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Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra speaks at the 2018 Coaching U Live clinic in Las Vegas, NV. Image courtesy of Coaching U.

FastTrade: The New Way to Network for Basketball Coaches

FastTrade: The New Way to Network for Basketball Coaches

Build relationships and expand your coaching circle with FastDraw’s FastTrade feature as a networking tool.  No matter what industry you work in, networking is crucial to success. The coaching business is no different. Relationships matter and those who have have a solid network are in better shape to succeed than those who don’t. But we’ve

March 25, 2018 - Boston, MA, U.S. - BOSTON, MA - MARCH 25: Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) and Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) signal the play during an Elite Eight matchup between the Villanova Wildcats and the Texas Tech Red Raiders on March 25, 2018, at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Wildcats defeated the Red Raiders 71-59. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire) (Credit Image: © Fred Kfoury Iii/Icon SMI via ZUMA Press)

Final Four: Villanova Wildcats – Numbers Behind the Dominance

The Villanova Wildcats have handled opponents all season with elite shooting and rebounding, and the NCAA Tournament has been no different.  Villanova’s consistency has gotten the Wildcats to this point – another Final Four with a shot at a National Championship. Will they need something extra than what they’ve shown in the tournament so far

March 17, 2018: Loyola (Il) Ramblers head coach Porter Moser in the second round of the NCAA March Madness Men's Basketball game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Loyola Chicago Ramblers at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX Loyola defeated Tennessee 62-63 Albert Pena/CSM(Credit Image: © Albert Pena/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Final Four: Loyola-Chicago Ramblers – Executing on Both Ends

Loyola-Chicago’s efficiency on both ends of the floor has earned it four upset wins with a legitimate shot at getting two more. When the 2018 NCAA tournament began, few people predicted that Loyola-Chicago would make it all the way to the Final Four. The Ramblers’ performance so far has proven that they belong, and that they

March 24, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA, USA - Michigan's Moritz Wagner (13) drives against Florida State's Ike Obiagu (12)during the first half of an NCAA Tournament regional final at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Credit Image: © Junfu Han/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Michigan Wolverines – Find Use Create

An examination of how the Michigan Wolverines find, use and create offensive numbers advantages using a simple pick-and-pop It’s no secret that John Beilein is a terrific basketball coach. He has long been considered an offensive wizard. His Michigan Wolverines (32-7, #3 West Region) have advanced to the Final Four thanks in large part to

March 25, 2018 - Omaha, NE U.S. - Kansas Jayhawks guard Devonte' Graham #4 in action during the Elite 8, Midwest Regional, NCAA men's basketball game between #2 Duke Blue Devils and #1 Kansas Jayhawks at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, NE..Attendance:17579.Kansas Won 85-81 OT.Jimmy Rash/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Jimmy Rash/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Final Four – The Kansas Jayhawks’ X Factor

The combination of great offense and talented players makes Kansas arguably the most consistent team in the NCAA the last decade plus. Thirty-one wins. Another Big 12 regular season championship. A Big 12 tournament championship. And the latest – a trip to the Final Four. Oh, and this was supposed to be a down year

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EuroLeague Final Four Preview

Istanbul plays host to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four and qualifiers Real Madrid, CSKA, Olympiacos and Fenerbahce.  The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four tips off Friday in Istanbul, Turkey. After winning quarterfinal playoff series Real Madrid, CSKA, Olympiacos and Fenerbahce will battle for the championship with the semifinals on Friday and the championship on Sunday.

Jan. 16, 2016 - Washington, DC, USA - 20160116 - Villanova guard RYAN ARCIDIACONO (15) dribbles against Georgetown forward ISAAC COPELAND (11) in the first half at the Verizon Center in Washington. (Credit Image: � Chuck Myers via ZUMA Wire)

Final Four – Villanova Ball Screen Concepts

The four basic ball screen concepts featured in the Villanova Wildcats’ Spread Four-Out Motion Offense Attack The Villanova Wildcats (33-5) survived the South Region to advance to Houston and will face the Oklahoma Sooners (29-7) in the Final Four. Jay Wright has his club in the National Semifinals for the first time since 2009. The immaculate

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Final Four – A Professional Development Opportunity

College students get spring break for vacation. College basketball coaches get the Final Four. However, for eight coaching staffs the men’s and women’s Final Fours really are business trips. If you have a goal of reaching the game’s pinnacle event on the bench and not at the bar down the street, you need to take

March 26, 2016 - Anaheim, CA, USA - The Oklahoma Sooners begin their celebration after winning the NCAA West Regional Championship over Oregon at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday... ///ADDITIONAL INFO: ncaa.0327 - 3/26/16 - Photo by PAUL RODRIGUEZ - Oregon vs. Oklahoma in the NCAA West Region Championship game at Honda Center. (Credit Image: � Paul Rodriguez/The Orange County Register via ZUMA Wire)

March Madness #XsOs – Plays of the Elite 8

After all the madness, we are down to just four teams. Some surprises along the way, but North Carolina, Villanova, and Oklahoma didn’t surprise too many getting to Houston. Even though Syracuse had not played well coming into the NCAA Tournament they have played their best basketball when it counts most, earning themselves a spot in the Final

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