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  1. Roundball chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  2. Video results for "marathon"

  3. What now for Duke, KU, UK and MSU?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Now that you've had a morning to absorb and digest every narrative and storyline from the 2013 Champions Classic -- to say nothing of the Tip-Off Marathon, which contained multitudes -- one thing should be clear: You're going to be hearing a lot abou...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Figuring out what is next for Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and ...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and Kansas all learned valuable lessons at the Champions Classic. So, now, where do they go from here?

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  6. 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
  7. B1G/ACC Challenge matchups announced

    Eamonn Brennan

    These days, college basketball has a flurry of early season events; it's not just Maui anymore. There are aircraft carriers and U.S. Army bases and the Champions Classic and the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon and the Battle 4 Atlantis and whatever else Michig...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  8. Down with the conference tournament

    Eamonn Brennan

    You don't know how it happens. I never do. You blink once and it's mid-November and we're guzzling from the firehose that is the Tip-Off Marathon, finally and mercifully -- after a brutal offseason of recruiting news and realignment rumors and coache...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  9. Tennessee outlasts Texas A&M in 4 overtimes

    Trae Golden scored a career-high 32 points to lead Tennessee to its fifth straight win, a 93-85 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday in a marathon four-overtime game.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  10. No. 21 Notre Dame goes to OT again, fends off DePaul

    Jerian Grant scored 21 points, including a big three-point play in overtime, to lift No. 21 Notre Dame to an 82-78 win over DePaul on Wednesday night, beating the Blue Demons in overtime for the second time in 11 days.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  11. Notre Dame Fighting beat Louisville Cardinals in magical marathon...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Notre Dame's five-overtime victory over Louisville included many of the elements that are wrong about college basketball. But in the end, the game also was a reminder of basketball's magical possibilities.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2013
  12. NJIT 83, Chicago St. 78

    NJIT 83, Chicago St. 78

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 12, 2013
  13. ACC/Big Ten: Leftover first night thoughts

    Eamonn Brennan

    In lieu of four or five small blog posts -- and before we move on to Night 2 of the marathon -- here are a few random thoughts left over from my delirious viewing of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, Night 1: I still think NC State is overrated, but at ...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  14. Indiana fans prepare for Knight broadcast

    Eamonn Brennan

    The other day, in the midst of the Tip-Off Marathon madness, my buddy emailed me with a screengrab from this ESPN Media Zone schedule. He pointed to Monday's Legends Classic opener, Indiana vs. Georgia, and the announcing team scheduled to call the g...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  15. Saddle Up: Wisconsin heads south

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semidaily preview of the night's best basketball action. Its circadian rhythm is going to be off for a little while. No. 22 Wisconsin at No. 10 Florida, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2: The Tip-Off Marathon is over, and the natural inclination i...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  16. Seth Curry takes ownership for Blue Devils

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Seth Curry was the last Duke player to come onto the court for a shootaround Tuesday afternoon. He had a cameo or two on the court. But he didn't do much. Who knows how long he'll have to be a part-time practice player. But the Blue ...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  17. Best and worst of the 2012 Tip-Off Marathon

    Myron Medcalf

    Before handing out my superlatives, let's dive right into what I think would be the 2012 All-Marathon Team: G Michigan State's Keith Appling: 19 points in Michigan State's 67-64 win over Kansas G Gonzaga's Gary Bell Jr.: 15 points in Gonzaga's 84...

    Blog | November 14, 2012