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  1. Bubble Watch: Updating the 'others'

    Eamonn Brennan

    Things are bubbling here on Selection Sunday Eve. What's going on? Here's what's happening in "others" world ... The Watch was always a little more bullish on Louisiana Tech than most. The Bulldogs' Dec. 30 road win at Oklahoma kept looking better a...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  2. Bubble Watch

    Eamonn Brennan

    Bubble Watch

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  3. Weekend Homework: Saturday in Memphis

    Eamonn Brennan

    There is no shortage of stakes attached to Saturday night's game at the FedEx Forum. We can sort them out if you'd like. Let's start with the obvious one: tournament selection. Gonzaga at Memphis is on both teams' schedules for reasons that date to...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  4. NCAA wants you to understand bracketing

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Tuesday, the NCAA hit the warning siren. In a release, it announced that the men's basketball committee chair Ron Wellman would sit down for a conference call to discuss new NCAA tournament bracketing principles adopted by the organization at its ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  5. NCAA tournament: Case for, against 'snubs'

    Eamonn Brennan

    Say this for the NCAA: When it expanded the tournament to 68 teams, it accomplished at least one thing. It made your argument invalid. Once the province of outrage and disgust, the post-tournament bracket digestion process has become downright ...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  6. Sweet science of crazy season extends into March Madness - 2013 N...

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball suffered through a full-fledged existential crisis this season, where art collided with science. If one thing is certain, however, it's that the game has cornered the market on crazy and this field of 68 is no exception.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  7. Iona's coaches keeping it casual

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Monday night, the Iona Gaels secured their second straight NCAA tournament appearance. This year -- rather than being gifted a totally surprising at-large pass by the selection committee -- they handled things the old-fashioned way, holding on for...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  8. Bubble Watch

    Eamonn Brennan

    Bubble Watch

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  9. 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
  10. How to game the RPI

    Eamonn Brennan

    The 2012 season's very vocal complaints about the Ratings Percentage Index began with Scott Van Pelt's legendary rant and continued throughout the mock selection committee process, during which the NCAA tried to downplay the use of the metric, even a...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  11. Change the Game: Perfecting selection

    Eamonn Brennan

    Partially inspired by TrueHoop's excellent HoopIdea series, College Basketball Nation humbly presents Change the Game, a weekly discussion on the game we love and the ways it could be made better. And nothing is off the table. Look for CtG every F...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  12. Mock NBA draft lottery based on production playing NCAA men's bas...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Projecting the NBA draft lottery if selections were based entirely on a player's production as a college player.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  13. Kansas, UCLA top draft pick production list

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you had to guess which school had produced the most draft picks in the past 10 years, how would you guess? North Carolina? Duke? Kentucky? UConn? Texas? Those would probably be my selections, if not necessarily in that order, and I -- as is so oft...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 2012 NCAA tournament -- What makes the ideal Final Four team?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Let's look back at the past decade of Final Four teams and see what the numbers reveal and what it means for this year's Sweet 16 field.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  16. 2012 NCAA tournament -- A first look at the Sweet 16 field

    Eamonn Brennan

    After four manic days and one major injury, we've whittled the NCAA tournament field from 68 to 16. Time to break down that group as it gets set to compete for those four magical spots in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012