Fran Fraschilla

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Fran Fraschilla
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Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1958-08-30) August 30, 1958 (age 64)
Brooklyn, New York
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1992–1996 Manhattan
1996–1998 St. John's
1999–2002 New Mexico
Head coaching record
Overall 176–99 (.640)
Accomplishments and honors
NCAA Division I Tournament Appearances (3)
(1993, 1995, 1998)
NIT Appearances (5)
(1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002)
MAAC Regular Season Championships (1993, 1995)
MAAC Tournament Championships (1993)
1995 MAAC Coach of the Year

Fran Fraschilla (born August 30, 1958) is an American basketball commentator and former college basketball coach.


He served as head men's basketball coach at Manhattan College, St. John's University and University of New Mexico, before joining ESPN as broadcast analyst. He currently serves as a game analyst, mostly on Big 12 action, and as a studio analyst for ESPN college basketball programming. He also covers the NBA Draft, focusing mostly on foreign players. He was an assistant coach at Providence with University of Tennessee coach Rick Barnes. His co-broadcaster on many Big 12 games is Brent Musburger. He also serves as ESPN's analyst for its broadcasts of FIBA tournaments. His son, James Fraschilla, is currently a senior guard for the University of Oklahoma men's basketball team. Also this year (2014-2015) his younger son Matthew Fraschilla is a sophomore playing basketball at Harvard University.

Head coaching record

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Manhattan (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) (1992–1996)
1992–1993 Manhattan 23–7 12–2 1st NCAA First Round
1993–1994 Manhattan 20–10 10–4 T-2nd NIT First Round
1994–1995 Manhattan 26–5 12–2 1st NCAA Second Round
1995–1996 Manhattan 17–12 9–5 3rd NIT First Round
Manhattan: 86–34 (.717) 43–13 (.768)
St. John's (Big East Conference) (1996–1998)
1996–1997 St. John's 13–14 8–10 5th (BE6)
1997–1998 St. John's 22–10 13–5 2nd (BE6) NCAA First Round
St. John's: 35–24 (.593) 21–15 (.583)
New Mexico (Mountain West Conference) (1999–2002)
1999–2000 New Mexico 18–14 9–5 3rd NIT Second Round
2000–2001 New Mexico 21–13 6–8 T-5th NIT Quarterfinal
2001–2002 New Mexico 16–14 6–8 6th NIT First Round
New Mexico: 55–41 (.573) 21–21 (.500)
Total: 176–99 (.640)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


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