Florida, UCLA are both very well-coached
Originally Published: April 2, 2006By Fran Fraschilla | Special to ESPN.com
INDIANAPOLIS -- Monday night's national final between Florida and UCLA is a matchup of two teams that really understand the nuances of pick-and-roll offense. Because of the NBA influences on both coaching staffs (Ben Howland's ties to George Karl, along with Rick Majerus; and Billy Donovan's relationships with Rick Pitino and the Van Gundys), both the Bruins and Gators are capable of breaking down even relatively sophisticated college defenses.
Streeter Lecka/Getty ImagesFarmar runs the pick-and-roll expertly for the Bruins.
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