MILWAUKEE -- Bo Ryan made it a point to stop American coach Mike Brennan in the hallway to let him know how impressed he was with the way the Eagles ran the Princeton offense. The Wisconsin coach admitted to seeing American beating his team off backdoor cuts and Eagles center Tony Wroblicky scoring inside when he tried to sleep the past few nights. For just over 11 minutes Thursday...
Mike Brennan is a realist when it comes to his team's NCAA tournament fortunes this week. Brennan, the first-year American men's basketball coach, knows he has confident players who will fight like crazy to prolong a season and make history. But Brennan also recognizes it will require a performance unlike any his team has put together all season to stick around for the weekend. No...
Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the American University Eagles were given a 15-seed in the West-region. They are coached by Mike Brennan and hail from the Patriot League. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Wisconsin in Milwaukee on Thursday. Why: American finished the season with a...
As of Tuesday morning, Mike Brennan had an 8-0 conference record in his debut season as head coach at American University. He also had some fresh advice from mentor and basketball legend Pete Carril, who had sketched a plan for beating the press on the back of a box score - a piece of paper that could probably net a hefty price at a Sotheby's auction in about 30 years. But Brennan...
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January 28, 2014 | Discuss
Mike Brennan sounded like a coach who expected his team to win instead of one happy that his players kept it close against a top-10 opponent. Brennan's American University Eagles refused to take a back seat to No. 8 Ohio State for most of Wednesday night's game before the Buckeyes finally pulled away for a 63-52 win. Brennan didn't buy into the idea that his team earned a moral...
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November 20, 2013 | Discuss
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