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  1. Marcus Smart: Wiggins needs to 'prove'

    Eamonn Brennan

    Let's admit it: There's a chance Andrew Wiggins has us all out in front of our skis. A lot of us -- and by "us" I mean any college basketball fan (or writer) inclined to (or paid to) offer their tepid predictions for the 2013-14 season -- will pic...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  2. Gary Harris returning to Michigan State

    Eamonn Brennan

    Michigan State will be good again next season. How do I know? It's not exactly a bold prediction; Michigan State is good pretty much every year. But I also know for more concrete reasons, specifically Thursday's announcement from East Lansing that sh...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  3. Oladipo emerges as Hoosiers' star

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball predictions are a sucker's racket. Every spring, the sport undergoes massive turnover. Seniors graduate, a wave of players enter the draft, transfers transfer. But someone has to be No. 1 in the preseason, and someone has to be ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  4. Saddle Up: ACC/Big Ten, part deux

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. To see the ACC/Big Ten Challenge predictions from our six writers -- Who do they like tonight? How did they do in Day 1? -- click here. And visit last night's Home Court Live ...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  5. ESPN Tourney Draft: Brennan at the bat

    Eamonn Brennan

    Two weeks ago, just after the selection committee released the field and just before the play-in games got underway, we decided to take on the tournament prediction process in a slightly different way. Myself, John Gasaway, Jason King and Mark Schlab...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  6. Chane Behanan's bold Louisville prediction

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last season, Memphis freshman Will Barton made waves when he offered, without having ever played a minute of college basketball, both a prediction and a guarantee that his new team would win the national title in 2011. That prediction did not go so w...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  7. Big Ten/ACC Challenge Day 2 preview

    Eamonn Brennan

    For my predictions and analysis of the six Big Ten/ACC games on Tuesday, click here. Let's preview Day 2 of the Challenge: Indiana at North Carolina State, 7:15 p.m. ET, ESPN2 Prediction: Indiana wins, 82-80 Why: It would appear, based solely on...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  8. Will Barton makes second annual prediction

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last year, the star of Josh Pastner's first highly touted recruiting class decided to throw caution to the wind and make the boldest of predictions. "We're going to win the national championship this year," Will Barton said. "I'm guaranteeing it!" ...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  9. Mark Emmert echoes need for major change

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Tuesday, SEC commissioner Mike Slive spoke with the Associated Press in advance of SEC media days. In doing so, he gave some rather vague predictions -- namely, that he believed the NCAA needed to, and was willing to, make fundamental changes movi...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  10. Exam grades for our preseason college basketball All-Americans

    Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan takes a look at our 10 preseason All-Americans and gives an early assessment of where we went right, where we went wrong and where we can find viable candidates stating their case.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2010
  11. Breaking down the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's no secret the ACC has owned the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. (Or the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, depending on the year. This year, ACC comes first.) For the first 10 years of the competition, the ACC made a case for permanent masthead ownership: The confer...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  12. Will Barton: Title prediction no big deal

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Friday, Memphis freshman guard Will Barton publicly entered one of the bolder claims of the offseason. He predicted -- in fact, he guaranteed -- that Memphis would win a national title this season. Naturally, that guarantee drew some attention....

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  13. Pittsburgh unafraid of bold predictions

    Eamonn Brennan

    The last time Pittsburgh went to the Final Four was 1940-41. That is a long time ago. It's long enough ago, in fact, that the Final Four wasn't called the Final Four. It was called the "NCAA tournament national semifinals," and the Final Four was sti...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  14. Renardo Sidney reportedly trim, impressive

    Eamonn Brennan

    If Renardo Sidney is going to justify Mississippi State's risky investment in his talent after a year spent haggling with the NCAA over eligibility -- and impress NBA scouts enough to make good on his prediction of NBA entry next summer -- he's going...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  15. Say hello to Bernard James

    Eamonn Brennan

    I have a prediction for the 2010-11 college basketball season. In six months, you'll going to be reading and hearing a lot about Florida State junior college transfer Bernard James. Why? Because James has as unique of a story as you'll find in col...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  16. Bracket babble: Five bold predictions

    Eamonn Brennan

    Yesterday we covered the love/hate inherent in this year's NCAA tournament bracket. Let's do something different today. Let's make five bold predictions -- predictions so bold your face will melt, probably, which is itself a bold prediction -- about ...

    Blog | March 16, 2010