Depth is important this season

Updated: November 15, 2013, 11:18 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

The college basketball season is a week old, and we already have a trend developing.

In watching a number of games, I have seen coaches going deeper with their bench.

I really felt going into the season that to win in the sport, you had to develop more players because of the tighter rules calling fouls. There were going to be players picking up a second foul early, being forced to the bench, meaning secondary players would have a greater role.

I saw that out of the gate when ...

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