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  1. Why a 24-second shot clock is needed

    Fran Fraschilla

    To many, the idea of reducing the college shot clock from 35 seconds to 24 seconds is sacrilegious. But it makes too much sense to me. To start: a 24-second clock would be more closely aligned to the NBA, NCAA and FIBA, creating a more cohesive gl...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  2. How returning college stars can improve

    Fran Fraschilla

    As a coach, I often told my players that "great teams are made from October to April, but great players are made from April to October." As much as coaches want to improve individual skills during the season, much of practice time is spent, logically...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  3. How Jahii Carson and other returning college stars can improve - ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla breaks down the games of several returning college basketball stars who can take their games to the next level with improvements this offseason.

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  4. Seven emerging impact players for the 2012-13 college hoops seaso...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla writes that these seven players could grow into much larger roles and drive their teams' success this season if they make specific improvements.

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  5. Miami Hurricanes among under-the-radar teams for 2012-13 - NCB

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla breaks down five teams that won't get much (or any) love in the preseason polls, but will be challenging for NCAA tourney bids and spots in the top 25 by season's end. At the top of the list are the Miami Hurricanes.

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  6. Teams overvalued and undervalued in early preseason rankings - NC...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla takes his "red pen" to Andy Katz's early top 25 rankings, giving his opinion on the teams that are getting too much or not enough love at this point in the offseason.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  7. First things first for Turgeon, new coaches

    Fran Fraschilla

    Much like in the world of business or politics, the first 90 days for a new college basketball coach are often the most critical of his entire tenure. It is a time to establish priorities, communicate goals and build a culture that will sustain succe...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  8. College Basketball: How new coaches must adjust at Maryland, Texa...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla looks at several new head coaches and analyzes what they need to do to get their programs on track in their first 90 days on campus. The two-part series starts Monday with Mark Turgeon, Billy Kennedy and Brian Gregory.

    Blog | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  9. Kyrie Irving can be a game-breaker

    Fran Fraschilla

    Flashes of brilliance. That's what we saw from Kyrie Irving against Hampton University in his first game back since injuring his right toe on Dec. 4. And, since his return to the Duke Blue Devils' lineup was uncertain for much of the seaso...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  10. Fran Fraschilla: Duke Blue Devils freshman guard Kyrie Irving can...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla studied Duke Blue Devils guard Kyrie Irving's return from injury on Friday, and determined that while the freshman's still knocking off some rust, he could be able to break some games open for the Blue Devils off the bench in this tourney.

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  11. Taking a red pen to my colleague's top 25

    Fran Fraschilla

    Editor's note: He's much too modest to point it out publicly, but Fran Fraschilla did this exercise last year after Andy Katz and Doug Gottlieb picked their preseason top 25s. Our favorite coach was a perfect 7-for-7 in his selections. Chec...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  12. Taking a red pen to Andy Katz's preseason top 25

    Fran Fraschilla

    Editor's note: He's much too modest to point it out publicly, but Fran Fraschilla did this exercise last year after Andy Katz and Doug Gottlieb picked their preseason top 25s. Our favorite coach was a perfect 7-for-7 in his selections. Check it out h...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  13. NBA Draft Blog: Kemba Walker has much to improve before turning p...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla breaks down the Kentucky-UConn matchup from the perspective of an NBA scout, examining the top players on both teams and identifying the areas that pro teams will watch closely to determine their value.

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2009
  14. Xavier shows toughness in early-season games

    Fran Fraschilla

    Winning early-season games against quality competition is as much a function of a team's toughness as anything else. After five weeks of practice, most teams are still fiddling with lineups, role definition and how they will incorporate new play...

    Blog | November 24, 2008
  15. Xavier shows toughness in early-season games

    Fran Fraschilla

    Winning early-season games against quality competition is as much a function of a team's toughness as anything else. After five weeks of practice, most teams are still fiddling with lineups, role definition and how they will incorporate new players i...

    Blog | Conversation | November 24, 2008
  16. Testing the waters can help players

    Fran Fraschilla

    I am not that smart. God gave me enough intelligence to allow me to figure out how to attack a 2-3 zone and how to devise a pick-and-roll play and not much else. Fortunately, that serves me well in my job at ESPN as a college basketball analyst. ...

    Blog | April 29, 2008