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  1. Afternoon Links: Still Big Monday

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we urge you to vote for "Hoosiers". Submit links via Twitter. So you're feeling slightly let down by tonight's Iowa State-Texas matchup. Both lost on Sunday -- ISU at Texas Tech, Texas at home to Kansas. All of a sudden, ...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. Watch Cliff Alexander destroy other humans

    Eamonn Brennan

    For most of the 2014-15 season, Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander has only occasionally flashed hints of the towering, terrifying physicality that made him the nation's second-highest-ranked prospect in the Class of 2014 -- behind only Jahlil Okafor, A...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  3. Afternoon Links: Three dog shirt

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we get pumped for a trip to the Verizon Center tonight. Submit links via Twitter. Yesterday, we discussed the ongoing travails of referee Karl Hess, who was accused by a Mit Shah, an Atlanta-area CEO and former member of ...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  4. Jayhawks are tough, but are they good?

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday night, Kansas opened its Big 12 season against a Top 25 team that features one of the nation's best and physical rebounders on said Top 25 team's hostile home court. A pugilistic mess ensued. The No. 12 Jayhawks traded 52 possessions wit...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  5. Afternoon Links: Hypothetical history

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we try to avoid being subsumed by an encroaching obsession with Dragon Age: Inquisition. Submit links via Twitter. The "Should Tyler Ulis Take Andrew Harrison's Minutes?!" discussion is the wrong one to have about this Ke...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  6. Kansas' loss meant nothing (for Kansas)

    Eamonn Brennan

    A decade of hegemony is the gift that keeps on giving. Maybe, when Jayhawks families sit down for Christmas dinner Thursday, Kansas's past 10 years -- when they've reigned over 10 successive Big 12 regular-season conference championships -- can keep ...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  7. Can Kansas close the gap?

    Eamonn Brennan

    There's always an invisible line. In every team's season, there comes a time when the optimism must fall away. The time is different every season, and for every team, which makes it hard to precisely pinpoint. But every team has the threshold across ...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  8. Kansas winning ugly, but it's a start

    Eamonn Brennan

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- One might be inclined to think that after five straight wins -- including three in a row over Michigan State, Florida and Georgetown -- the Kansas Jayhawks are a pretty good basketball team. Not great, necessarily. Not vintage. Bu...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  9. Georgetown Hoyas wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Georgetown Hoyas became the latest athletes -- and the first in college basketball -- to don "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts before Wednesday night's game against No. 10 Kansas.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  10. On a revealing Sunday, Texas stays unbeaten

    Eamonn Brennan

    It wouldn't have been an upset. Not in Storrs, Connecticut. Not with Texas guard Isaiah Taylor still sidelined by a wrist injury. Not with Ryan Boatright running the show. At home, under these conditions, the Huskies had at least a 50-50 chance again...

    Blog | November 30, 2014
  11. Afternoon links: LaDontae Henton is in the building

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we plot the most scenic route between D.C. and Iowa. Submit links via Twitter. LaDontae Henton is not exactly coming out of nowhere: After all, he played big, efficient minutes for a very solid Providence team -- one that...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  12. The one-and-done era is here to stay

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball officially returns Friday night, and with it comes our first real look at a score of high-profile freshman stars: Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns and Trey Lyles, Kansas's Cliff Alexander and Kelly...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  13. Cliff Alexander steps into the void left by Andrew Wiggins and Jo...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Cliff Alexander went from unknown to high-end prospect. Now he arrives at Kansas with much to learn and yet expectations -- of the Jayhawks and of him -- at elevated levels.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  14. Five observations: Big 12 media day

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY -- Here are five quick observations from Wednesday's Big 12 media day at the Sprint Center: 1. Media days can be sleepy affairs. Coaches step to the podium for early-morning interviews, answer a couple of rote questions ("Could you tal...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  15. Bill Self has friends in high places

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here are a few new pieces of information I've learned on this fine Monday morning: Country music star Garth Brooks has launched a new world tour. His first show was at the AllState Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, on Friday night. Brooks is not, in...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  16. Top 50 coaches: No. 6 Bill Self

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 6: Kansas' Bill Self. On Monday, we release No. 5. Have you ever actually read the "Rules...

    Blog | June 27, 2014