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  1. Providence has plenty to prove in Paradise

    Eamonn Brennan

    There is always danger in the sentimental hire. Just ask NC State. In spring of 2006, after the conspicously unloved Herb Sendek fled Raleigh, N.C., for Arizona State, Wolfpack fans got one of their own: Sidney Lowe, point guard for Jim Valvano's l...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  2. Tip sheet for the Tip-Off Marathon

    Eamonn Brennan

    The ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon is here, and with all due respect to Oregon's far-flung win over Georgetown in South Korea on Friday (and UConn's nervy victory over Maryland in less-far-flung Brooklyn), the marathon always feels like the offi...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  3. Nonconference schedule analysis: ACC

    Eamonn Brennan

    This week, ESPN.com is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Let's carry on with the ACC. BOSTON COLLEGE Toughest: 2K Sports Classic (Nov. 21-22), at Purdue (Dec. 4), vs. VCU (Dec. 28 in Br...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  4. 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
  5. UNC gets its own White House petition

    Eamonn Brennan

    One of the most fascinating side stories during this summer of UNC discontent -- from P.J. Hairston's rental car paper trail to the ongoing scrutiny over an academics scandal that was supposed to be long past the university by now -- is the intense i...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  6. Trust drives Temple, drops NC State

    Eamonn Brennan

    DAYTON, Ohio -- NC State was never the sixth-best team in the country. We should probably get that out of the way. NC State's now-infamous preseason ranking was less the product of the team's quality and more of the hype that accompanies tournamen...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  7. Bubble Watch: Saturday's survivors

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saturday wasn't packed with as many high-quality, top-10 games as we've become used to -- we're spoiled, us hoops fans -- but it did feature a plethora of variously shaky NCAA tournament hopefuls looking to add further credentials to their respective...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  8. T.J. Warren relays anti-Gottfried tweet

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's not every day you see a college basketball player tweet about his former coach, even if the player no longer has ties to the program. Quite often, the college hoops version of Omerta rules the day. If you go tweeting negative things about your f...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  9. NC State now selling 'Roll Pack' T-shirt

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Monday, we relayed the story of Will Privette, the wheelchair-bound NC State senior who was pushed onto the floor at the start of Wolfpack fans' postgame celebration after Saturday's cathartic win over Duke. It was an incredibly dangerous stunt, w...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Wheelchair-bound fan got assist from Leslie

    Eamonn Brennan

    At the end of NC State's win over No. 1 Duke Saturday, thousands of delirious Wolfpack fans rushed the court. It was similar to pretty much every court rush ever, save for one thing: At the front of the group was a kid in a wheelchair, being pushed b...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  12. Saddle Up: Trips to Kansas are no fun

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It can't wait to see its Instagram photos used on billboards. Richmond at No. 9 Kansas, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2: Trivia time: Did you know the Richmond Spiders are 9-2? I'm gue...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  13. Saddle Up: Texas in the spotlight

    Eamonn Brennan

    Texas vs. No. 15 Georgetown, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN: It is easy to take shots at Rick Barnes. It is easy to look back at the NBA talent that has passed through Austin, and to contrast that with the lone Final Four on Barnes' resume, and accuse Barnes of not...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  14. Poll Thoughts: The Wolfpack stick around

    Eamonn Brennan

    College hoops polls might be inconsequential noise, but that doesn't make the arguments any less fun. In that spirit, I present the creatively named Poll Thoughts, which you can expect every Monday until the season is over. (New season, same intro. W...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  15. Best of the Best: Most Important Players

    Eamonn Brennan

    Unlike shooting or rebounding or point guard play or the variety of other specific basketball skills we've been highlighting in our Best of the Best lists throughout this week, the category of "most important" is far trickier to quantify. It depends ...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  16. Best of the best: Top 10 3-point shooters

    Eamonn Brennan

    You can't learn how to dunk. You either jump, or you don't. You can, however, learn how to shoot: feet shoulder-width apart, right foot an inch ahead of left, elbow over the knee, wrist parallel to the floor, ball gently placed in fingertips, elbow s...

    Blog | November 01, 2012