Best programs at developing talent
July, 3, 2013
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN Insider
David Butler II/US PresswireBuzz Williams has consistently won at Marquette despite few elite recruits.It’s difficult to quantify which are the elite programs -- and coaches -- at developing talent. It can be taking a mid-major recruit and turning him into a lottery selection. It can be taking a junior college player no one wanted and helping him become the Big East Player of the Year. It can be taking a so-called “football program” and using a flurry of under-recruited players to take the basketball program to a higher level, or it can just be taking a bunch of guys few wanted to the NCAA tournament each and every year.
There’s no simple way to measure the best programs at evaluating and developing talent, but here are 10 that have stood out lately.
Marquette Golden Eagles