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  1. NCAA wants crackdown on coaches' antics

    Eamonn Brennan

    The removal of slippery decals from basketball courts -- something we can all agree on -- isn't the only recommendation the NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Rules Committees (MWBRC?) made to the Playing Rules Oversight Panel (PROP -- now there's a h...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  2. NCAA moves to ditch court decals

    Eamonn Brennan

    We can disagree on many things. You dislike "Girls." I think it's kind of incredible. You don't play video games. I am deciding whether to buy "Max Payne 3," "Diablo III," or both. You like Dwyane Wade. I think his game (pivot, head fake, draw foul, ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  3. The NCAA is looking for rats

    Eamonn Brennan

    One of the depressing things about modern sporting life is just how much faster the cheaters are at cheating than those trying to stop them are at doing so. Even as leagues and organizations spend millions to control their cheaters -- MLB's steroid u...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  4. Afternoon links: LaDontae Henton is in the building

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we plot the most scenic route between D.C. and Iowa. Submit links via Twitter. LaDontae Henton is not exactly coming out of nowhere: After all, he played big, efficient minutes for a very solid Providence team -- one that...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  5. For Marquette, it's all uphill from here

    Eamonn Brennan

    The University of Nebraska Omaha Mavericks men's basketball program split its first two contests of the 2014-15 season. On Sunday, the Mavericks scored 100 points in a home win over Central Arkansas. On Wednesday, they lost by 24 points at Seattle. Y...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  6. Jonathan Holmes keeps Texas on track

    Eamonn Brennan

    The game was already over. Two minutes left, Texas up 64-51. Cruise control. Texas forward Jonathan Holmes was on the right baseline corner when he caught the bounce-pass product of Javan Felix's scuttled dribble penetration. Cal's defense stretch...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  7. Afternoon Links: Texas two-step

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while Dayton goes after UConn. Submit links via Twitter. We lead with a pair of personnel stories from Texas, the first -- and by far the most impactful -- being this afternoon's announcement that Texas guard Isaiah Taylor will...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  8. Afternoon Links: The UK question

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we ponder the utopian benefits of a 3-hour work week. Submit links via Twitter. As of this writing, 52 percent of SportsNation respondents believe the Kentucky Wildcats would beat the Philadelphia 76ers in a game of baske...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  9. Guard? Forward? Justise Winslow does it all for Duke

    Eamonn Brennan

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Michigan State was worked up. The Spartans had struggled to stop Duke all night, but they had rebounded well enough to keep things within reach. And now here they were, eight minutes into the second half, the lead cut to three points,...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  10. Afternoon Links: Mid-Marathon edition

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading as we enjoy that parquet court in South Dakota. Submit links via Twitter. The ESPN Tip-Off Marathon has already featured some fantastic action. Miami's upset at Florida was keyed by a brilliant Angel Rodriguez performance (and ...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  11. NCAA votes for return to sanity

    Eamonn Brennan

    The years rolled on. Each new tournament wiped more of the past away. Editors grew tired of snarky parentheticals in every mention. Resistance was less stubborn, then faded entirely. It was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was fin...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  12. Afternoon Links: Drink lots of water

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we wish the new Dragon Age could have come out in July. Submit links via Twitter. As a veteran of several 24-hour tip-off marathon chats -- the archives of which are still available, if you're interested in watching one m...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  13. Say hello to (the new) Montrezl Harrell

    Eamonn Brennan

    To be fair, you don't really need an introduction. You met two years ago. You remember, right? April in Atlanta? It was the final few seconds of the Louisville Cardinals' legendary first half against Michigan -- the first half, you'll recall, th...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  14. The one-and-done era is here to stay

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball officially returns Friday night, and with it comes our first real look at a score of high-profile freshman stars: Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns and Trey Lyles, Kansas's Cliff Alexander and Kelly...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  15. Watch Frank Kaminsky dance to Taylor Swift

    Eamonn Brennan

    Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky has long since emerged as college basketball's No. 1 ambassador for pure college-ness. He has a blog and a moped and an affable, funny, forward-facing attitude on life -- the kind you yourself had back when you were e...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  16. The Year After has arrived in college basketball ... so now what?...

    Eamonn Brennan

    A season ago was memorable -- because of the freshmen and UConn and Wisconsin and Doug McDermott. So, OK, now what? Welcome to The Year After in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014