Fran Fraschilla Biography
Fran Fraschilla is a former college basketball coach and basketball analyst in the United States. He works as a studio analyst for ESPN college basketball programming and as a game analyst for Big Monday broadcasts, primarily covering Big 12 action.
Fran Fraschilla Age
He was born on August 30th, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York
Fran Fraschilla Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Fran Fraschilla Education
He went to Brooklyn’s James Madison High School. Fraschilla obtained a bachelor’s degree in American history from Brooklyn College.
Fran Fraschilla Parents
He has not yet revealed information bout his parents to the public yet.
Fran Fraschilla Wife
He is happily married to his lovely wife Meg Oconnell Franschilla. The duo has been together since 1988. They reside in Dallas Texas
Fran Fraschilla Kids
He is a devoted father of two sons, James and Matthew Franschilla. His sons are both players. James was a member of the University of Oklahoma men’s basketball team and was a Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year nominee. He is a member of the Orlando Magic’s basketball staff. Whereas, Matthew, played basketball at Harvard and is now the Video Coordinator for Villanova Men’s Basketball.
Fran Fraschilla ESPN
Fraschilla joined ESPN as a college basketball studio and game analyst. He mainly covers men’s basketball games for the Big 12 Conference. He covered the NBA Draft, the 2006 and 2010 FIBA World Championships, as well as the NBA and high school basketball for ESPN. From 2007 through 2014, he worked as an analyst for ESPN’s NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball broadcast. Fraschilla coached at the collegiate level for 23 years and compiled a 175-100 overall record.
Along with that, he was the 34th winningest active coach in men’s college basketball when he joined ESPN. From 1996 to 1998, Fraschilla was the head coach at St. John’s University. For the first time in five years, he helped the Red Storm to the NCAA Championship in 1998. From 1992 to 1996, he was the head coach at Manhattan College, where his teams made the postseason all four years, including two NCAA appearances and two NIT appearances.
Fraschilla was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, National Association Basketball Coaches District II Coach of the Year, Eastern Basketball Coach of the Year, and Metropolitan Basketball Writers Coach of the Year after the team won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship in 1995.
Fran Fraschilla New Mexico
Fraschilla was the head coach at the University of New Mexico from 1999 to 2002, leading the Lobos to the Mountain West Conference title game and the third round of the National Invitation Tournament in 2001. For his work with the “Dream to Read” initiative, he received the NABC Literacy Pioneer Award in 2000.
Additionally, he has also volunteered for the NABC/American Cancer Society’s “Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Attack,” the NY State Special Olympics, The O’Hara Foundation, St. John’s Bread and Life, and White Plains Parks and Recreation, among others. From 1994 to 2002, he was the chairperson of the NABC Committee on Academics. Fraschilla served as an Honorary Chairman for the New Mexico Special Olympics Summer Games in 2000, as well as the UNM Library Development program.
Fran Fraschilla Tennessee
Fran served as an assistant coach under coach Rick Barnes. This was in the late 1980s and 1990s. However, he once trended for calling the Vol Fans idiots during one broadcast on a Sunday afternoon.
Fran Fraschilla St Johns
After a massive success at Manhattan College, he was hired by St. John’s at the age of 37. After the university first refused to hire him, he superseded Brian Mahoney at St. John’s. After leading the Red Storm to a 22-10 record and their first NCAA Tournament participation in five years, Fraschilla was dismissed. The team was loaded with talent, and they were on track to reach the Elite Eight the next season. Nonetheless, Fraschilla was fired because his demanding attitude had clashed with St. John’s hierarchy.
Fran Fraschilla Podcast
Fraschilla is the host of World of Basketball with Fran Fraschilla. Along with that, profiles and talks with players, coaches, executives who have succeeded in the game before.
Fran Fraschilla Salary
She earns a salary of approximately $100,000 annually.
Fran Fraschilla Networth
His networth is estimated at $ 2 million.