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  1. Bubble Watch Friday afternoon update

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here's what's bubbling now. First the ACC, where Pitt is now a lock. At this point, any team with a cat-related mascot and a couple of close games in their rearview gets slapped with the "Cardiac Cats" nickname. Pittsburgh actually earned it. All ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. Wichita State's feat stands apart

    Eamonn Brennan

    Let's start with the thing itself: On Tuesday night, in Peoria, Ill., Wichita State did something no college basketball team has ever done: start 30-0 in the regular season. It is an epochal accomplishment, one that places the Shockers alongside t...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. Inside John Caliparis mind palace

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Tuesday night, Kentucky beat Ole Miss 80-64 in Rupp Arena. The Wildcats' offense carried over its form from Saturday, when it had to be hyper-efficient to win at Missouri, and it stymied Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson to the tune of 16 points o...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  4. Georgia's emotional night stings Missouri

    Eamonn Brennan

    There are two ways to look at Georgia's 70-64 overtime win at No. 21 Missouri Wednesday, and in this order: with your heart, and with your head. As the overtime seconds wound down, after Georgia corralled the final rebound and sank the perfunctory...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  5. Kansas-Wichita State: Rivals without games

    Eamonn Brennan

    A few months ago, Kansas state Sen. Michael O'Donnell did something politicians are typically loath to do: He tried to legislate a rivalry into existence. O'Donnell, a Republican from Wichita, introduced a bill that would force both Kansas and Kan...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  6. Season of Change: Wichita St. keeps recipe

    Eamonn Brennan

    Now that you know what you need to watch in every conference in the country in 2013-14, we turn our attention to the theme of change -- from coaching swaps to player development to good old-fashioned rules, and anywhere in between -- in a series we'r...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  7. You Gotta See This: Missouri Valley

    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 07, 2013
  8. Penalties could have been much worse for former Miami coach and c...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Frank Haith will be forced to sit five games for what happened under his watch at Miami. For him, and for his future at Missouri, it should feel like he got off pretty easy.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  9. Some rivalries can survive realignment

    Eamonn Brennan

    Just how powerful is conference realignment? In a sports world full of clumsy, inane analogies to armed conflict, the Border War -- the centurylong rivalry between Kansas and Missouri -- legitimately deserved its designation. The Jayhawks and Tige...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  10. Nonconference schedule analysis: Big Ten

    Eamonn Brennan

    This week, ESPN.com is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Next up: the Big Ten. ILLINOIS Toughest: at UNLV (Nov. 26), vs. Oregon (Dec. 14 in Portland, Ore.), vs. Missouri (Dec. 21 in St....

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Gregg Marshall recruits the trick shot baby

    Eamonn Brennan

    Recalling old Internet memes can be difficult. Why? Because at this point "old Internet meme" can refer to something that happened 48 hours ago. In that span, we the Internet horde, will swarm an initially gripping viral entity, feast until full, agr...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  13. McDermott's return a marquee attraction

    Eamonn Brennan

    1. The preseason Big East Player of the Year has never played a minute of basketball in the Big East. 2. His dad can breathe a sigh of relief. 3. Dude. Awesome. Those were the first reactions, precisely ordered, that fired through my synapses Th...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  14. Brennan: Setting the Final Four scene

    Eamonn Brennan

    ATLANTA -- Are you ready for some basketball?! Allow me to explain. If you were to fly to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, take a cab into the heart of The A, walk up Decatur as it winds into Marietta, politely push through the thousands ...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  15. Digging In: Wichita State

    Eamonn Brennan

    "Digging In" is our slightly wonky look at what makes each of the Final Four teams tick, with an assist from the coaches who must scout and prep for said teams all season. Today: Wichita State. When you talk to coaches about Wichita State, even wh...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  16. Saddle Up: Indiana wants it all

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. Arkansas at Missouri, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN Every now and then, you hear someone characterize Missouri as a team that can't go on the road. This is not entirely unfair -- the ...

    Blog | March 05, 2013