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  1. UConn Huskies' Kevin Ollie has helped change the perception of cr...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Kevin Ollie learned how to coach by sitting on benches across the NBA. Now, he has the UConn Huskies ready to defend their title.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  2. Syracuse Orange among teams lacking roster depth heading into 201...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla identifies five conference title contenders that are lacking roster depth heading into the 2014-15 season, including the Syracuse Orange.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  3. Keys to Kentucky-UConn title game

    Fran Fraschilla

    Don't let the seed numbers fool you; in Monday night's national championship matchup between the Connecticut Huskies and Kentucky Wildcats, we have two very good teams with distinct strengths and weaknesses that should make for an interesting chess m...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Otto Porter Jr. leads ranking of nation's top 25 impact players -...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla ranks the top 25 impact players in college basketball through the end of the regular season. Georgetown's Otto Porter Jr. tops the list.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2013
  5. Emerging impact players for 2012-13

    Fran Fraschilla

    Thomas Edison once said, "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." He wasn't a basketball coach, but he was echoing what many coaches have believed through the years: Good teams are made fr...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  6. 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
  7. NBA Draft - Five undervalued players whose stock could rise

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla says Washington's Terrence Ross and a quartet of other players are undervalued and could be a steal for some teams.

    Blog | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  8. Replacements for top NBA prospects

    Fran Fraschilla

    With June fast approaching, the top teams in college basketball are dealing with the inevitability of losing key players to the NBA draft. In many cases, this becomes a common occurrence, and plugging in the next potential star is routine. Here are ...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  9. Kansas, Baylor and other top teams have some big shoes to fill ne...

    Fran Fraschilla

    ESPN Insider Fran Fraschilla looks at young players who will be counted on to fill the roles left by players departing for the NBA at Kansas, Baylor, Kentucky, North Carolina and UConn.

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  10. Top defenders in college hoops

    Fran Fraschilla

    They are the pests, the stoppers, the gamblers, the glass eaters and the rim protectors. Here are my top defensive players for the 2011-12 season in college basketball. The Pests Jorge Gutierrez, California My defensive pests aren't usually...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  11. Top defensive players in college basketball in 2011-12 - CBB

    Fran Fraschilla

    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.

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  12. Irving leads 2011 point guard class

    Fran Fraschilla

    As a former coach, I am pragmatic enough to know that you never have perfect players. The art of coaching is to put your imperfect players in positions of strength and keep them away from their weaknesses. This is particularly true with point guards ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  13. NBA Draft: Kyrie Irving leads this year's point guard crop

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla breaks down the top point guards in this year's class. Not surprisingly, Kyrie Irving tops the list, but Fraschilla believes Shelvin Mack is not getting the credit he deserves.

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  14. Improvement plans for top teams

    Fran Fraschilla

    I am excited about the coming college basketball season because of the depth of quality teams returning next year. Traditional powers like North Carolina and Kentucky have reloaded and upstart programs like VCU, Belmont and George Mason aren't g...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  15. Fran Fraschilla: Improvement plans for top teams like the North C...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla breaks down 10 top teams heading into the 2011-12 season, looking at their strengths and offering ways in which they can improve.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  16. These guys bring it on the defensive end

    Fran Fraschilla

    Quality defensive players come in all shapes and sizes, so it's obvious that physical requirements are a given. Coaching takes a player to another defensive level. Most important, however, is watching a player's mental approach to the gam...

    Blog | October 12, 2010