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  1. Disjointed Minnesota limps to finish

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Seriously: What's wrong with Minnesota? What is it, exactly, that allowed the Gophers to look like one of the best teams in the country for the first two months of the season, and utterly pedestrian for the final six weeks? Why can the ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  2. Five observations from Saturday afternoon

    Eamonn Brennan

    Earlier today, I wrote about the eventful day in the Big East, as Villanova upset No. 3 Syracuse and Louisville dropped its third in a row in a loss at Georgetown. Here are a few other afternoon thoughts from around the college hoops landscape: 1....

    Blog | January 26, 2013
  3. Saddle Up: Conference season commences

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It is super psyched about conference play. No. 8 Minnesota at No. 12 Illinois, 9 p.m. ET, BTN: I love this time of year. We're off and running with all-out conference play ...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  4. Trevor Mbakwe makes a bold wager

    Eamonn Brennan

    Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe has not had the best offseason. In July, he was arrested for driving while intoxicated in Minnetonka, Minn., a violation of the probation he was serving for his plea in a 2009 felony assault case. He could have gone to...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  5. Trevor Mbakwe avoids jail time

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Friday, Trevor Mbakwe got lucky. This week, Mbakwe was ordered to Florida for a hearing on a July DUI arrest in Minnetonka, Minn., a possible violation of the probation he was serving for a felony assault charge he pleaded guilty to in 2009. Un...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  6. Trevor Mbakwe could face jail time

    Eamonn Brennan

    This summer, Trevor Mbakwe was arrested for driving while intoxicated. In September -- as Minnesota coach Tubby Smith revealed at the Gophers' media day last week -- Mbakwe pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one year of probation and community servi...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  7. TMA: Badgers miss their shot

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best basketball action. It didn't sleep well last night, and it asks your preemtpive forgiveness for any typos or dumb mistakes. It will definitely try to take a nap before it watches The Thro...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Mbakwe injury latest Gophers setback?

    Eamonn Brennan

    If Trevor Mbakwe's tweets Sunday were any indication, the Minnesota Golden Gophers forward may be out for the season. Mbakwe was still in the locker room Sunday night when this heartbreaking tweet -- "Lord please get me through this." -- broke throug...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  10. Tubby Smith not pleased with turnovers

    Eamonn Brennan

    Minnesota beat Fairfield 67-57 Thursday night. That's a decent result. The Gophers are still figuring their backcourt out, Fairfield is a soild mid-major with a good coach (Sidney Johnson) and a shot at making the NCAA tournament this season. Gi...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  11. Trevor Mbakwe dominates in exhibition

    Eamonn Brennan

    The good news for Minnesota fans? That big year you were expecting from forward Trevor Mbakwe appears to be right on schedule. Granted, this line came courtesy of an exhibition game vs. Division II Augustana (hello, Quad-Cities!), but on Tuesday n...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  12. Saddle Up: It's go time for the Gophers

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It thinks you should check out Quickish, because Quickish is pretty great. No. 8 Purdue at No. 25 Minnesota, 7 p.m. EST, ESPN: Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe spent time i...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  13. Minnesota's personnel issues carry on

    Eamonn Brennan

    File this one under: "From Bad To Worse." According to various reports, Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe was arrested and jailed Monday night for allegedly violating a restraining order filed by an ex-girlfriend. How did Mbakwe allegedly violate this ...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  14. Devoe Joseph appears done in Minnesota

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Monday afternoon, Minnesota coach Tubby Smith told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's Myron P. Metcalf that junior guard Devoe Joseph would be suspended for the Gophers' game versus Indiana on Tuesday. That was maybe slightly disconcerting for Gophers...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  15. Saddle Up: ACC-Big Ten quietly kicks off

    Eamonn Brennan

    Like its Morning After and Afternoon Links brethren, Saddle Up -- our nightly rundown of the hoops your TV wants you to watch -- returns for another season. To the previewmobile! Virginia at No. 17 Minnesota, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2: The Big Ten-ACC Chal...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  16. The Memphis-Minnesota recruiting intrigue

    Eamonn Brennan

    When you first read this headline from the St. Paul Pioneer Press -- "Gophers basketball coach Tubby Smith says Memphis coach Josh Pastner broke NCAA rule in watching Trevor Mbakwe" -- you feel like there's skullduggery afoot. Did Josh Pastner illega...

    Blog | July 22, 2010