Gentry – Plays of the Week

This is part of an ongoing email newsletter produced by Stephen F. Austin Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Stephen Gentry. To subscribe to his newsletter, drop him a note at: gentrysh@sfasu.edu Coach, This week I am including three plays. The first two plays are open post ballscreen sets with movement prior that Ohio State ran vs. Arizona

Advice for Student-Managers That Want to Become Coaches

This article was originally posted by Greg Youncofski here. Make sure to follow Greg on twitter at @CoachGregUC Over the past two seasons, I have received several messages from aspiring coaches currently working for college programs as a student-manager asking for advice on how to stick out amongst their peers and take that next step in

The Art of 1-on-1 Defense – Part 1

We live in a basketball world where style usually gets noticed more than substance.  A player with strong 1-on-1 offensive skills (jab, shoulder fake, foot-fake, spin, pull-up jump shot) often gets rewarded with millions of dollars from an NBA contract and endorsements. While this “highlight” brand of basketball may dominate the talking points on ESPN

The Offseason – Now What?

The season is over. Emotions of how it ended, either high or low have subsided and bodies are beginning to recover. Now what!? Focus on injury prevention and recovery Everyone ends the season a little beat up. Offseason is a wonderful time to tend to those little nagging injuries or the bigger ones. Strengthen weaknesses

Motion Offense – Four-Player Drills

In Vol. 7 of the FastModel Motion Offense Forum we progress to four-player drills to teach passing, screening, cutting, floor balance and reading the defense. In building and refining a motion offense, especially one of the four-out variety, you will rely more heavily upon four-player drills than any other drill grouping. The carryover from practice

UConn Chin Series

The University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball team won their 10th NCAA Championship and 3rd in a row Tuesday night. Coach Geno Auriemma has won titles with some of the greatest players in women’s basketball history. Loaded again with 3 All Americans (Stewart, Mosqueda-Lewis, Jefferson) UConn ran a number of Chin sets that put the Notre Dame defense

2015 NCAA Championship Game Recap

Duke topped Wisconsin 68-63 on Monday night to end another incredible college basketball season. The win gave Mike Krzyzewski his 5th NCAA Championship. In 40 years of coaching, Coach K has now compiled a 1,018-310 record, 12 Final Four appearances, 13 ACC Tournament Championships, 12 Regular Season ACC Championships, and has been named the Basketball

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