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  1. 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
  2. NCAA tournament 2012 -- Reading into the fortunes of 66-team fiel...

    Dana O'Neil

    Time to break down why it will go well -- or poorly -- for each of the tourney teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Bracket reveal: Puerto Rico Tip-Off

    Dana O'Neil

    Tournament bracket When and where: Nov. 17-18, 20 at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico Initial thoughts: Anxious to see Robbie Hummel in action, especially in a back-to-back game scenario like this one. ... A slow start damned A...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  5. COY: The case for 10 other contenders

    Dana O'Neil

    For more on Steve Fisher, Rick Barnes and Jim Calhoun, check out the rest of our Coach of the Year debate in the Nation blog. For now, here are 10 other coaches who deserve praise for a job well-done this season: Rick Pitino, Louisville: This was ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  6. Bucks erase any doubts about No. 1 ranking

    Dana O'Neil

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The intent was to pose the question delicately, to gently ask Aaron Craft whether or not he wondered if people thought Ohio State assumed the No. 1 ranking rather than ascended to it. Instead, Craft cut away the pretense and the ...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  7. A battle of Big Ten big men in Columbus

    Dana O'Neil

    The pregame billing will, understandably, tab the Ohio State-Purdue game as A Battle of The Game's Best Big Men (insert thunder clapping and really cool announcer voice here). Jared Sullinger and JaJuan Johnson are arguably the two most productive...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  8. Grading's preseason top 25 college basketball rankings

    Dana O'Neil

    It's time to hand out report cards for's preseason top 25.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2010
  9. The parallel path of Hummel and Sumpter

    Dana O'Neil

    I watched Robbie Hummel grimace and sweat this summer. I watched him attack weight machines with a vengeance and endure the drudgery of stepping up and down on a block of wood no bigger than a stair riser without complaint. When we talked, he told...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  10. Robbie Hummel of Purdue Boilermakers re-tears right ACL, out for ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Purdue senior forward Robbie Hummel will miss the 2010-11 season after tearing the same ACL that sidelined him for much of last season.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  11. Gene Keady part of Steve Lavin's team

    Dana O'Neil

    When Steve Lavin takes the floor for the first time as head coach at St. John's, he plans to have Gene Keady sitting alongside him. In fact, Lavin intends to formally announce his mentor as '"executive assistant" as soon as next week. "Well tha...

    Blog | September 17, 2010
  12. Dana O'Neil: Purdue Boilermakers forward Robbie Hummel working hi...

    Dana O'Neil

    Purdue's title hopes rest on Robbie Hummel's health. spent a day with the Boiler star as he slowly rehabs from ACL surgery.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2010
  13. These Devils not afraid to ugly it up

    Dana O'Neil

    HOUSTON -- Asked if he liked to play defense, Kyle Singler -- still haggard and exhausted after a brutal game more befitting a gridiron than a hardcourt -- grinned a mischievous grin and crinkled his eyes in joy. "I love it," he said. Timeout....

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  14. Final: Duke 70, Purdue 57

    Dana O'Neil

    HOUSTON -- Some quick thoughts after a hard-played (just ask Chris Kramer) Sweet 16 game between the Duke Blue Devils and Purdue Boilermakers. I have to start out by giving props to Purdue. Everyone thought the Boilermakers would lose in the fir...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  15. NCAA tournament: O'Neil: These Duke Blue Devils aren't afraid to ...

    Dana O'Neil

    It might not always be pretty, but pretty hadn't produced an Elite Eight in six years. Thanks to a grind-it-out, defensive effort against Purdue, that drought is over for Duke.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  16. Video: Top teams in 2010

    Dana O'Neil

    Dana O'Neil discusses the teams currently in the best position to make a run to the Final Four in Indianapolis....

    Blog | January 02, 2010