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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. Underrated coaches, omissions in Top 50

    Fran Fraschilla

    I will admit it. I am sensitive to coaching lists, as well as "who's hot" and "who's on the hot seat" articles. After spending 23 years as a college coach, I understand, uniquely, how hard the job is and how circumstances, real and imagined, can affe...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Kentucky Wildcats among deepest teams in nation - College Basketb...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla identifies the five deepest teams in college basketball heading into the 2014-15 season, led by the Kentucky Wildcats.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  5. Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein among nation's best shot-blockers ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla identifies the top five shot-blockers in college basketball, including Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  6. Top international newcomers in CBB

    Fran Fraschilla

    The basketball world continues to grow closer and closer. It's evident in the nearly 100 international players who played in the NBA this past season. The same can be said for college basketball, as freshmen from around the world will play for Ameri...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  7. How did Texas get its mojo back?

    Fran Fraschilla

    It's hard to imagine that a coach who had taken a basketball program to 14 straight NCAA tournaments, 13 straight 20-win seasons and three straight Sweet 16s (five overall), coaching two National Players of the Year in that time, could get so dumb. ...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  8. Why Jabari Parker will thrive at Duke

    Fran Fraschilla

    Jabari Parker had his choice of the creme de la creme of college basketball programs before selecting Duke last winter. And, while I have no doubt ESPN's No. 2 player in the Class of 2013 would have been successful at any of the other schools on...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  9. Why Jabari Parker will thrive with the Duke Blue Devils - College...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla explains how Jabari Parker's integration into the Duke offense will be similar to Carmelo Anthony's usage on Team USA and how Coach K's Olympic experience will help guide his hand with a star-laden cast in Durham this season.

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  10. Melvin Ejim among nation's top 'player forwards' - College Basket...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla explains the value of the "player forward" -- undersized 4s who are among the most difficult individual matchups in the country. Melvin Ejim ranks among the nation's best, while Branden Dawson and others should embrace the position.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  11. How Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon, others performed for U.S. U-19 te...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla provides his player breakdowns of the Gold Medal-winning U.S. U-19 team members, in addition to offering up his notes on some of the top international players, many of whom could be playing in the college or NBA ranks in future seasons.

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  12. Challenges facing Billy Donovan and the U.S. U-19 team - College ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla discusses some of the challenges facing the U.S. U-19 team with its coach, Florida's Billy Donovan. He also provides several notes on the team's players, from Marcus Smart to top 2014 recruit Jahlil Okafor.

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. How Andrew Wiggins, other top incoming recruits can improve - Col...

    Fran Fraschilla

    After watching several of the nation's top incoming recruits at the Nike Hoop Summit this weekend, Fran Fraschilla breaks down their games and offers tips on how they can improve before the 2013-14 season tips off.

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  16. Shane Larkin leads ranking of tournament's top 10 impact players ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla ranks the 10 players with the potential to have the biggest impact on the 2013 NCAA tournament. Miami guard Shane Larkin leads the list.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013