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  1. Virginia, the underdog favorite

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- They put Virginia in the New York Knicks' locker room. It's the cushiest space, bigger than the visitors' rooms in Madison Square Garden, lined with plush carpeting and tricked out with wooden stalls. It's meant to be a reward, an hono...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  2. 2013 Final Four - Injured Louisville Cardinal Kevin Ware is talk ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Louisville's injured Kevin Ware remained the talk of the team and the talk of the town. His teammates have fed off their fallen teammate as an inspiration but now need to make sure the attention doesn't become a distraction.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  3. Self sold Jayhawks on winning it all

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW ORLEANS -- Of all the players scattered throughout the Kansas locker room, perhaps none is more qualified to offer insight to Bill Self than Niko Roberts. The deep reserve has known the coach practically his whole life, dating back to 1996 whe...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  4. 2012 Final Four - Bill Self is having the time of his life coachi...

    Dana O'Neil

    No one expected Kansas to be facing Kentucky for the national title. Which is precisely why Bill Self is having so much fun.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  5. 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
  6. 10 lessons learned in men's college basketball offseason

    Dana O'Neil

    A busy offseason received a reprieve of sorts with the early-entry withdrawal deadline. What have we learned?

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  7. Keeping Stevens a priority for Butler AD

    Dana O'Neil

    HOUSTON -- Standing inside the locker room door minutes after Butler beat Virginia Commonwealth to advance to its second improbable national championship game in a row, athletic director Barry Collier was asked the inevitable buzzkill question: Wh...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  8. Nored ready for title-game challenge

    Dana O'Neil

    He is the most affable, likable and quotable guy in the Butler locker room, a kid who answers direct questions in anecdotes and can spin a yarn with the best of them. Ask him how he'd defend President Barack Obama, he has an answer. "I want him...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  9. Jared Sullinger vows he will return to Ohio State

    Dana O'Neil

    Jared Sullinger said he would not be entering his name for the NBA draft and would return for his sophomore season.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  10. NCAA tournament: Butler Bulldogs forward Matt Howard leads by exa...

    Dana O'Neil

    Matt Howard's pragmatic, bullish approach to couture and basketball has Butler back in the Sweet 16.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2011
  11. New Faces, New Places: Milan Brown

    Dana O'Neil

    When Milan Brown gathered his Holy Cross basketball team for the first time, he told them he understood their frustration. He empathized over the revolving door that had spun three coaches in and out of the locker room in as many years and he promise...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  12. Baylor: Something special is happening

    Dana O'Neil

    HOUSTON -- The picture shows the Baylor team huddled up at midcourt and just two words appear above the photo: We're Special. The makeshift fliers hung everywhere inside the Bears' locker room, taped to the doors, the walls, above lockers and o...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  13. Orange just the start for Hoyas

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- The sign on the locker room said, 'Georgetown.' The players were wearing Georgetown uniforms. And the scoreboard said that Georgetown had won, that the Hoyas had just beaten the No. 1 seed and the prohibitive favorite in the Big Eas...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  14. Big East tournament: Georgetown Hoyas not satisfied with win over...

    Dana O'Neil

    Georgetown isn't satisfied with just beating Syracuse. The Hoyas want to win the whole Big East tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2010
  15. Dana O'Neil: The "other" Sutton quietly thrives

    Dana O'Neil

    You've heard of his brother and legendary father. But Scott Sutton? The would-be businessman who has instead quietly turned Oral Roberts into a small-school power? Perhaps not ... and that suits him just fine.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2010
  16. A crucial win for Indiana

    Dana O'Neil

    Tom Crean was heading into the locker room for his pregame talk when he heard that Pam Morgan, Maurice Creek's mother, had just walked into the building. Without thinking, Crean asked Morgan to come speak to his team, her son's teammates. "It c...

    Blog | December 31, 2009