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  1. Weekend Homework: Colorado has key test

    Dana O'Neil

    The Pac-12 driver's seat already is occupied, Arizona buckled up and ready to rule. Currently leading the nation, the Wildcats certainly are expected to lead their conference as well. So who will be the league's co-pilot? Two candidates line up Sa...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  2. The nonconference games we'd love to see

    Dana O'Neil

    We've officially judged and juried every nonconference schedule. Kudos to the teams that had the nerve to schedule bravely. Your just rewards could come in March, when the selection committee recognizes the merits of playing tough opponents, even if...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  3. Louisville's Rick Pitino and Duke's Mike Krzyzewski come full cir...

    Dana O'Neil

    Sunday will mark the first time since The Shot that Rick Pitino and Mike Krzyzewski have faced each other in the NCAA tourney. Can their teams -- arguably the two best left in the field -- re-create the magic? We can only hope.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  4. Sick Smith lifts Cardinals over Ducks

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Rick Pitino was trying to explain just how sick Russ Smith was, warning the assembled media during his postgame news conference that they ought to steer clear of the Louisville guard lest they come down with the guard's "ridiculous co...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Louisville 77, Oregon 69

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A quick look at No. 1 overall seed Louisville's 77-69 win against No. 12 seed Oregon in the Midwest Regional semifinal. Overview: It wasn't exactly textbook. The pressure came in dribs and drabs; the lead ebbed and flowed, ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  6. Oregon-Louisville: All about UL pressure

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The best way to explain how good the Louisville pressure is right now? The Cardinals can't even break it in their own practices. "We have a tough time when we go up against it," Gorgui Dieng said. "And we know what's coming." Ri...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  7. Oregon Ducks men's basketball standout in 2013 NCAA tournament Mi...

    Dana O'Neil

    Compared to Louisville, Michigan State and Duke, Oregon lags behind considerably in college basketball tradition. But the Ducks' history extends farther than any of their Midwest Region competition, and they've taken to carrying around their 1939 national championship trophy as proof.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  8. Previewing the 2013 NCAA tournament's Midwest Region - college ba...

    Dana O'Neil

    Dana O'Neil previews the 2013 NCAA tournament's Midwest Region, where Louisville holds the No. 1 seed and Oregon -- No. 12 -- has plenty of doubters to prove wrong.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  9. Pac-12 is still trying to forge its identity on the national stag...

    Dana O'Neil

    The Pac-12 is trying to gain credibility on the national stage. A TV deal helps. But in the end, it's about the product on the court, which shows the conference still has something to prove.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  10. Bracket reveal: 2K Sports Classic

    Dana O'Neil

    When and where: Nov. 15-16 at Madison Square Garden in New York Semifinal schedule for the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project Nov. 15: Alabama vs. Oregon State (7 ET, ESPN2); Villanova vs. Purdue (9:30 ET, ESPN2) Nov. 16: Third...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  11. Some notable transfers for next season

    Dana O'Neil

    For more on Missouri's four incoming transfers, click here. In the meantime, a look at some other transfers set to begin play at their new schools in 2012-13. Malcolm Armstead, Wichita State (from Oregon): The point guard will be a huge boost to a...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  12. Top 25 things to look forward to this season - college basketball...

    Dana O'Neil

    With just a few more days left to ponder what might be, Dana O'Neil breaks down the top 25 things that she's looking forward to this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  13. NCAA tournament: Villa 7 opened door for Shaka Smart to arrive at...

    Dana O'Neil

    Villa 7, a consortium designed to put promising assistant coaches in contact with athletic directors, paved the way for Shaka Smart to get hired at VCU. The rest is history.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  14. Dana O'Neil: Questions that need answering before college basketb...

    Dana O'Neil

    College basketball practice officially begins today. With a new season looming, here are the answers to some of more pressing questions in the game.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  15. Dana O'Neil: So what's taking so long at Oregon?

    Dana O'Neil

    For the past month, universities have fired and hired at a rapid rate. Oregon has done just one of those things. What is taking the Ducks so long to make a choice? Well ... where shall we start?

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2010
  16. Roeland Schaftenaar raises expectations for Oregon State Beavers

    Dana O'Neil

    Oregon State is no longer everyone's favorite patsy. Thanks in large part to a once-invisible Roeland Schaftenaar, expectations are on the rise in Corvallis.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009