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Seven Major Reasons Why Games Are Lost

By James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 04/11/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Good defense can force you into bad shots as players become impatient and try to force the issue. 

After a Basketball Team Loses, Sportsmanship Wins

By Bob Colllins, MPR 04/09/2018, 12:00pm CDT

"I told my team that it’s not all negative and they are just like you guys. It was definitely a learning experience."

Five Takeaways from March Madness

By Asia Mape, I Love to Watch You Play 04/05/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Anyone can be a hero on any given night  so always be ready.

Full-Court Man-To-Man Pressure Defense

By James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 04/03/2018, 12:00pm CDT

This steady, relentless pressure over the course of the game will harass and tire the opponent. It will cause the offense to make bad passes and force turnovers that opponents would never make if they were allowed to dribble up the floor uncontested. 

Academics and the Student Athlete: an Athlete's Perspective

By Thomas Emma, Coach's Clipboard 03/27/2018, 12:00pm CDT

As more eyes open to their challenges and struggles more ideas and strategies will emerge to help them succeed not only in-between the lines of the playing field or court but in the lecture halls, science labs, and classrooms as well.

Texas Tech Recognizes Outstanding Show of Sportsmanship

By Steve Hartman, CBS News 03/21/2018, 12:00pm CDT

"I was raised to treat others like you want to be treated," Jonathon said. "I just thought Mitchell deserved his chance, deserved his opportunity."

'Smaller' Basketball Players: Perhaps the Best Athletes of All

By Thomas Emma, Coach's Clipboard 03/20/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Any player big, medium or small who develops his or her game enough to play the great, extremely competitive sport of basketball at a high level deserves the utmost respect and credit.

How to Stay Relaxed in the Heat of the Moment

By Positive Coaching Alliance 03/20/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Brad Stevens rose to prominence as the preternaturally calm and cool coach of the Butler University basketball team

PCA National Advisory Board Member and Head Coach for the Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens (@BCCoachStevens) is known as a positive coach. 

Hustling and Loose Ball Basketball Drills

By James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 03/16/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Keep playing until the offense scores or the defense gets the ball. Award one point for getting the loose ball, and another point for the scores.

For the Role Players and Unsung Heroes

By James Gels, Coach's Clipboard 03/15/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The good role player realizes that his or her "time will come." This really takes a special person, because most of us want to be starters ... it takes great maturity to be a good role player.

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