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  1. Top 50 coaches: No. 16 Roy Williams

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's note: Over the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 16: North Carolina's Roy Williams. On Monday, we release No. 15. Exactly seven days after o...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  2. Position battles: Shooting guards

    Eamonn Brennan

    Some of the best one-on-one matchups will take place before the 2014-15 season tips off. They will come in the form of position battles within a team to determine a starter, which will in some cases shape an entire lineup. Starting with point guard...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Revised top 25: Post-deadline edition

    Eamonn Brennan

    At 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday night, the NBA's early-entry draft deadline came and went. No key college hoops offseason date has so much, or so widespread, an impact on the landscape to come. And, for the fledgling offseason rankings writer, no considerati...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  4. Arizona Wildcats, Duke Blue Devils headline early Top 25 for 2014...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Arizona headlines early Top 25 for 2014-15 men's college basketball season.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  5. Weekend Homework: Nebraska's big shot

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Feb. 13, 2013, a few hours before eventual outright Big Ten champion Indiana destroyed Nebraska 76-47 in Bloomington, Ind., Cody Zeller parody account @TheBigHandsome warmed up for the game with a clever piece of trash talk: "Duke & UNC are pl...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  6. Planning for Success: McAdoo's decisions

    Eamonn Brennan

    James Michael McAdoo wasn't very good last season. It's OK to be up front about it. He shot 44.5 percent from the field and 58 percent from the free throw line. He turned the ball over on 18.2 percent of his possessions. His offensive rating, 91.3, m...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  7. Afternoon Links: Is Jabari hitting the wall?

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we marvel at C.L. Brown's good humor. Submit links via Twitter. Is it the freshman wall, or something else? NBC's Rob Dauster digs through some film and tries to figure out why Duke freshman Jabari Parker -- a surefire Al...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  8. Afternoon Links: Gary Harris, stopper?

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we use the cold as an excuse to bust out the Blu-Ray copy of "Fargo." Submit links via Twitter. Sports Illustrated's Luke Winn is back with another edition of his enjoyably wonky Power Rankings, where San Diego State checks ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  9. Afternoon Links: Reading is fundamental

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we avoid making literacy jokes. Submit links via Twitter. With anecdotes provided by outspoken former UNC-Chapel Hill learning specialist Mary Willingham, CNN'S "Schools of Thought" series gets in on the NCAA fun: "Willingh...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  10. Game Plan: Think happy thoughts

    Eamonn Brennan

    Game Plan is our Monday morning primer designed to give you everything you need to know about games that were and the games that will be in college hoops this week. Send us feedback and submissions via email and Twitter. There's a great detail in t...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  11. Afternoon Links: Just in time for the holiday

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we dread final-weekend shopping. Submit links via Twitter. As you've likely heard, and has been expected since Wednesday's reinstatement of Leslie McDonald, North Carolina guard P.J. Hairston will not be returning to the ...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  12. For UNC, McDonald is better than nothing

    Eamonn Brennan

    Since the start of the season, really, and maybe a little before, Leslie McDonald and P.J. Hairston have typically been discussed as though they were a package deal. Understandably so: Both perimeter-oriented UNC shooting guards were watching game...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  13. On Holiday: The state of North Carolina

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Holiday is College Basketball Nation's daily rundown of holiday tournaments, complete with previews, recaps, and links to all of the early-season tournament info you'll need in the weeks to come. Please excuse any typos. It is hard to type while w...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  14. On Holiday: Wrapping up the weekend

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Holiday is College Basketball Nation's daily rundown of the holiday tournaments, complete with previews, recaps and links to all of the early-season tournament info you'll need in the weeks to come. IN REVIEW College football was more exciting S...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  15. UNC loses athletics tutor over P.J. Hairston

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's almost impossible to know what Roy Williams really thinks about the P.J. Hairston rental car fiasco. For the most part, Williams has been quiet. When he's spoken to reporters, he's kept it vague. Is he torn over the decision? Does he want to clo...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  16. North Carolina Tar Heels tutor resigns, citing Roy Williams' deci...

    Eamonn Brennan

    A longtime North Carolina Tar Heels athletics tutor announced his departure in a letter of protest directed at North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams' decision to not dismiss star guard P.J. Hairston this summer.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013