Kansas State shrug off insults

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Lourdes Martin came to the United States from Cuba, fleeing Fidel Castro's reign. She landed first in New Jersey before finding comfort in the familiarity of Little Havana in Miami. That's where her son, Frank, was born. After her hu...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: Kansas St. 70, So. Miss 64

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick thoughts from Kansas State's 70-64 victory over Southern Mississippi in the second round: Overview: Frank Martin likes to say his team is one of the hardest working in the country. Kansas State needed to be that and more agains...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  7. Previewing Pittsburgh: Afternoon games

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Here's a quick rundown of what to look for in Thursday's afternoon games at Pittsburgh: No. 8 Kansas State (21-10) vs. No. 9 Southern Miss (25-8), 12:40 p.m. ET Back when he was an assistant at Cincinnati, Frank Martin watched Lar...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  8. Bracket impressions: Dana O'Neil

    Dana O'Neil

    Bracket first impressions: Someone on the Selection Committee must be a frustrated screenplay writer. How else to explain the endless plots coursing through some of these regions? In the South, Kentucky will debut as the No. 1 overall seed a...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  9. In The Know -- Champ Week, underrated teams, mascots and more -- ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Champ Week, underrated teams and mascots are in the spotlight.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  10. Opportunity knocked: Who answered?

    Dana O'Neil

    RALEIGH, N.C. -- In late February, a weary salesman comes knocking on plenty a college basketball locker room door. His name is Opportunity and he's got a great pitch to peddle -- take advantage of me, of my one-time, two-time, three-time offer an...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  11. Defiant kindergartener goes viral in Kansas

    Dana O'Neil

    Frank Martin has to appreciate Emma Burton. She not only is a Kansas State fan, but she's cut from the coach's same fiery cloth. The kindergartner recently refused to color a Kansas Jayhawk during class, explaining that she and her family were ...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  12. PSU's Pat Chambers: 'It's somber here'

    Dana O'Neil

    Geno Thorpe, a Pittsburgh-area talent who was being recruited by the Panthers as well as Kansas State and Wisconsin, announced on Tuesday that he would attend Penn State. It was a huge scoop for new coach Pat Chambers, one that typically would res...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  13. Bill Self, Frank Martin react to A&M's move

    Dana O'Neil

    Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12, officially giving notice to the league that as soon as the SEC (or any conference I suppose) gives the nod, the Aggies are gone. Like last summer, when Nebraska bolted for the Big Ten and Colorado for the Pac-1...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  14. Bracket reveal: Diamond Head Classic

    Dana O'Neil

    Tournament bracket for the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic When and where: Dec. 22-23, 25 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii Initial thoughts: This looks like Xavier's tournament to lose. ... Interested to see how Frank Martin ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  15. 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
  16. Lon Kruger and his squeaky-clean image match well with Oklahoma S...

    Dana O'Neil

    Lon Kruger loves challenges. Oklahoma basketball needs a coach beyond reproach. It appears the two are an ideal match.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011