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How to Get Your Team to Play More Up-Tempo [ARTICLE]

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There are many different things coaches must focus on during basketball practice–shooting, dribbling, techniques, plays…the list goes on and on. But how often to you spend on getting your team to play more up-tempo? These drills will help to get...... Continue

Shooting Drills from the University of New Mexico's Women's Basketball [ARTICLE]

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Yvonne Sanchez, coach of the University of New Mexico women's basketball team, emphasizes proper footwork at all times. That's why she has her players perform shooting drills that require them to be fundamentally sound. Sanchez says, "You have to...... Continue

A Unique Approach to Proper Shooting Technique [ARTICLE]

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From a pick-up game to a professional one, it's easy to see there are multiple ways to shoot a basketball. Most players believe that if they take a shot and the ball goes in, they must be shooting well enough. But with repetition and practice, any...... Continue

3 Secrets For Increasing Your Offensive Rebound Total [ARTICLE]

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When it comes to offensive rebounding, the ability to anticipate the ball coming off the rim can be just as important as length, or athleticism. That’s why I like to put my players through a series of drills that hone their offensive rebounding...... Continue

Basketball Passing Drills That Teach the Fundamentals [ARTICLE]

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Basketball would be boring without the simple art of passing. Passing drills are crucial for young players who are learning the game. Do you really know the best situation to use a bounce pass or a chest pass? ... Continue

Backdoor Cut [ARTICLE]

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The backdoor cut is used when an offensive player overplayed by a defender who is trying to prevent the player from receiving a pass. The backdoor cut takes place when the offensive player makes an initial cut to receive a pass from a teammate...... Continue

Non-Traditional Basketball Stats that Impact the Game [ARTICLE]

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What are the stats that you look at when you first look at a stat sheet? Traditionally everyone looks at the following stats in this order:... Continue

Give Your Offense A Helping Handoff [ARTICLE]

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We had a dilemma one season in that our center was not a conventional scoring threat (we liked it so much we kept using it), so we began to use him as a handoff man in our UCLA offensive set. Since his defender was always sagging to help defend...... Continue

Basketball Team Drills That Go the Extra Mile [ARTICLE]

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Many coaches teach the same tired old basketball drills that their high-school coaches ran them through a million years ago. This is a recipe for boredom and mediocrity. Here are some fresh drills to help you and your team become more...... Continue

New SAT Grading Scale Released for NCAA and NAIA Initial Eligibility [ARTICLE]


In the spring of 2016, the SAT rolled out a newly formatted exam. As a result, both the NCAA and NAIA recently released revised SAT minimum score requirements, which...... Continue