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Drill of The Week

Coach Tony Miller shares a great partner shooting drill to simulate an east-west closeout, similar to what shooter might face playing against a zone defense. Check out the full breakdown in the video below! Partner Contested Shooting Drill

Lloyd extended through 2029 at Arizona

The University of Arizona and men’s basketball head coach Tommy Lloyd have agreed on a five-year contract extension that will keep Lloyd in Tucson until at least 2029, pending approval by the Arizona Board of Regents. “Tommy has proven to be a championship coach, an exceptional leader and recruiter, and has reinvigorated Wildcat pride by transforming the

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Quinnipiac extends Pecora through 2027-28

Quinnipiac Director of Athletics Greg Amodio has announced a contract extension for Men’s Basketball Head Coach Tom Pecora through the end of the 2027-28 season. Pecora has led the Bobcats to a 19-6 start during his first season at the helm of the program. Quinnipiac (11-3 MAAC record) currently sits atop the league standings with just under

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WEEK 15: HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 15 HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions. These coaches are now eligible to receive the HoopDirt.com National Coach of the Year Award presented by Just Play Solutions which will be announced at the conclusion of the 2023-24 college basketball season. This is

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Legendary Coach Lefty Driesell passes away

Legendary men’s basketball coach Lefty Driesell passed away this morning at the age of 92. The former head coach at Davidson (1960-69), Maryland (1969-86), James Madison (1988-96), and Georgia State (1997-03) held an overall coaching record of 786-394 and was named Coach of the Year nine times throughout four different conferences. There have been many

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OFFICIAL: Ohio State fires Head Basketball Coach Chris Holtmann

Following-up on earlier reports from today. Ohio State has made Chris Holtmann’s dismissal official this afternoon by releasing the following statement: Gene Smith, The Ohio State University Senior Vice President and Wolfe Foundation Endowed Athletics Director, has terminated the contract of men’s basketball head coach Chris Holtmann effective immediately. Holtmann had four years remaining on his contract

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WEEK 14: HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 14 HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions. These coaches are now eligible to receive the HoopDirt.com National Coach of the Year Award presented by Just Play Solutions which will be announced at the conclusion of the 2023-24 college basketball season. This is

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Dr. Dish Basketball’s Baseline Out-of-Bounds Playbook

Give your team the best chances to score with Dr. Dish Basketball’s Baseline Out-of-Bounds Playbook! Download 10 FREE plays from Coach Jefferson Mason to be prepared for any inbounds situation like running a set offense or scoring a quick basket. Link to BLOB Sign Up Page

How to Inquire About College Coaching Opportunities

I’ve discussed college coaching opportunities in several other articles. If you’re ready to take that step, how do you go about it? In my opinion, the best method is an in-person introduction. An in-person visit can be a powerful way to make a strong impression on a head coach. If the colleges you are interested

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