Fran Fraschilla offers answers to some of the early season questions regarding Virginia, Indiana, Baylor and Pitt. Is UVA really the ACC's third-best team? Is Baylor as good as its unbeaten record? Is Pitt off its game despite its solid mark?
They are the pests, the stoppers, the gamblers, the glass eaters and the rim protectors. Here are Fran Fraschilla's top defensive players for the 2011-12 college basketball season.