Prosser death a loss for basketball

Originally Published: July 27, 2007
By Fran Fraschilla | Special to ESPN Insider
This is not an easy column to write. I've often thought of basketball as the playground of life, and Thursday it lost one of its nicest guys. Skip Prosser left us far too suddenly and far too soon, having died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday.

Fran Fraschilla is a college basketball analyst for ESPN. He formerly was the head coach at Manhattan, St. John's and New Mexico.