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  1. Conference Power Rankings: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    We've got a new clubhouse leader in the Big East. Georgetown winds its way to the top of the standings thanks to its ability to do the one thing no other team in the country can -- be consistent. The Hoyas have won six in a row and eight of their pas...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  2. Conference Power Rankings: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    It's starting to get very interesting in the Big East; well, at least at the top of the standings. (Disregard spots 12 through 15 unless you like to be miserable). Six teams are within a game and a half of league leaders (at least by record if not...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  3. Conference Power Rankings: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    For the first month of the season, one thing was certain in the Big East -- Louisville and Syracuse were the best teams in the conference. Funny how quickly things can change. Louisville had a bad week, knocking it from the top of the standings. T...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  4. Syracuse Orange coach Jim Boeheim leads a tumultuous, successful ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Syracuse has packed controversy, scandal and intrigue into every step of its historic season. Standing at the epicenter is Jim Boeheim, a fascinating and polarizing figure who hasn't changed one bit.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  5. UConn at crossroads with Calhoun away

    Dana O'Neil

    And so now the onus falls directly where it should have been in the first place: on the Connecticut players. The unexpected news that Jim Calhoun is taking a leave of absence due to back pain leaves the Huskies standing at a pivotal crossroads. A ...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  6. Rapid Reaction: Syracuse 60, Cincinnati 53

    Dana O'Neil

    CINCINNATI -- A quick look at No. 4 Syracuse's 60-53 win at Cincinnati ... What it means: The Orange avoid even the smallest of skids, rebounding from their first loss of the season to keep their place alone atop the Big East standings. The only c...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  7. Chambers already fan favorite at Penn State

    Dana O'Neil

    Shuffling through the East Hall dormitory area -- lugging bags, comforters and all the other necessities to make a college room a home -- the scores of parents settling their college newbies in at Penn State couldn't help but notice the guy standing ...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  8. Alex Owumi escapes Libyan civil war and finds hoops haven -- coll...

    Dana O'Neil

    Like many former college players, Alex Owumi was living out his dream overseas. That is until a civil war began raging right outside his apartment window. What followed was a harrowing escape from Libya and the discovery of a hoops haven in Egypt.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  9. Keeping Stevens a priority for Butler AD

    Dana O'Neil

    HOUSTON -- Standing inside the locker room door minutes after Butler beat Virginia Commonwealth to advance to its second improbable national championship game in a row, athletic director Barry Collier was asked the inevitable buzzkill question: Wh...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  10. Duke's Kyrie Irving, friend Jeremiah Green stand by one another t...

    Dana O'Neil

    Basketball was the bond that brought Kyrie Irving and Jeremiah Green together, but the one that defines their friendship is much stronger. Though their playing careers have taken divergent paths, they've shared the journey together.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2010
  11. Dana O'Neil: New Iowa coach Fran McCaffery is looking forward to ...

    Dana O'Neil

    The sound of rebuilding? New Iowa coach Fran McCaffery has heard it before. While some might think it's a crazy move, Iowa City is where McCaffery wants to be.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  12. Purdue imagines quieting the doubters

    Dana O'Neil

    HOUSTON -- Keaton Grant can envision the moment. He and his Purdue teammates are standing amid the confetti as One Shining Moment plays on the big screen at Lucas Oil Stadium. They will be holding the trophy, the new national champions of college bas...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  13. OK, humor me

    Dana O'Neil

    So in approximately four hours, Kentucky will either be standing atop the national rankings for the first time since 2003 or licking its wounds after its first loss of the season. Good money says it will be the former. Courtney Fortson helps lessen t...

    Blog | January 23, 2010
  14. It's official: Pitt is legit

    Dana O'Neil

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Hands up, really, from Monroeville to Butler, who honest-to-goodness thought Pittsburgh was going to start the Big East atop the standings at 4-0? If your hand is up, you're fibbing. Yet here Pitt stands, in familiar territor...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  15. Final Four: Shouldn't the Spartans be talking this over?

    Dana O'Neil

    DETROIT -- Got one simple question here: Is Tom Izzo saving his timeouts for another game that we don't know about? Michigan State needs to find a way to stop the bloodletting here, yet Izzo is standing resolutely on the sidelines as the deficit wi...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  16. What an ending! Oh wait …

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Bedlam rules here with fans and media crowding around the tiny ESPN televisions trying to determine whether Eric Devendorf's shot is good. With both teams standing on the court, arms crossed anxiously, Bob Donato just signaled no good. T...

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2009