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  1. Evaluating the early top 25

    Fran Fraschilla

    It's that time of the spring, when I take my good friend Andy Katz's early top 25 rankings for the upcoming college basketball season, take my red pen out and make some of my adjustments to it. Obviously, it's too early to accurately f...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  2. 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
  3. Lingering questions for IU, Baylor, Pitt

    Fran Fraschilla

    While we are heading into the second phase of the college basketball season -- the beginning of conference play -- there still are lots of questions that remain unanswered after the first month of play. Here are my answers to some of those questions:...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  4. CBB - Despite success, lingering questions for Indiana, Baylor, P...

    Fran Fraschilla

    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?

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  5. Rick Pitino, Thad Matta, Brad Stevens and the next coaching legen...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla provides his list of the next coaching legends in college basketball, a group that includes Rick Pitino, Thad Matta and Brad Stevens.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  6. Why Pittsburgh will beat the Vols

    Fran Fraschilla

    Pittsburgh's secret weapon Saturday's Tennessee-Pittsburgh game will be, what I used to tell my teams, a "street fight." The game will be fiercely played because both coaches, Bruce Pearl and Jamie Dixon, foster a sense of toughness that pe...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  7. Fran Fraschilla: On Pittsburgh's offensive rebounding, Washington...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla breaks down the keys to the Tennessee-Pittsburgh game this weekend.

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  8. 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
  9. Fran Fraschilla: Identifying college basketball's top defenders

    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 game on the ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 12, 2010
  10. These 10 can do a little bit of everything

    Fran Fraschilla

    There is an age-old argument among coaches about players who have one great skill versus players who are good, if not great, at a multitude of basketball skills. My preference? There's room for both. Not surprisingly, because their versatility ...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  11. Fran Fraschilla: Identifying the most versatile players in colleg...

    Fran Fraschilla

    There is an age-old argument among coaches about players who have one great skill versus players who are good, if not great, at a multitude of basketball skills. My preference? There's room for both. Not surprisingly, because their versatility help...

    Blog | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  12. Singler, Singleton impress at LeBron camp

    Fran Fraschilla

    Barely a week after the 2010 NBA draft, college basketball's top returning players took part in the LeBron James Skills Academy as counselors to the top high school players participating in the camp. And, while Lebron's impending announceme...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  13. Singler, Singleton impress at LeBron camp

    Fran Fraschilla

    Barely a week after the 2010 NBA draft, college basketball's top returning players took part in the LeBron James Skills Academy as counselors to the top high school players participating in the camp. And, while Lebron's impending announceme...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  14. NBA draft 2011: Kyle Singler, Chris Singleton impress scouts at L...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla scouted several of college basketball's brightest stars at the LeBron James skills academy, and offers an early look at which guys have improved and how they stack up for the 2011 NBA draft.

    Blog | Conversation | July 12, 2010
  15. NBA Draft Blog - Cole Aldrich vs. Ekpe Udoh highlights Wednesday'...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla surveys Wednesday night's college schedule to examine players in the context of the NBA draft. From the Big 12 showdown between Ekpe Udoh and Cole Aldrich to a pair of Big East guards, Fran shows how to watch all the action like a scout.

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2010
  16. Will rugged Big East be hurt in long run?

    Fran Fraschilla

    I got to call No. 20 Louisville's 69-63 upset of No. 1 Pittsburgh on Saturday night with good buddies Sean McDonough and Bill Raftery. Louisville rallied from 13 points down in the first half and from 10 points down in the second to come back an...

    Blog | January 19, 2009