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  1. Look back, look ahead: WCC

    Eamonn Brennan

    In 2008, Jamie Zaninovich became the commissioner of the West Coast Conference. At the time it would have been just as easy, and only slightly less accurate, to call Zaninovich the boss of "whatever league Gonzaga plays in." By 2008, the Zags had w...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  2. Billy Donovan's success as Florida Gators coach is unrivaled

    Eamonn Brennan

    In his 18th season at Florida, to no one's surprise, Billy Donovan has the Gators in another Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  3. Florida Gators don't stop at Elite Eight and are now headed to th...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Florida was too complete, too together, too ... well ... good for its season to end in another Elite Eight loss.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  4. Florida Gators' balance was the key to advancing past UCLA and in...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Florida's balance allowed it to overwhelm UCLA and showed the Gators have all their pieces in place for a title run.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  5. How each Sweet 16 participant has progressed in the NCAA men's ba...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Eamonn Brennan examines each team's path to the Sweet 16 and what to expect from each matchup.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  6. Planning for Success: A deeper WCC

    Eamonn Brennan

    The West Coast Conference is that rarest of birds: The mid-major league that realignment made better. For a host of institutional and geographic reasons, Gonzaga was never tempted to realign upward these past few years. It's been a sturdy member t...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  7. Planning for Success: Cyclone slump?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here are a few facts about the Iowa State Cyclones: • They rank sixth in the Big 12 in points per possession (1.075). • Through Sunday night, Texas Tech and West Virginia both ranked higher than the Cyclones in per-possession offens...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  8. Afternoon Links: Andrew Wiggins meets Kanye

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we argue with customer service representatives about their two-day shipping guarantees. (Really, we're more angry at ourselves.) Submit links via Twitter. Andrew Wiggins' winter break is already better than yours, in the ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  9. You Gotta See This: Big West

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know? Each day for the next month, we'll highlight the most important, interesting or just plai...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. San Jose State's new court has stuff on it

    Eamonn Brennan

    Lots and lots of stuff. ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell has the image: New San Jose State basketball court (H/T @meredithfrost, @bupsjones) pic.twitter.com/9FBZtobFVt- darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 8, 2013 As you ca...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  11. You Gotta See This: Mountain West

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know? Each day for the next month, we'll highlight the most important, interesting or just plai...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Murray seeks redemption at Texas Southern

    Eamonn Brennan

    Aaric Murray is a classic archetype. "Talented but troubled." So named because the alliteration is usually too much for our sportswriting brethren to resist, but also because it deftly sums up the situation. Murray, like so many before him, is a very...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  14. ESPN Tip-Off Marathon schedule/analysis

    Eamonn Brennan

    The best thing about the college basketball offseason is that it ends. The second best thing about the college basketball offseason is that when it ends, it ends so quickly and so exhaustively that within a few days you have to remind yourself that t...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  15. Wyoming players open own club, sort of

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the first sentence of "In Cold Blood," Truman Capote wrote that Holcomb, Kan., the scene of that book's vicious crime, "... stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call 'out there.'" That description c...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  16. Count 'Em Down: Pivotal senior seasons

    Eamonn Brennan

    Now that realignment is behind us, rosters are mostly finalized, and freshmen are getting used to living in dorm rooms (oh, to be reborn at summer orientation), we're spending the week looking ahead at some of the more interesting players and storyli...

    Blog | July 23, 2013