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What's the best conference in basketball?

Frank Kaminsky, Marcus Paige and Georges Niang play in the nation's elite conferences. Getty Images

It's a simple question: Which conference has been No. 1 in college basketball this season? Is it the Big Ten or Big 12 based on top-to-bottom depth? Is it the ACC for the amount of top-15 teams? We posed this question to former coaches Fran Fraschilla and Seth Greenberg to settle the debate, at least for the moment. Both also provided sleeper picks for every major conference tournament.


No. 1 conference

Fran Fraschilla: There are many different ways to measure which conference had the strongest season. The ACC has certainly been top-heavy, with five very good teams in Virginia, Duke, Notre Dame, Louisville and North Carolina. Because I saw the Big 12 play so much, I happen to think that from 1-to-10 it was easily the deepest conference in the country.