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  1. Planning for Success: Iowa's deja vu

    Eamonn Brennan

    Exactly one year ago, Iowa finished its Big Ten regular season 20-11 overall and 9-9 in league play. That record earned the Hawkeyes the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten tournament, where they faced No. 11-seed Northwestern. When they won -- and they did --...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Afternoon Links: Pay your dues

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading. Submit links via Twitter. The idea of a college players' union is a fantastic idea in theory for a whole host of obvious reasons. But it starts to break down in practice, though, as the petition filed on behalf of Northwestern fo...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  3. Afternoon Links: John Calipari goes off

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading as we craft our own Megacast Film Room pitch. Submit links via Twitter. Kentucky coach John Calipari is nothing if not entertaining. This week, on his weekly radio show, Calipari criticized the media's reaction (or lack thereof...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. Afternoon Links: Scoring down in Dec.

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading as we shake off the last remnants of New Year's Eve. Submit links via Twitter. Michigan State basketball ops man Kevin Pauga was back late last week with another look at the monthly trends in scoring in college basketball. Nove...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  5. Afternoon Links: Learning to lose

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading as we shake off the last remnants of New Year's Eve. Submit links via Twitter. Losing isn't easy, and first-year Northwestern coach Chris Collins is losing for the first time in a really long time, SI.com's Brian Hamilton writes: ...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  6. You Gotta See This: Southland

    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 17, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Collins has Northwestern believing

    Eamonn Brennan

    It always begins with the cold. New alumni trickling off the Purple Line "L," young parents carrying toddlers, white-haired die-hards docking old Cadillac boats in reserved parking: No matter who you are or how you get there, the first sensation of a...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  9. Chris Collins brings hope to Northwestern Wildcats -- college bas...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Northwestern has never played in the NCAA tournament, and the gallows humor of its fans reflects that fact. But then Chris Collins showed up. And now everything just feels different. Will it be?

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  10. Northwestern actually recruiting now

    Eamonn Brennan

    On July 4, while you were grilling meats and hanging out with family and friends and doing other awesome things we Americans do on the Fourth of July, something profoundly strange happened: Northwestern landed a top-75 recruit. No, seriously: Nort...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  11. Crawford to finish career at Northwestern

    Eamonn Brennan

    Thus far, the only real personnel loss the Wildcats have suffered after the firing of Northwestern coach Bill Carmody is point guard Jaren Sina, a well-regarded top-100 recruit who would have been NU's highest-ranked incoming prospect since ESPN bega...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  12. Indiana Hoosiers aim for conference double at Big Ten tournament ...

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Big Ten has been home to some of the best basketball we've seen all season. With several Final Four contenders and teams still on the NCAA tournament bubble, the league tournament in Chicago should provide more of the same.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  13. Northwestern can't catch a break

    Eamonn Brennan

    In recent seasons, it's been pretty easy to diss Northwestern. In 2010, 2011, and 2012, the Wildcats have consistently flirted with an NCAA tournament selection, teasing their miserable fans with the prospect of salvation -- of ending their painfully...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  14. So, Wednesday night was wild

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here at the ESPN.com college hoops headquarters, we -- and by "we," I mostly mean our tireless editor, Brett Edgerton -- spend a lot of time trying to plan for a sport that is inherently unpredictable. It's just part of the gig, same as anything else...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  15. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Eamonn Brennan

    Come on feel the Big Ten Power Rankings. Girls, rock your Big Ten Power Rankings. We get ranked, ranked, ranked ... ranked, ranked, ranked. Happy Friday Big Ten Conference Power Rankings to ya. 1. Michigan. Last night, Northwestern hosted Michig...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  16. Burke coolly leads title contender Michigan

    Eamonn Brennan

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- In the offseason, Trey Burke told the media he thought the Wolverines were national title contenders. At the time, it seemed like a stretch. There were questions worth asking: How good were the freshmen? Would the Wolverines defe...

    Blog | January 03, 2013