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Under Armour 30 – Under – 30 Team Recognition

Last week I received probably the greatest honor of my career thus far, being named to the Under Armour 30 – Under – 30 Team presented by the NABC. WESLEYAN … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Presser: Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell

It’s hard to believe it has been a full three years now that I’ve been coaching Division III basketball (first at Bard College and now Wesleyan University), but it was … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

TJ Rosene Zone Offense Clinic Notes

The last weekend of April I was in Atlantic City for a really good PGC/Glazier basketball clinic. The clinic ran Thursday, April 28 through Saturday the 30th and offered a … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Oklahoma City Thunder Backdoor Sets

Play Diagrams: Thunder Backdoors So much of coaching is borrowing from other people and tweaking it to fit what you do and I think that has now evolved into coaching websites … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Favorite Sets: Warriors v Blazers Game 3

I’m an old man and fell asleep in the third quarter last night while the Trailblazers had a relatively comfortable lead on the Warriors and then I wake up this morning … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Presser: University of Vermont head coach John Becker

Just over a year ago as I got on a plane headed to Indianapolis for the Final Four, I was lucky enough to be seated next to John Becker, the … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bo Ryan, Phil Martelli and more Final Four Coaching Lessons

If I learned one thing from this year’s Final Four, it was that I should have stayed for Monday night’s championship game. Each of the past two years that I … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tyler Ulis and Juan’ya Green: Ball Screen Reads (Video)

  Boiled down to its simplest form, a ball screen is an easy way to create an advantage on offense. An even five on five matchup changes when the ball handler … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Georgia State Sets & Actions for RJ Hunter

SET DIAGRAMS This time of March is spectacular and although there are no mid-majors still dancing, upset fever is still in the air (thanks Syracuse!). There certainly will be a … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Play of the Day: Hofstra Horns Flipback

As a graduate of Hofstra University and former grad assistant for the men’s basketball team, it has been terrific to see the resurgence of the program. The story of the … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · 1 Comment