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  1. Afternoon Links: Above the law

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading amid what might be the first truly dead night of the season. Creighton's Grant Gibbs is living the dream. How do I know? Gibbs is a college basketball player, for starters, which is pretty great in and of itself. But he is also i...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  2. Weekend Homework: Is UNLV that bad?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Or is UC Santa Barbara that good? Because that is the best chance you have, if you're a UNLV fan, of explaining away the Rebels' ugly 3-3 start -- one made uglier by the fact that all six games were played in the Thomas & Mack Center. You can excus...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  3. UNLV dumps dozens of letters on recruit

    Eamonn Brennan

    Until recently, the NCAA's general policy toward the coach/prospective recruit relationship was to shelter the player whenever possible. When landlines were the only way to get in touch, coaches had limits on how many times they could ring the house ...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  4. Nonconference schedule analysis: Big Ten

    Eamonn Brennan

    This week, ESPN.com is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Next up: the Big Ten. ILLINOIS Toughest: at UNLV (Nov. 26), vs. Oregon (Dec. 14 in Portland, Ore.), vs. Missouri (Dec. 21 in St....

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  5. UNLV not amused about billboard flub

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday, the Nashville Predators sent an email to the team's prospective season-ticket holders. The content of the email, titled "Skate of the Union," was the usual boilerplate -- information for Predators fans about discounted parking, ticket p...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  6. Jerry Tarkanian: His top 10 players

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's Note: Three legendary college basketball coaches -- Jerry Tarkanian, Rick Pitino and Guy Lewis -- take center stage this weekend as the trio is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. We'll be devoting a day to each a...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  7. Path to the Draft: No. 13 UNLV

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  8. Planning for the NBA always risky

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Sunday, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that rising UNLV sophomore Katin Reinhardt would leave the Rebels in favor of a transfer, possibly to play for USC. This decision drew an immediate wave of criticism. It didn't help that Reinhardt r...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  9. Oregon transfer Mike Moser goes home

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Tuesday afternoon, UNLV forward Mike Moser made Oregon coach Dana Altman so happy the coach couldn't contain his beverage: "He said he spilled his coffee all over himself," Moser told the Oregonian. "He was really excited." Why all the excitemen...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  10. Jerry Tarkanian statue pretty much perfect

    Eamonn Brennan

    The statue should match the man. I don't really know all that much about statues, honestly, but I like them, and at the very least I know how often sports statues can go hilariously awry. There is just the one rule: If you're going to build a sta...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  11. Five observations from Wednesday night

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's like our Saturday observations, but on Wednesday instead! A few end-of-day thoughts from another tremendous evening of college hoops: 1. Kansas stole one at Oklahoma State. Don't get it twisted: I'm not saying the Jayhawks didn't deserve to w...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  12. Observations from Saturday night's games

    Eamonn Brennan

    A handful of observations from IU-Michigan and the rest of Saturday night's college hoops action: Indiana and Michigan just played the best game of the year. No, it didn't end with a buzzer-beater finish. But that was the only thing it lacked. ...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  13. Saddle Up: Big ones in the ACC, MWC

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. No. 14 NC State at Maryland, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2: Despite its 3-0 ACC start, the fact of the matter is that NC State's defense -- much like the nonconference portion of the se...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Three Big Things: UNLV

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the buildup to Midnight Madness, ESPN Insider and our college hoops team are collaborating on a preview of one high-profile college hoops team per day -- based on Joe Lunardi's top 20 teams in his offseason Bracketology. We're calling it "Countdow...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  16. Star UNLV freshman OK to play

    Eamonn Brennan

    Few things excite a fan base like the addition of an elite, top-10 recruit; freshmen of that caliber cause widespread epidemics of optimism. They are rebirth personified. But few things can be more deflating for a fan base than learning that such a p...

    Blog | July 27, 2012