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Brad Stevens

Boston Celtics Late Season #XsOs

Boston Celtics Late Season #XsOs

We have reached the last week of the NBA regular season and Brad Stevens has his Boston Celtics in the mix for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Coach Stevens has always had a great reputation as an #XsOs coach, but this season has truly solidified him as one of the best coaches in

Landry Shamet

Late Game Situations: Need a 3

One year ago, Villanova made a buzzer beating three pointer to win the National Championship. In Saturday’s two Final Four games, both match-ups came down to a team needing a 3-pointer to tie the score. In this year’s tournament, we have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of this late game situation. As coaches,

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

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

Malik Monk

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

oneseeds

NCAA Tournament – One Big Thing – #1 Seeds

Villanova, Kansas, North Carolina and Gonzaga are the #1 Seeds in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. A look at that quintessential ONE thing each of them do well. The 2017 NCAA Tournament is set and the madness begins soon. Villanova, North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga earned the top seed in each region. These are familiar programs

NBA – End of Game Plays

NBA – End of Game Plays

On Sunday January 8th, the Detroit Pistons outlasted the Portland Trail Blazers in a double overtime thriller. The game featured three different end of game plays; two from the Trail Blazers and a game winner from the Piston’s Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The coaches for both teams did a great job putting their players in position to tie

Jacobson

Plays of the Week – Northern Iowa Set Plays

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Northern Iowa Set Plays by Wes Kosel was first published by HoopDirt.com) Here are five set plays from Northern Iowa Head Coach Ben Jacobson. Jacobson’s teams are always interesting to watch. He runs a ton of different actions and his players really understand how to play in his

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