basketball

‘The Freak’ defense slows opposing offenses

We have all tried gimmick defenses to steal possessions or slow down the opposition’s best player. “The Freak” defense is a modified triangle-an... READ MORE »

NFHS: Participation in high school basketball grows nationwide

Participation in high school basketball nationwide grew by close to 5,000 athletes last year, according to the latest survey by the National Federatio... READ MORE »

PCA video: Notre Dame coach Mike Brey discusses body language

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-RcL-j4cU8 Mike Brey is the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Notre Dame. He led his 2014-2015 te... READ MORE »

Oklahoma facing shortage of basketball referees

Just one month before the fall high school sports season begins, Oklahoma is facing a significant shortage of qualified referees for football and bask... READ MORE »

Mass. HS coach returns after resigning over parents

A popular Massachusetts high school girls basketball coach is returning to the court, just months after stepping down over pressure from disgruntled p... READ MORE »

Drills to teach the single-post offense

Almost all our team shooting drills will incorporate actions or concepts out of our single-post offense. Practicing the field goals you attempt in a g... READ MORE »

Concordia University Irvine officially joins NCAA

From Concordia University Irvine IRVINE, Calif. — Concordia University Irvine (CUI) has received approval from the National Collegiate Athletic ... READ MORE »

Using ‘Elevator Screens’ to close the door on defenders

The “elevator screen” is appropriately named because it has two stationary screeners that are stacked together but leaves just enough room for a t... READ MORE »

5-out motion offense helps players read the defense

Our high school is small and our team lacks size. As a coaching staff, we felt that we needed to develop an offense that would help overcome this size... READ MORE »

NFHS adopts rule to stop play for ‘misconduct warnings’

Beginning next season, high school basketball referees will stop games to give misconduct warnings to coaches and other personnel who are unruly. T... READ MORE »


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