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Building a "Rock Solid" Championship Defense [ARTICLE]


Winning games or winning championships? If this question was posed to every basketball coach in the nation, undoubtedly, the answer would be to win championships. Championships on any level are hard to come by and when I begin to study champions...... Continue

Important Points to Consider When Planning a Basketball Practice [ARTICLE]

by Practice Planner Live on

When you think about it, is there anything more important in your coaching responsibilities and duties than planning an effective practice session? John Wooden once said, "Failure to prepare is preparing for failure." Obviously the level of player...... Continue

Early Offense Strategy and Keys [ARTICLE]


I consider myself an avid golfer and a few years ago I heard a great analogy about early offense in basketball and how it relates to golf. I heard University of North Carolina's Roy Williams, also an avid golfer; say that if he played Tiger Woods...E... Continue

The Best Drills for Basketball [ARTICLE]

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The right tools can be the difference between success and failure in life. It follows that the right basketball drills could give you the edge you need to get to the next level. As a basketball player, I was blessed to play at the Division I...... Continue

Playing As the Underdog [ARTICLE]

by Jeremy Ruffin - Pensacola Christian College on

Some coaches might look at playing as an Underdog a challenge. Some coaches might look at playing as an Underdog as disrespectful. We, here at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, FL, have taken on the Underdog role in several games. At our...... 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

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