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  1. Study: Everybody loves a Cinderella

    Eamonn Brennan

    At various points in the past five years -- including this week -- as foreboding superconferences have lurked on the horizon and outcry against the NCAA's amateurism model has reached a fever pitch, some coaches and plenty of analysts have pondered t...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  2. Did UNC remove key info from report?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The fun at North Carolina never stops. This offseason, that would be true even if the long-standing academics scandal in the school's African and Afro-American Studies Department wasn't drawing local scrutiny; the saga of P.J. Hairston has seen to th...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  3. Study: Louisville has nation's best fan base

    Eamonn Brennan

    It is generally accepted that Kentucky has the biggest and best group of fans in the country. How many other groups of fans camp out so far in advance for a seat at a glorified pep rally? How many treat the sport like a year-round obsession? How many...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  4. UNC prof not dropping academic scandal

    Eamonn Brennan

    The North Carolina academic scandal, which embroiled the school's African and Afro-American Studies department in accusations of fraud motivated by athletic success, has long since moved off the radar. In December, a probe by former North Carolina Go...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  5. Afternoon Links: Can defense stop the 3?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Afternoon Links are pretty self-explanatory. Want to share? Email or tweet me @eamonnbrennan. Ken Pomeroy revisited his study on whether defenses have a say in keeping opponents' 3-point field goal percentage down, and discovered that even when y...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  6. Study: Hoops success helps enrollment

    Eamonn Brennan

    Back in March of 2011, when Butler and VCU were tearing through the NCAA tournament en route to the most unlikely Final Four of all time, there was no mistaking what such exposure could do for not only both basketball programs but for the schools the...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  7. Rethinking hoops with advanced analytics

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last summer, in the hoops-bereft doldrums of August, Basketball Prospectus recruiting guru Drew Cannon released the findings of a study he conducted on the ways the recruiting "market" -- the coaches and analysts who value players and create the rank...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  8. Jack Cooley's secret? No more video games

    Eamonn Brennan

    Parents of the world, lend me your ears. You want to get your kid to study and do his homework and get good grades and get a college scholarship, or at least some grants, maybe. But it can be a battle. All the kid wants to do is play NBA2K12. Or Mode...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  9. Confident VCU still carrying its edge

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Hours before Virginia Commonwealth took the floor to play No. 6 seed Georgetown on Friday, coach Shaka Smart gathered his players for a prepared video session. It wasn't for extra, last-minute film study. It wasn't an impromptu team mov...

    Blog | March 19, 2011