In today's college basketball, traditional position definitions are breaking down. Terms such as power forward, center and shooting guard are being replaced by 6'10" guys who can shoot the three and 6'5", 240-pound post players who don't fit typical molds.
In particular, skilled big men are becoming scarce. It's increasingly difficult to put together a classic two-post lineup, but this season, we're going to find a growing number of coaches who simply don't care.
Just like every situation, some coaches adapt better than others to a lack of quality height. Some of the game's top strategists favor a lineup with four perimeter players working around one post. The eight schools listed here—presented alphabetically—could operate for extended minutes with only one big man and be better for it.
All heights and weights from official school rosters. All stats and rankings from StatSheet.com unless otherwise noted.