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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. Maybe Michigan isn't quite dead yet

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Friday afternoon, Michigan held its usual pregame media availability, and the assembled reporters asked coach John Beilein some variation of a question he'd no doubt been asking himself: So, how do you stop Wisconsin? Beilein didn't offer an an...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  5. Afternoon Links: Coach K, aspiring wrestler

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we finally get to the bottom of Deflategate. Submit links via Twitter. How well do you know Coach K? As the winningest coach in college basketball history approaches 1,000 wins, ESPN's Dana O'Neil dives deep on Mike Krzyz...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  6. Afternoon Links: 90 years young

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we see check up on how many of you were watching the State of the Union address. Submit links via Twitter. On Jan. 16, 1925, Fordham opened Rose Hill Gym to some degree of awe. James Naismith wrote the original basketball...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  7. Wisconsin flirts with perfection in rout of Iowa

    Eamonn Brennan

    For a second there, it looked like Wisconsin might finally turn the ball over. Iowa was set up in a full-court press, and Frank Kaminsky, the Badgers' 7-foot national player of the year candidate, tried to use his considerable ballhandling skills ...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  8. Afternoon Links: Understanding Indiana

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while the whole "Serial" thing keeps on being crazy. Submit links via Twitter. The best thing about getting ever deeper into conference season? Why, John Gasaway's Tuesday Truths, of course! This week's edition includes great s...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  9. Hoyas' big night might be a breakthrough

    Eamonn Brennan

    WASHINGTON -- If there was any lingering doubt that Monday was Georgetown's night -- the night it would finally put a complete performance together, the night it would demonstrate how much better than its 12-5 record it really is -- Jabril Trawick wi...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  10. Yes, scoring in college hoops is officially stuck

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Oct. 14, a month out from the start of the 2014-15 season, we asked a simple question: Is scoring stuck? Three months and five days later, we have an official, indubitable, irrefutable answer: blerg. Allow us to translate: yes. Yes, scoring ...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  11. Afternoon Links: History in Iowa

    Eamonn Brennan

    Submit links via Twitter. The notion of "confidence," and its inherent intangible value, is never far from college hoops coaches' lips. The chief struggle is instilling it. How do you do that, exactly? What does it mean to have confidence? Duke c...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  12. Melo Trimble leads Terps to Big Ten's top perch

    Eamonn Brennan

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Just two minutes into the second half, Travis Trice's face gave it all away. Trice was matched up with Maryland guard Melo Trimble, who just had torched the Spartans with five 3s and 21 points (including a crossover st...

    Blog | January 17, 2015
  13. Afternoon Links: Quiet history

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while desperately pander to millenials. Submit links via Twitter. Before Thursday night, only four players in the history of college basketball had tallied at least four triple-doubles in the same season: Drexel's Michael Ander...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  14. Jim Larranaga really loves butterflies

    Eamonn Brennan

    Butterflies pervade the symbolism of many Native American cultures. According to Insects.org, the Blackfeet tribe believed that butterflies delivered dreams during sleep; the Tohono O'odham explained their existence as a gift of color from the Creato...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  15. Afternoon Links: Moving too fast

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we basically agree with this list. Submit links via Twitter. Why, besides the bump in quality competition, do things tighten up in conference play? Mark Titus has some thoughts: "So how is it possible that all of a sudden...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  16. Don't dismiss Baylor in the Big 12 title race

    Eamonn Brennan

    There were 31 seconds left to play, and Baylor guard Kenny Chery needed help. The Bears were in desperate need of a win, playing on their own floor against No. 11 Iowa State, and suddenly found themselves tied at 70 late in a game they led by 14 w...

    Blog | January 15, 2015