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  1. You Gotta See This: MAAC

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know? Each day for the next month, we'll highlight the most important, interesting or just plai...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 95, Iona 70

    Eamonn Brennan

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Quick reaction to No. 2 Ohio State's 95-70 blowout of No. 15 Iona: Overview: Iona entered the tournament as an interesting potential upset candidate, a very efficient, up-tempo offensive group with an experienced scoring star in Ar...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  4. Iona's coaches keeping it casual

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Monday night, the Iona Gaels secured their second straight NCAA tournament appearance. This year -- rather than being gifted a totally surprising at-large pass by the selection committee -- they handled things the old-fashioned way, holding on for...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  5. Recapping Saturday afternoon's games

    Eamonn Brennan

    Some assorted thoughts on the bulk of Saturday's afternoon action: Baylor 64, No. 8 Kentucky 55: With the benefit of a couple months' distance, it's entirely likely we will look back at this game as nothing more than a good win for Baylor. We will...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  6. Paradise Jam Primer

    Eamonn Brennan

    Until Connecticut's opening day victory over Michigan State in Germany, there wasn't much reason to get excited about the 2012 Paradise Jam. And even after a gutty, fired-up UConn team showed us it's not ready to wither just yet, the P-Jam (which is ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  7. Jimmy Patsos in the tourney? Yes please

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Monday night, the NCAA tournament became approximately 8,000 times more quotable. Why? Because Loyola (Maryland) topped Fairfield in the MAAC tournament title game, 48-44, reaching the tournament for the first time since now-deceased, beloved form...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  8. What we learned from Saturday afternoon

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's OK to admit it: This is hardly the best Saturday we've seen this season. But here's the good news: It's Feb. 18. We're well within sniffing distance of Selection Sunday, and so every game is meaningful -- including, but certainly not limited to,...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  9. Missed Turkey Day's games? Catch up here

    Eamonn Brennan

    As much as I'd like to think that you spent all day furiously auto-refreshing the college hoops scoreboard, I know the deal. You were spending Thanksgiving like a normal person. You caught up with friends and family. You broke bread and got tired of ...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  10. 'Bag: On Memphis, mid-majors and Mizzou

    Eamonn Brennan

    Every week, your humble college basketball hoops blogger (er, me) will respond to your questions, comments and nonsensical rants in this here Hoopsbag. To submit a query, visit this page by clicking the link under my name in the upper right-hand corn...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  11. Lamont Jones goes from Zona to Iona

    Eamonn Brennan

    A few months ago, Lamont "MoMo" Jones was slicing and dicing the Duke Blue Devils on the way to a stunningly thorough Sweet 16 win. With the exception of Derrick Williams -- who posted a dominant 32-point, 13-rebound performance on his way to a near-...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  12. Early-season tournaments taking shape

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's that time of year, the time when the non-draft, non-silly-violation news centers on the fields for college basketball's wide array of early-season tournaments. And so it is today. The first bit of news comes by way of the Gazelle Group, which...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  13. Rapid Reaction: Purdue 65, St. Peter's 43

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- The chalk rolls on. This tournament began with a bang Thursday afternoon, but hasn't featured many upsets (or thrillers, for that matter) since. Purdue's never-in-doubt 65-43 win over No. 14-seed St. Peter's Thursday night was no differ...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  14. Previewing Chicago: The night games

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- A look at the night games being held here at the United Center: No. 14 seed St. Peter's (20-13) vs. No. 3 seed Purdue (25-7), 7:20 p.m. ET (TNT) How they got here: Few teams have succeeded despite adversity quite as well as the 2011 ...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  15. Tallying Saturday's winners and losers

    Eamonn Brennan

    The NCAA tournament bubble is a function of time and desperation. As the teams that make up this soft bubble inch toward Selection Sunday, every game is both a threat and and an opportunity. A win might seal your bid. A loss might put you away. That'...

    Blog | February 20, 2011
  16. AL: Geno Auriemma, soundbite master

    Eamonn Brennan

    Afternoon Links are exactly what they say they are. Send in your links and tips here. You can also e-mail me and hit me up on Twitter. After the Connecticut women pulled off the rather incredible feat of tying the John Wooden-era UCLA 88-game win...

    Blog | December 21, 2010