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March 17, 2017 - Greenville, SC, USA - North Carolina's Justin Jackson (44) signals a 3-pointer after hitting one against Texas Southern in the first half during the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C. UNC advanced, 103-64. (Credit Image: � Chuck Liddy/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

South Region – Sweet 16 Preview

South Region – Sweet 16 Preview

After all of the madness, we are down to the top four seeds in the South Region. This regional bracket was full of great moments in the first weekend despite all four favorites moving forward. Wichita State pushed Kentucky to the brink, Middle Tennessee stormed to take down Minnesota and Arkansas gave the Tar Heels

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NCAA Tournament – South Region #XsOs

The first weekend of the 2017 NCAA Tournament was full of fantastic games, thrilling finishes, and some great #XsOs. Although there have been great plays run by all teams involved in the tournament, I want to specifically focus on the South Region and some of the themes that I have seen from the teams in that

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Play of the Day – Mar 14, 2015

Coach Wooden preached ball movement from side-to-side, making the defense move frequently and never letting the ball settle. With lots of quick passes in 10 to 15 foot gaps, Wooden was a master at designing plays that forced his teams to share the ball. As a counter, many defenses would start to jump passing lanes

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Play of the Day – Mar 10, 2015

Over the next few days we will break down some of John Wooden’s favorite sets from his UCLA teams in the 1970s. Coach Wooden was incredibly accomplished, and the great leadership abilities he exhibited often overshadow the brilliant offensive contributions he has made. This play, which Coach Wooden called “Down”, got an isolation post play

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Play of the Day – Mar 9, 2015

Today’s Play of the Day is from Tom Thibodeu and the Chicago Bulls, a set they’ve run for Nikola Mirotic. Chicago has employed two true big man lineups during the Thibodeau era, so having a shooting big man like Mirotic is something new for the team. As such, Thibodeau’s playbook has expanded, and now features

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