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  1. The Sweet 16's most indispensable players

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball differs from the pro game in innumerable ways, so for now let's just focus on one: the importance of stars. In the NBA, especially in the postseason, star power is everything; you can't win a title without at least two All-Stars...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  2. South Dakota State's shot of the night

    Eamonn Brennan

    Normally, when Mason Plumlee does something that has me reciting simple facts in lieu of analysis -- e.g., his face-melting one-handed alley-oop in last night's gutty Duke victory over No. 4 Ohio State -- the award for College Basketball Nation Shot ...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  3. Duke's next two years already looking up

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last Thursday night was, all things considered, a pretty huge night for Duke. One-and-done guard Austin Rivers, the subject of much draft consternation and discussion, was chosen No. 10 overall by the New Orleans Hornets, where he will team with N...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  4. Can players delay their draft decisions?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Update: Despite what Perky Plumlee told the Durham Herald-Sun Monday, Mason Plumlee is indeed going to return to the Blue Devils for his senior season, according to a report from CBS Sports' Jeff Goodman Tuesday afternoon. An official announcement is...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  5. Brennan: Austin Rivers lives up to moment

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Six ... Five ... The seconds melted away. Austin Rivers kept dribbling. Mason Plumlee was under the rim, another among the nearly 22,000 people crammed inside the Dean E. Smith Center, as helpless as each and every one. Later, ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: Duke 85, North Carolina 84

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Well, well, well. Some quick, pertinent details from Duke's buzzer-beating 85-84 win over hated rival North Carolina after a 10-point rally in the final two minutes ... Overview: Getting into a run-and-gun game with North Caro...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  7. Duke's Austin Rivers lives up to the moment against the North Car...

    Eamonn Brennan

    As the seconds ticked away at UNC, a much-criticized freshman whose confidence never wavered lifted up a shot that will forever live in Duke lore.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  8. Week in Review: The Big Ten prevails

    Eamonn Brennan

    As we get set for a hoops-filled weekend, here's a linky look back on the week that was at the College Basketball Nation blog: The ACC/Big Ten Challenge played out as most predicted -- a 6-5 win for the Big Ten -- but there were plenty of surpris...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  9. Mason Plumlee latest Dukie to go viral

    Eamonn Brennan

    First it was Kyle Singler's impressive trick shot video, which you may have seen during ESPN's broadcast of the Duke-Michigan State game Wednesday night. The latest Dukie to create an incredibly cheesy viral video? One Mason Plumlee, who demonstrates...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  10. New Dukies could be another classic team

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas State fans came for a classic. What they got was classic Duke. Tuesday night's CBE final promised big things: The fourth-ranked Kansas State Wildcats -- a team that had just routed a solid Gonzaga squad -- would get a...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  11. CBE Preview: Duke vs. Kansas State

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sometimes, everything goes according to plan. Sure, Gonzaga and Marquette fans -- who watched their teams lose to Kansas State and Duke, respectively, Monday night -- might not be feeling the pre-ordained big-game love. (Gonz...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  12. CBE Preview: Gonzaga vs. Marquette

    Eamonn Brennan

    CBE Classic Consolation Game: No. 18 Gonzaga vs. Marquette, 7:45 p.m. ET No moral victories for Butler, Marquette College basketball players hate to talk about moral victories, and Marquette forward Jimmy Butler wasn't any different after his t...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  13. Plumlee's big night could mean big things

    Eamonn Brennan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith are back. Kyrie Irving, perhaps the best point guard prospect in the country, has arrived. Your backcourt is loaded, your coach is a legend, your program is one of the best in college sports, and seven...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  14. Hoopsbag: On the Big Ten, Kanter, Mizzou

    Eamonn Brennan

    Each Wednesday, your humble college basketball hoops blogger (er, me) will respond to your questions, comments, and nonsensical rants in this space. To submit, visit this page by clicking the link under my name in the upper right-hand corner of the p...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  15. Mason Plumlee is good at jumping

    Eamonn Brennan

    There are plenty of reasons to be bullish about Duke's chances of repeating its NCAA glory in 2010-11 -- the returns of Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith, the injection of Kyrie Irving, the up-tempo pace Mike Krzyzewski is ready to unleash again. All of i...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  16. Summer Buzz: Duke Blue Devils

    Eamonn Brennan

    For the next month or so, our friends at The Mag are previewing one high-profile school per day for their Summer Buzz series. For the sake of all that is synergistic, yours truly will be attempting the same, complementing each comprehensive Insider p...

    Blog | July 20, 2010