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  1. Duke's analytic advantage keeps growing

    Eamonn Brennan

    In October 2013, the Duke Blue Devils became the first college basketball program to install SportVU cameras in both Cameron Indoor Stadium and team practice facilities. In the past few years, SportVU's high-speed cameras, which track player and ball...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Top 50 coaches: No. 4 Mike Krzyzewski

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: Over five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 4: Duke's Mike Krzyzewski. On Wednesday, we will release No. 3. Sometimes, when a career is especial...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  3. Cooney saves 'Cuse from letdown

    Eamonn Brennan

    Two nights after the best game of a great 2013-14 season, played in front of the largest on-campus crowd in college basketball history -- a brilliant back-and-forth affair so good it stunned Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim and Duke Mike Krzyzewski, the tw...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  4. New AP poll ends one crazy Duke streak

    Eamonn Brennan

    What does six years get you? How about a term in the U.S. Senate? Or one college degree, plus the two victory laps you wish you'd taken? Think about everything that's happened in the past six years: the work you've done, the places you've visited, ho...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  5. A helpful lesson in spelling Coach K's name

    Eamonn Brennan

    Ask any reporter who covers college basketball generally or Duke specifically for a living, and they'll tell you: Coach K's name takes a while. Let me tell you my story: I've been writing about this sport I love for this web site for four years now. ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  6. Scouting the Champions: Duke vs. KU

    Eamonn Brennan

    Note: For the first half of this scouting report on the fascinating matchup between Kentucky and Michigan State, click here. No. 4 Duke vs. No. 5 Kansas, 9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN A whole new world. And you thought scouting Kentucky-Michigan State was ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  7. You Gotta See This: ACC

    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 23, 2013
  8. Coach K: Transfer rules 'a farce'

    Eamonn Brennan

    In NCAA-land, there are no snap decisions. Before genuine progress can be made, discussion must be had -- loud, long, unfocused discussion. Some regrettable things will be said. Some unfortunate emails may see the light of day. A scandal or two or 10...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  9. Coach K really likes Beyonce, apparently

    Eamonn Brennan

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is not known for his lighter side. He is known for being, well, Coach K: laser eyes, furrowed brow, temples that look like they're going to burst, hair that hasn't moved in decades, that stare. The man whose basketball care...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  10. One game, one coach: Who you got?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The college game is stiflingly overcoached. Very few fans seem to mind. Some even seem to like it that way. How can this be? Coaches are the stars of the college basketball show. Fans identify with these guys not only because they look and act lik...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  11. Best conference ever? Who knows?

    Eamonn Brennan

    There is one last nugget from Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's Team USA news conference worth discussing, and then I promise we can move on forever. Here it is: On Thursday, in the midst of his forward-looking announcement, Coach K said the new ACC --...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  12. Don't worry, Coach K isn't going anywhere

    Eamonn Brennan

    We knew Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was going to return to USA Basketball earlier this week; the man himself all but confirmed it to Saturday. That made today's announcement with Jerry Colangelo, available via the wonder of YouTube, rather anti...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  13. Coach K to Team USA? Why not?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Back in February, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski stepped down from Team USA. If you missed it, don't be too hard on yourself; there wasn't a celebration or retirement ceremony or any sort of ritual. Instead, Coach K appeared on "Mike & Mike in the Mo...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  14. Duke's early morning practice just a joke

    Eamonn Brennan

    Given Mike Krzyzewksi's general in-game demeanor, and his ability to pierce referees and players alike with that unyielding trademark glare, it is always really easy to make jokes about how Coach K must be reacting in the locker room, or how bad prac...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  15. Boeheim's milestone built on consistency

    Eamonn Brennan

    Jim Boeheim's 900th win began the same way so many others had. His team blitzed an inferior opponent with reliable offense and that patented 2-3 zone, and the Orange went into halftime leading 40-21. Syracuse fans began the second half ready to celeb...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  16. Coach K now LeBron's surrogate mentor

    Eamonn Brennan

    When LeBron James was an 18-year-old NBA rookie, he averaged 20.9 points, 5.9 assists and 5.5 rebounds in 39.5 minutes per game. It was by far the worst season of his career -- by the time he was an NBA "sophomore" he was well on his way to putting u...

    Blog | October 23, 2012