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  1. Top 50 coaches: No. 17 Mark Few

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: Over the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 17: Gonzaga's Mark Few. On Thursday, we release No. 16. The 2009-10 season, when Butler was...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Weekend Homework: Zags' shaky finish

    Eamonn Brennan

    Has any Gonzaga team in the past decade ever been more relieved to win a late-season game against a .500 team? Whatever was going through the Bulldogs' heads after Thursday night -- good win, let's go have a sandwich, what kind of sandwiches are avai...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  3. You Gotta See This: WCC

    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 14, 2013
  4. Here comes the Gonzaga backlash

    Eamonn Brennan

    Honestly, it's like some people can skip an entire decade. It's like some people went straight from the "aww, what a nice run, Gonzaga sure is cute" Cinderella attitude of 1999 to "wait, Gonzaga is going to be No. 1 seed?" It's like this weird swa...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  5. Poll Thoughts: Zags on the mountaintop

    Eamonn Brennan

    College hoops polls might be inconsequential noise, but that doesn't make the arguments any less fun. In that spirit, I present the creatively named Poll Thoughts, which you can expect every Monday until the season is over. The polls don't matter....

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  6. Three Big Things: Gonzaga

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the buildup to Midnight Madness, ESPN Insider and our college hoops team are collaborating on a preview of one high-profile college hoops team per day -- based on Joe Lunardi's top 20 teams in his offseason Bracketology. We're calling it "Countdow...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  7. Demetri Goodson leaves Zags for football

    Eamonn Brennan

    Wait a second, you may be thinking. Gonzaga guard Demetri Goodson plays football? Or wants to? Does Gonzaga even have football? What's going on here? Let's start from the top. Before we knew Demetri Goodson as a solid if unspectacular starting...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  8. Week in Review: The Big Ten prevails

    Eamonn Brennan

    As we get set for a hoops-filled weekend, here's a linky look back on the week that was at the College Basketball Nation blog: The ACC/Big Ten Challenge played out as most predicted -- a 6-5 win for the Big Ten -- but there were plenty of surpris...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  9. Rapid reaction: Gonzaga 66, Marquette 63

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There's no question why most people are here tonight. With the exception of Marquette's smallish fan section and a smattering of early K-State fans, it took almost the entire first half for something resembling a full crowd to arr...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  10. Convincing K-State sets up dream CBE final

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Is Duke the best team in the country? Well, is it? After one night at the CBE Classic -- a night that included a Duke win, remember -- Kansas State made questioning Duke's celebrated status seem, well, reasonable. Just after th...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  11. Gonzaga recruit not a star yet

    Eamonn Brennan

    Yesterday, Canadian point guard and class of 2011 recruit Kevin Pangos verbally committed to the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Wait: Who is Kevin Pangos? If you looked only at recruiting rankings, this would be a difficult question to answer. Pangos is an ...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  12. Summer Buzz: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    Eamonn Brennan

    For the next month or so, our friends at The Mag are previewing one high-profile school per day for their Summer Buzz series. For the sake of all that is synergistic, yours truly will be attempting the same, complementing each comprehensive Insider p...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  13. Mark Few also dislikes expansion

    Eamonn Brennan

    Most coaches seem to love expansion. We've been over this before. Most people against expansion tend not to be in charge of basketball programs. They tend to be fans and media worried, with good reason, that expanding the tournament will ruin a good ...

    Blog | February 27, 2010
  14. Gonzaga closes out close win over Illinois

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Ready for a knock-down, drag-out, cliched basketball-as-boxing metaphor? Here it comes: Gonzaga's 85-83 win over a scrappy, streaky Illinois team at the United Center Saturday felt more like a fistfight than a basketball game. (Told you th...

    Blog | January 02, 2010
  15. IU prepares for suspended players' returns

    Eamonn Brennan

    When Indiana and its fans were informed of the NCAA's decision to label A-HOPE founder and Indiana Elite coach Mark Adams a booster based on a few hundred dollars of window-sticker purchases made in the 1980s, they were outraged. That outrage was ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  16. Mark Lyons eager about Arizona shot

    Eamonn Brennan

    There were few bigger risk-reward moves in college hoops this season than the transfer of former Xavier guard Mark Lyons to Arizona. On paper, the fifth-year senior guard is exactly what the very young and very talented Wildcats need -- a guy who can...

    Blog | August 27, 2012