Finding the perfect ESPN 100 blend

Take a look at the top teams in the country and you’ll find a plethora of approaches. There’s varying styles of play, a broad range of coaching philosophies, and even vastly different levels of experience within their rosters.

But take a closer look and you’ll notice one of the only true commonalities is in regard to the way in which each roster is built. They’ve all got a dynamic offensive player or two, scorers or playmakers to serve as the pillars of the team’s offense, but those guys are then surrounded by complimentary pieces, or what Seth Greenberg has dubbed “blend players,” who buy into taking on less glamorous roles for the good of the team.