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  1. Ugly win over Texas reveals Kentucky's strengths, challenges

    Eamonn Brennan

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The student selected to participate in the halftime shooting contest was named "Mac Daddy," or at least that's what the Rupp Arena emcee called him. Mac Daddy's task was simple: Make a free throw, win John Calipari's autograph. Make...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  2. You Gotta See This: Mid-American

    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 04, 2013
  3. Ball State frosh wins tuition from half-court

    Eamonn Brennan

    Of all the random skills you can develop during high school gym class downtime -- from scrambling to finish neglected problem sets to dunking on an eight-foot rim; they are legion -- the ability to make a reasonable percentage of half-court shots has...

    Blog | August 19, 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. DePaul works volleyball into workouts

    Eamonn Brennan

    Never is the relative quiet of college basketball's offseason more apparent than in August. Summer recruiting is over. The draft is well behind us, as are most (if not all) coaching changes and transfers. Barring scandal or surprise, this is the part...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  6. Bubble Watch: Saturday winners and losers

    Eamonn Brennan

    In addition to plenty of just-plain-great games -- Louisville's win at Syracuse, Marquette's big home win over Notre Dame, that amazing Duke-Miami thriller at Cameron Indoor Stadium -- Saturday was also filled with bubble action, from the start of th...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  7. 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
  8. TMA: Florida is good, and now you know

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. But it doesn't matter what it is. What matters is its plan. No. 6 Florida 72, Florida State 47: We -- and by "we," I mean the collective college hoops consciousness ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  9. Racist graffiti found at Louis Orr's house

    Eamonn Brennan

    Care to test your faith in humanity? Read on. At about 10 a.m. Sunday morning, Bowling Green coach Louis Orr contacted police to report something he found written in chalk on his sidewalk at his home in the Stone Ridge Golf Club neighborhood of Bo...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  10. Jim Christian times Ohio return well

    Eamonn Brennan

    Anything can happen in the NCAA tournament. This is the undying, glorious truth about college basketball. Despite the huge differences in resources and opportunities afforded between the sport's elite Great Whites and mid-major minnows, once that ...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  11. The Sweet 16's most indispensable players

    Eamonn Brennan

    When North Carolina guard Kendall Marshall fractured his wrist in Sunday's win against Creighton, it was momentarily easy to forget Marshall isn't the most talented or productive player on his team. There's Tyler Zeller and Harrison Barnes and John H...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  12. Hoopsbag: Marathon hangover edition

    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 16, 2011
  13. TMA: Mississippi State's ugly start

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of the night's best basketball action. It apologizes for being a bit late, but it was up all night watching the JoePa mess unfold in real time. It should have just gone to bed. Akron 68, Mississippi State...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  14. Mark Montgomery embraces NIU challenge

    Eamonn Brennan

    Mark Montgomery had a good thing going. For the past decade, he has had one of the best seats in the house -- no matter what house you're talking about. Montgomery was an assistant coach at Michigan State under Tom Izzo during one of the program's...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  15. BGSU's 'Stroh Center Rap' a must-see

    Eamonn Brennan

    You have a new arena. You want to introduce fans to said arena. How do you go about doing it? You could issue a news release. You could film a guided tour. Or, you could do what Bowling Green did -- and create the single greatest arena-themed rap ...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  16. What about a mid-major challenge?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The idea of a mid-major vs. mid-major conference challenge isn't a totally new one. Readers are creative in this way, sending variations of high-major and mid-major early-season conference challenge ideas -- hey, what if we paired up the Atlantic-10 ...

    Blog | May 24, 2011