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  1. Trust drives Temple, drops NC State

    Eamonn Brennan

    DAYTON, Ohio -- NC State was never the sixth-best team in the country. We should probably get that out of the way. NC State's now-infamous preseason ranking was less the product of the team's quality and more of the hype that accompanies tournamen...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  2. Mark Gottfried's quick turnaround pays off

    Eamonn Brennan

    Setup: How excited is NC State to have a good basketball team again? Punchline: So excited the school just made coach Mark Gottfried the third-highest paid coach in the ACC. OK, so that wasn't really a setup-punchline joke. It was more like a q...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  3. Three Big Things: North Carolina State

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the buildup to Midnight Madness, 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 "Countdown To ...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  4. Michigan recruits not into peer pressure

    Eamonn Brennan

    Recruiting analysts often discuss key commitments not only for their importance as players, but as extensions of the coach's recruiting effort. See, for example, NC State prospect Torian Graham. When Graham committed to Mark Gottfried's surging Wolfp...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  5. With Leslie back, so are the Wolfpack

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's been a long time coming, but NC State is a force in the ACC again. Today, NC State sophomore forward C.J. Leslie -- the most talented holdover from former coach Sidney Lowe's last-ditch recruiting class -- announced his intentions to return t...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  6. Gottfried invested in alleged Ponzi scheme

    Eamonn Brennan

    Late last week, ESPN's "Outside The Lines" examined the news that former Georgia football coach and ex-ESPN analyst Jim Donnan may have been involved in a Ponzi scheme run by a West Virginia-based retail liquidation company called GLC Enterprises. If...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  7. Maryland suffers from money woes

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, we learned new Maryland assistant Dalonte Hill -- one of the highest-paid assistants in the country during his tenure at Kansas State -- was taking about a 25 percent pay cut in his new role. At first glance, it seemed like a hefty salary ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  8. Maryland assistant's salary still impressive

    Eamonn Brennan

    When Maryland assistant Dalonte Hill chose to leave Kansas State, he was leaving behind one of the best assistant coaching positions in all of college sports. It's not just that Hill had established a reputation as one of the nation's best recruit...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  9. Can Mark Gottfried fix NC State's defense?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The challenges faced by new NC State coach Mark Gottfried -- well-publicized and frequently debated -- are many. Gottfried has to rebuild a roster filled with youth and inexperience. He has to convince recruits NCSU is worth a second look. He has ...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  10. NC State guard will end up at Kentucky

    Eamonn Brennan

    When NC State coach Mark Gottfried and former freshman point guard Ryan Harrow announced their "mutual" decision to part ways through a transfer, the decision was analyzed largely from the school's side. Losing one of the best players from Sidney Low...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  11. Mark Gottfried recruits his own recruiter

    Eamonn Brennan

    Mark Gottfried's hire brought with it a fair number of questions, things like: Will Gottfried get NC State fans excited? Will he keep Sidney Lowe's talented batch of sophomores intact? Will he boost the Wolfpack talent level immediately? Did Gary Wil...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  12. Maryland fans, meet Mark Turgeon

    Eamonn Brennan

    Given the high-profile names floated throughout this remarkably quick coaching search -- a four-day master class in hiring efficiency by Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson -- you might be willing to forgive Maryland fans if they react to tonig...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  13. Rebuilding NC State loses key sophomore

    Eamonn Brennan

    Mark Gottfried's job was never going to be easy. One, the new NC State coach's hiring was announced amid accuastions of sabotage from NCSU athletic director Debbie Yow toward Maryland coach Gary Williams this month. Two, Gottfried wasn't any Wolfpack...

    Blog | April 27, 2011