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Argentina Defense

7 Cardinal Defensive Principles

7 Cardinal Defensive Principles

Looking to increase your defensive efficiency this season? Try adding these defensive principles from the legend, Adolph Rupp. Cut Down the Number of Shots “Teams must shoot to score, and if you can reduce their scoring opportunities by aggressive defensive play, you will eliminate the danger of a high score.” Cut Down the Percentage of

April 4, 2016 - Houston, TX, USA - Villanova's Kris Jenkins shoots the game-winning three-point basket over North Carolina on Monday, April 4, 2016, at NRG Stadium in Houston. (Credit Image: � Yong Kim/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Championship #XsOs – Villanova Wildcats

The Villanova Wildcats won the 2016 National Championship over the North Carolina Tarheels in dramatic fashion Monday night. With 4.7 seconds on the clock the Wildcats ran a great end of game pitch set to get Kris Jenkins an open look at 3 and the championship. Nova also runs a terrific 4-out motion offense that Coach

March 18, 2016 - St. Louis, Missouri, U.S - Michigan State Spartans guard MATT MCQUAID (20) tries to block the three point shot of Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders guard JAQAWN RAYMOND (10)during the first round of the Midwest Region in the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, where #15 Middle Tennessee State leads #2 Michigan State by the score of 41-35 at half time  , held at The Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO (Credit Image: © Richard Ulreich via ZUMA Wire)

Middle Tennessee State: The Xs&Os of an Upset

Middle Tennessee State came into the NCAA Tournament as a 15 seed facing the number 2 seed Michigan State. Michigan State was on a roll after just clinching the Big Ten tournament title and playing well, and was chosen by most-myself included-to win the tournament. Middle Tennessee State didn’t just beat Michigan State, they outplayed

January 9, 2016: Maryland Terrapins guard Melo Trimble #2 in action during the NCAA Basketball game between the Maryland Terrapins and the Wisconsin Badgers at the Kohl Center in Madison, WI. Maryland defeated Wisconsin 63-60. John Fisher/CSM(Credit Image: © John Fisher/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

NCAA Tournament Preview: Maryland Terrapins

  The Maryland Terrapins have had a somewhat successful season remaining within the Top 20 all season under the leadership of Head Coach Mark Turgeon. Turgeon’s utilized a playbook that has works with the strengths of his players. Melo Trimble, a talented pick and roll point guard, Diamond Stone, a mobile freshman big man, and