Hoop Insights: The Numbers Behind a National Title

The Four Factors give teams the four statistical areas (efficiency, free throws, turnovers, and rebounds) that contribute to wins and losses. For many coaching staffs, this is a good starting point. For others, however, I believe it can be even simpler. Whether you’re deciding how many guys to send to the glass, how often to press, or what to run offensively, knowing whether your intention is to be more efficient with your opportunities or get extra ones is a good place to begin.

Daily News & Notes – 1/19/21

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over

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Daily Dirt – 8/28/17

Things are getting busy as guys are starting to return to school. Here are some things that I’ve heard to kick off the week…   I have heard from a great source that UNC Greensboro will name Kyle Bankhead as the new Director of Basketball Operations. Bankhead was a long-time assistant at San Diego who

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Baylor Basketball Staff Update

Baylor men’s basketball 15th-year head coach Scott Drew announced two additions and two promotions on his coaching staff on Thursday. Bill Peterson joins the staff as Director of Basketball Operations and Ty Beard is the Bears’ new Director of Video Operations. Additionally, Drew promoted Jared Nuness to Special Assistant and Director of Player Development and

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HOT: Dave Bliss resigns as Head Basketball Coach at Southwestern Christian University

Southwestern Christian University announced today that Dave Bliss will no longer serve the University as the Head of the Men’s Basketball program. In a statement released today, University President Dr. Reggies Wenyika affirmed his commitment to seeking new leadership in a manner that is consistent with the University’s beliefs, standards and policies, as a duty

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K-State Assistant Alvin Brooks Headed to Baylor

Kansas State assistant men’s basketball coach Alvin Brooks III announced his resignation to accept a coaching position at Baylor in his native state of Texas. “I appreciate Alvin’s contribution to our program over these past four years,” said head coach Bruce Weber. “He has been a valuable member of our staff and has helped build

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Arkansas State to Introduce Baylor Assistant McCasland as New Head Basketball Coach on Wednesday

The Arkansas State Athletics Department has announced it will hold an 11:00 a.m. (CT) press conference Wednesday, March 16, announcing Grant McCasland as its new head men’s basketball coach.  The press conference will be held on the Arkansas State University campus at the Convocation Center auditorium. The press conference is open to working media and

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OFFICIAL: Dave Bliss hired at SCU

We had this as a rumor earlier this week.  It has now been made official… Southwestern Christian University announced the hiring of Dave Bliss as its new men’s basketball coach. Bliss, a veteran coach who has won over 500 games at college basketball’s highest level, becomes just the third men’s basketball coach in SCU history. He replaces

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Dave Bliss Dirt…

It appears that Dave Bliss is set to return to coaching. The former head coach at Baylor, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and SMU will reportedly take over at NAIA Southwestern Christian (OK). The 71 year-old Bliss, who has won over 500 games in his career, has been out of college basketball since 2003. He was given

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