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  1. A first look at every team in the NCAA tournament field

    Eamonn Brennan

    The field is set. Not sure about some teams? Wondering who might be lurking to shock the big boys? A little uncertain about the favorites? We give a comprehensive look at the full field and provide some answers.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  2. Brennan's Wooden Watch: Week 8

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's hard to believe we're eight weeks in. This season feels like it's just getting good. If you feel the same, a lot of you might trace that feeling to the cessation of college football. For someone who doesn't watch much college football (especi...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  3. The Atlantic 10 could be insane

    Eamonn Brennan

    No entity has been more imperiled by conference realignment than the medium-profile, football-agnostic college hoops conference. A decade ago, Conference USA was home to Louisville, Memphis, Cincinnati, Saint Louis, Marquette, DePaul, Charlotte and m...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. On Holiday: Wrapping up the weekend

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Holiday is College Basketball Nation's daily rundown of the holiday tournaments, complete with previews, recaps and links to all of the early-season tournament info you'll need in the weeks to come. IN REVIEW College football was more exciting S...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  5. Pitino also confused about Buckles

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday of this soul-crushingly slow and college football-dominated week, your humble author officially decided to give up on untangling the NCAA's rules -- let alone its various hardship waiver guidelines and decisions -- regarding transfers. T...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  6. Former Miami star Jones: NCAA 'a joke'

    Eamonn Brennan

    Do you have an opinion about Johnny Manziel? I'm guessing you do. I don't. I mean, I've read the canonical Wright Thompson work on Johnny Football and "Uncle" Nate Fitch. The former seems like an immature and overwhelmed college sophomore, the latter...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  7. Patric Young might have a future in football

    Eamonn Brennan

    Were he not 6-foot-9, Patric Young would look 100 percent at home on a football field. That's always been Young's most immediately obvious asset: physique. He is the closest thing the college game has to Dwight Howard, a guy who is not only relativel...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  8. Big East recognizes naming quandary

    Eamonn Brennan

    For college basketball fans (probably more so than college football fans), the Big East is still a brand that explains itself. It is a power hoops conference largely rooted in the northeastern United States, borne of an old-school hoops culture and g...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  9. High schools see problems of NCAA eligibility firsthand

    Eamonn Brennan

    The diverse landscape of secondary education offers myriad problems and solutions when it comes preparing high school students for NCAA eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  10. George Mason decides to stay in CAA

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Colonial Athletic Association, like so many other mid-major college hoops conferences, suddenly finds itself at a crossroads. Conference realignment on both coasts has moved on from the football-driven musical chairs game played by BCS big boys a...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  11. ESPN Tourney Draft: Schlabach trails pack

    Eamonn Brennan

    Could a full-time college football writer who only seasonally moonlights in the world of basketball really draft a better portfolio of NCAA tournament teams than three guys who live, breathe, eat and sleep college hoops? The answer -- thankfully, for...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  12. On Kansas' ridiculous Big 12 title streak

    Eamonn Brennan

    When you think about it, we Americans have a rather strange way of deciding our champions. We have tournaments, playoffs, best-of-seven series (unless, of course, we're talking about college football, which, let's not), all of which operate under one...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  13. Xavier comeback highlights 'other' games

    Eamonn Brennan

    Hopefully, you ignored college football. Hopefully, you procrastinated putting up your Christmas decorations. Hopefully, after Kentucky's thrilling win over North Carolina this afternoon, you stayed plopped in that couch groove, remote in one hand an...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  14. On the players' petition for TV money

    Eamonn Brennan

    There's a chance you've seen this by now, but it warrants some discussion all the same. On Monday, 300 major college football and men's basketball players sent a formal petition to the NCAA asking the organization for, in so many words, TV rights mon...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  15. Big East hoops money outstrips football

    Eamonn Brennan

    Veterans of the Great College Sports Realignment of 2010 -- we should get t-shirts made or something -- are aware of one very important thing about college sports in the modern era: Money drives everything. And football drives money. This all-impo...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  16. Weber also losing supporter in AD Guenther

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you read Adam Rittenberg's excellent Big Ten football blog (one of our altogether excellent College Football Nation blogs, all of which you probably read; and if you don't, well, get it together), then you read Adam's timely reaction to Illinois's...

    Blog | May 17, 2011