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  1. Kentucky frosh trying, and its a start

    Eamonn Brennan

    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- On Tuesday night, after Kentucky's loss at LSU, sophomore forward Alex Poythress assembled the Wildcats in his Baton Rouge hotel room. On the agenda was the most tried and true of sports traditions, something struggling teams attempt...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  2. Weekend Homework: Kentuckys next step

    Eamonn Brennan

    How impatient is John Calipari? On Monday, ahead of a trip to LSU, he admitted to reporters (in an otherwise characteristically positive news conference) that he just wished his young team was "further along." You know what happened next: The Wil...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  3. Tip sheet for the Tip-Off Marathon

    Eamonn Brennan

    The ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon is here, and with all due respect to Oregon's far-flung win over Georgetown in South Korea on Friday (and UConn's nervy victory over Maryland in less-far-flung Brooklyn), the marathon always feels like the offi...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  4. ESPN Tip-Off Marathon schedule/analysis

    Eamonn Brennan

    The best thing about the college basketball offseason is that it ends. The second best thing about the college basketball offseason is that when it ends, it ends so quickly and so exhaustively that within a few days you have to remind yourself that t...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  5. Bracket reveal: Old Spice Classic

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's Note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. Starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET, we'll unveil the final six: Charleston, 2K Sports, Diamond Head, CBE, Wooden and Maui. A thread of previews a...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  6. Five observations from Saturday afternoon

    Eamonn Brennan

    Earlier today, I wrote about the eventful day in the Big East, as Villanova upset No. 3 Syracuse and Louisville dropped its third in a row in a loss at Georgetown. Here are a few other afternoon thoughts from around the college hoops landscape: 1....

    Blog | January 26, 2013
  7. Pining for the uptempo hoops of old

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you're a denizen of the college basketball Internet, there's a good chance you have already seen SI writer Luke Winn's epic rewind of the legendary 1990 LSU-Loyola game, "The Lost Art of Scoring." If you haven't, go read it now. It's very good. ...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  8. SEC/Big East slate whets the appetite

    Eamonn Brennan

    The SEC/Big East Challenge may not quite have the longstanding cachet of its ACC/Big Ten brethren, nor should it. The ACC/Big Ten Challenge is 13 going on 14, and as the years piled up and the Atlantic Coasters just kept winning -- the ACC won the fi...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  9. What we learned from Saturday afternoon

    Eamonn Brennan

    At this point in the season, college hoops' biggest games come in two different sizes. There are: 1) genuinely big games and 2) genuinely big bubble games. We had a smattering of both categories this afternoon. We'll cover all of the evening actio...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  10. TMA: Monday night is upset night

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of the night's best basketball action. It needs to start getting more sleep. Davidson 80, No. 11 Kansas 74: You just kept waiting. Eventually, Kansas would take control of this game. Davidson would fade. I...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  11. LSU to erect statue in honor of Shaq

    Eamonn Brennan

    Lately, it's been hard to watch Shaquille O'Neal. The guy who won three MVP awards, who went to 15 All-Star Games, who averaged -- get this -- 35.7 points and 14.9 rebounds per game in the 2000, 2001 and 2002 NBA Finals ... well, that guy is gone ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  12. Best Case/Worst Case: SEC

    Eamonn Brennan

    The ESPN.com summer previewing tour continues every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with Summer Shootaround, our exhaustive August look at key college hoops conferences. In addition to helping out with the Shootarounds, yours truly will be adding some r...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  13. Is the ACC down? Not so fast

    Eamonn Brennan

    Georgia Tech blogger BirdGT at From The Rumble Seat has a beef with his fellow ACC fans. It goes a little somethin' like this: All I've heard lately is, "Our conference is down!" or "North Carolina is bad so everyone else sucks too!" or "The ACC w...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  14. The Morning After: Indiana fights back

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of the night's best action. Thought for the morning: Even if you have to work on Saturday, Friday still feels awesome. That never goes away. Why is that? What's so special about this day? Anyway, per the usua...

    Blog | February 05, 2010
  15. Saddle Up: Time to test Tech

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our nightly preview of the hoops your TV wants you to watch. Oh, come on. You can always record the new "Parks and Recreation." Catch it after the games! Anyway, here's Thursday night's rundown. No. 19 Georgia Tech at No. 9 Duke, 7 p...

    Blog | February 04, 2010
  16. Rutgers upsets Notre Dame, removes name from worst-BCS-team conte...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Oh, sure, a win over Notre Dame isn't exactly a season-maker. It's not like the Scarlet Knights toppled Syracuse or Villanova. Beating 2009-10's decidedly mediocre Fighting Irish isn't the stuff Disney movies are made of. But Rutgers' win did give th...

    Blog | February 01, 2010