Improvement plans for top teams
May, 3, 2011
By Fran Fraschilla | ESPN Insider
Peyton Williams/Getty ImagesUNC is set up front with Zeller, Barnes and Henson. But the Heels' outside shooting must improve.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 going away. Some of the game's best young players are putting the NBA on hold and should make the depth of talent as good as it has been since Kevin Durant, Kevin Love and Derrick Rose were in college.
Here is my breakdown of 10 quality teams (not necessarily my top 10, but 10 impressive squads nonetheless) and the areas in which they can improve next season. I have taken into account the players that I believe will be leaving for the NBA draft and, obviously, the impact that incoming freshmen and transfers will have.