ONLINE COACHING CLINICThursday, Sept 10, 20202:00p ET / 11:00a PT The Breakdown with Just Play will examine the X’s & O’s of Mark Few and the Gonzaga Men’s Basketball team. A perennial top 10 program, Coach Few likes to keep his offense simple. That doesn’t mean that he doesn’t have a few tricks up his
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
Brian Rosario and Justin Scanson sit down to discuss the latest news concerning COVID19 and what coaches can and should be thinking about during these unsure times.
Micah Potter could be the secret weapon that unleashes a Badger run deep into March. Potter has given the Badgers a new option to run their offense through and has made them a better defensive team in conference play.
Omaha. Somewhere in middle America. The Creighton Bluejays have been on fire as of late, winning their past four contests and eight of their last nine overall. From the outside, it may look like the Jays’ success is due solely to the play of their top three guards: Mitch Ballock, Ty-Shon Alexander and Marcus Zegarowski.
Through the first several weeks of the season, we’ve seen six teams take the number one spot in the polls. First, Michigan State took the top position in the preseason, followed by Kentucky then Duke. Louisville held it down for a couple of weeks, then Kansas took over for a week before a one-point loss to Villanova.
Numbers don’t lie. Sure, they often don’t give the full context, but they do tell a story. Last week, the big number for Georgetown was two. And no, that two is not for the two players who transferred or the two current players implicated in off-the-court issues. That two is for two wins the general
It was only a handful of years ago that Kansas basketball was synonymous with high-low offense. For years, you could expect two true bigs on the floor at all times, with constant ball reversals and post seals in the half-court. Sure, there were various entries and tweaks—some years, they ball-screened out of their high-low stuff constantly and
Offense in college basketball is bad right now. This isn’t an opinion, it’s an objective fact. Sure, it’s early in the season, but the numbers would indicate we’re headed for the worst offensive year since 2015-16, when the shot clock was reduced to 30 seconds. You can attribute this decrease in efficiency to a number
“Camp sucks.” Or at least that’s what I’ve heard a handful of times lately. Look, I’ve been there, and I get it. Running a camp is hard. Even if you have a large staff of coaches plenty of support, there’s a lot to juggle. You need trainers available, coolers full, and concession stand stocked. You
NCAA LiveStats / Just Play Press Release Starting this college basketball season, Just Play Sports Solutions will be powered by NCAA LiveStats, the official data collection software of collegiate sports, providing the fastest and most reliable statistics on the market. This integration with NCAA LiveStats will provide Just Play clients with access to more advanced data
Watching film is important. It can humble or give a shot of confidence. It can convict or acquit, teach or display. You need film for scouting purposes, for self-scouting, and to develop your players. You’d never debate the opposite because this isn’t a controversial statement. As a coach trying to win games, film is a