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  1. Arizona State's Jahii Carson among a group of impact point guards...

    Dana O'Neil

    Arizona State's Jahii Carson has pressure on his shoulders: If the Sun Devils go to the NCAA tournament, it will be because of him. But he's not the only impact point guard who will have a major hand in his team's trajectory this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  2. Buzz Williams and Marquette adjust to the new Big East by changin...

    Dana O'Neil

    Marquette has a new home in the new Big East, and Buzz Williams is adjusting to the change by changing nothing, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  3. On the lookout for Worldwide Wes

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- One of college basketball's most influential and mysterious characters found himself on a sort of wanted poster here at Lucas Oil Stadium. Security guards were given a piece of paper with a photograph of William "Worldwide Wes" Wes...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: G'town 63, Marquette 55

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- A quick look at Georgetown's 63-55 win over Marquette. Overview: If Louisville and Syracuse are the obvious favorites for the Big East title, consider these two (and Pittsburgh) among the best challengers. This game doesn't e...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  5. Conference Power Rankings: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    To death and taxes, I add Marquette. The Golden Eagles are the one thing you can count on annually. A year after losing the Big East's player of the year and league's leading scorer (and they were two different people) Buzz Williams' team is back aga...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: Temple 83, Syracuse 79

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- A quick look at Temple's 83-79 win against Syracuse in the Gotham Classic. Overview: Three days after a woeful effort against Canisius, Temple beat a bigger New York state team, handing No. 3 Syracuse its first loss of the season. T...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  7. Conference Power Rankings: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    The top of the league is rock-solid strong, with six nationally relevant programs in Syracuse, Louisville, Cincinnati, Georgetown, Notre Dame and, yes, I'm buying -- Pittsburgh. After that, things already are muddy. Connecticut is better than anyo...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  8. Conference power rankings: Big East

    Dana O'Neil

    The early season is always hard to judge -- what with some teams playing tougher teams than others. So you have to rate not only the result but also the opponents teams played and how they played them. Hence the first week hodgepodge of the Big Ea...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  9. What I can't wait to see: Atlantic 10

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's Note: For two weeks, we're rolling out Blue Ribbon previews for every team in the country. We'll also have comprehensive preview coverage of the nation's top 10 conferences. As part of that, we're asking our writers to share what they're mos...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  10. Nonconference schedule analysis: CAA

    Dana O'Neil

    This week, ESPN.com is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each and every team in a dozen of nation's top leagues. On Monday, we began with the ACC, SEC and C-USA. We started Tuesday with the A-10 and Big East and now it's off to the Coloni...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  11. Recruiting isn't a time to dream for Amaker

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA -- Sitting on the bleachers at Philadelphia University this July, Roy Williams spun a good yarn about another visit he took to the recruiting camp there a few years earlier. "I remember saying to my assistant, 'Who is number such and ...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  12. Big East's most important players

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's note: ESPN.com's Summer Shootaround series catches up on the offseason storylines for each conference. For more on the Big East, click here. The most important player for each team in the conference ... Cincinnati: Titus Rubles The ju...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  13. East preview: Ohio State vs. Syracuse

    Dana O'Neil

    BOSTON - Somewhere, some clever Syracuse fan ought to grab a red cape, a magic marker, ink a Z on his chest and call himself The Zone. In this NCAA tournament, the Zone (yes, it deserves to be capitalized) has grown to near-mythological proportion...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  14. Crafted defense leads Buckeyes

    Dana O'Neil

    BOSTON -- Greg Paulus knows a thing or two about good point guards. For four years he played the part of one at Duke University. From his catbird seat on the Ohio State bench, though, Paulus is pretty sure he's watching something special in the...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  15. Buckeyes aim to get over Sweet 16 hump

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- The copiers had just stopped churning out box scores and the fans had barely made it to the exits before Ohio State's honeymoon officially ended. There should have been more time. The Buckeyes had just eliminated a Gonzaga team that ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 73, Gonzaga 66

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick thoughts from Ohio State's 73-66 win over Gonzaga in the third round of the NCAA tournament. Overview: No one will ever say Gonzaga is soft. No one will ever say Ohio State is just about Jared Sullinger. Not after this game....

    Blog | March 17, 2012