Author Archives: Justin Scanson

Hoop Insights: Marquette’s New Go-To Threat on Offense

The player making the strongest impact from this rebuilt 2020-2021 roster is guard Koby McEwen. The Senior from Toronto played second chair to the likes of Howard in seasons past, only averaging 9.5 points per game in 2019-20. Yet so far this season, he’s been the go-to scorer late in games for Marquette and is leading the team with 15.7 points per game (almost three full points ahead of his next teammate).

Hoop Insights: Kentucky’s Shooting Woes

by Aaron Hanshaw / Just Play Solutions – Analytics Academy In a year where so many things look different than they once were, it’s no surprise this college basketball season has begun in equally unusual fashion: Bill Self is playing small ball, Frank Martin is bald, and the highest-profile tournament took place in New Jersey.

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What About High School Basketball?

There has been a lot of discussion about how colleges are going to function with COVID-related restrictions, but very few people are talking about how this affects high school programs. Nettleton High School girls’ basketball team has found a way to connect with their players in spite of hurdles created by the pandemic.  “Just Play has been

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Stay Ready Program

In light of the uncertainty facing college athletics, and with in-person meetings significantly reduced, Just Play is offering the Stay Ready Program to help coaches create a more effective socially distant opportunity to prepare players and increase readiness for when play resumes. With coaches facing new challenges, such as figuring out the most effective ways

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