1. UConn’s defensive game plan
After 13 seasons playing in the NBA for guys such as Chuck Daly, Larry Brown and Don Nelson, Kevin Ollie has a Ph.D. in basketball that he simply could not have earned as an assistant at the college level. The NBA season is timed in dog years compared with the length of a college basketball season, and the games are longer and have many more possessions. The nightly game plans are designed to try to neutralize the best offensive players in the world.
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