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Free Basketball Video (1/8) – Rick Majerus — Triangle and 2: Top of the Key

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Friday, January 8, 2010

Rick Majerus — Triangle and 2: Top of the Key

The Triangle and 2 Defense is designed to disrupt your opponent’s offensive rhythm and prevent their top shooters from scoring. In this basketball video clip, St. Louis coach Rick Majerus sets up the defense at the top of the key.

From the DVD: The Complete Guide to the Triangle and Two Defense

Free basketball videos are added to our library every Tuesday and Friday.  Click on the “Free Video” tab and start becoming a better basketball coach today!  (you must be a member to access the videos — Become a Member today… it’s FREE!.)

Free Basketball Video (1/5) – Oliver Purnell: Richmond Screen

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Oliver Purnell — Richmond Screen

In this free basketball video clip, Clemson coach Oliver Purnell describes the Richmond, emphasizing the importance of sprinting to screen and spacing.

From the DVD: Oliver Purnell: Fundamental Team Drills for Practice

Free basketball videos are added to our library every Tuesday and Friday.  Click on the “Free Video” tab and start becoming a better basketball coach today!  (you must be a member to access the videos — Become a Member today… it’s FREE!.)

Nike Championship Basketball Clinics – Spring 2010

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Monday, January 4, 2010

Registrations are now online for the 2010 Spring Nike Championship Basketball Clinics!

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
April 9, 10, and 11, 2010 – Robert Morris University

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
April 16, 17, and 18, 2010 – Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
April 23, 24, and 25, 2010 – Chula Vista Resort and Wisconsin Dells Center

Las Vegas, Nevada
April 30, May 1 and 2, 2010 – The Orleans Hotel & Casino – The Orleans Arena
The Largest Basketball Clinic In The World

Tunica, Mississippi
May 7, 8, and 9, 2010 – Harrah’s Tunica Resort and Casino Events Center (located in the Casino)

Verona, New York
May 14, 15, and 16, 2010 – Turning Stone Resort and Casino – The Events Center

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Free Basketball Video (1/1) – Cheryl Burnett: Strengths and Weaknesses of Scramble Defense

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Friday, January 1, 2010

Cheryl Burnett — Strengths and Weaknesses of Scramble Defense

In the first free basketball video clip of 2010, former Michigan and Missouri State coach Cheryl Burnett talks about some of the strengths and weaknesses of the Scramble Defense. She says it’s easy to teach, difficult to scout and helps eliminate weaknesses.

Free basketball videos are added to our library every Tuesday and Friday.  Click on the “Free Video” tab and start becoming a better basketball coach today!  (you must be a member to access the videos — Become a Member today… it’s FREE!.)

Free Basketball Video (12/29) – Billy Donovan 1-on-1 Drill for Pressure Defense

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Billy Donovan — 1-on-1 Drill for Pressure Defense

Today’s free “member’s only” video features 2-time national championship coach Billy Donovan of Florida.  Coach Donovan sets up a 1-on-1 drill that he uses to teach his players the very basics of pressure defense.

From the DVD: Billy Donovan: Mastering the Full-Court Match-Up Press

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Free Basketball Video (12/25) – 1-2-2 Match-up Zone

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Friday, December 25, 2009

Joanne P. McCallie — 1-2-2 Match-up Zone

In today’s free video, Duke women’s basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie uses plays on the court to being covering the basics of the 1-2-2 match-up zone.

From the DVD: Joanne McCallie: 1-2-2 Match-Up Zone & 1-2-1-1 Full Court Press

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Free Basketball Video (12/22) – Scoring with the Flex

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Gary Williams — Scoring with the Flex 2: Hold

Gary Williams: Mastering the Flex Offense DVD

Maryland coach Gary Williams uses players on the court to share another scoring option in the Flex Offense versus a 2-3 set. He also adds a three-point scoring threat.

From the DVD: Gary Williams: Mastering the Flex Offense

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NCAA Women’s Basketball Rankings (Dec. 14)

By dan.bergan - Last updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Geno Auriemma and the Connecticut Huskies continue to be the unanimous #1.  Tennessee and Pat Summitt jumped ahead of Notre Dame to #3.

Full Top 25 for Dec. 14, 2009:

  1. Connecticut (Coached by Geno Auriemma)
  2. Stanford (Coached by Tara VanDerveer)
  3. Tennessee (Coached by Pat Summitt)
  4. Notre Dame
  5. LSU (Coached by Van Chancellor)
  6. Baylor
  7. Duke (Coached by Joanne Palombo-McCallie)
  8. Ohio State (Coached by Jim Foster)
  9. North Carolina (Coached by Sylvia Hatchell
  10. Florida State
  11. Georgia (Coached by Andy Landers)
  12. Xavier
  13. Texas A&M
  14. Arizona State
  15. Oklahoma (Coached by Sherri Coale)
  16. Michigan State
  17. Texas (Coached by Gail Goestenkors)
  18. Vanderbilt
  19. Virginia (Coached by Debbie Ryan)
  20. Nebraska
  21. Pittsburgh
  22. Kansas
  23. Wisconsin-Green Bay
  24. James Madison
  25. Georgia Tech –

    NCAA Men’s Basketball Rankings (Dec. 14)

    By admin - Last updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

    Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks continue to hold onto the #1 ranking in the AP Division I Top 25.  Climbing a spot this week are Coach John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats and Purdue (Matt PainterJim Boeheim‘s Syracuse jumped 2 spots to #5 (with 2 first place votes).

    The Top 25 for Dec. 14, 2009 includes:

    1. Kansas (Coached by Bill Self)
    2. Texas
    3. Kentucky  (Coached by John Calipari)
    4. Purdue (Coached by Matt Painter)
    5. Syracuse (Coached by Jim Boeheim)
    6. West Virginia (Coached by Bob Huggins)
    7. Duke (Coached by Mike Krzyzewski)
    8. Villanova (Coached by Jay Wright)
    9. Tennessee (Coached by Bruce Pearl)
    10. North Carolina (Coached by Roy Williams)
    11. Georgetown
    12. Michigan State (Coached by Tom Izzo)
    13. Florida (Coached by Billy Donovan)
    14. Connecticut (Coached by Jim Calhoun)
    15. Gonzaga (Coached by Mark Few)
    16. Texas Tech
    17. Kansas State (Coached by Frank Martin)
    18. Ohio State
    19. New Mexico – (Coached by Steve Alford)
    20. Mississippi (Coached by Andy Kennedy)
    21. Butler (Coached by Brad Stevens)
    22. Georgia Tech (Coached by Paul Hewitt)
    23. Texas A&M
    24. Washington (Coached by Lorenzo Romar)
    25. Cincinnati

    Calipari and Kentucky on a roll

    By dan.bergan - Last updated: Thursday, December 10, 2009

    Tonight John Calipari and the #4 Kentucky Wildcats topped #14 Connecticut, coached by Jim Calhoun, 64 – 61.

    Kentucky (9 – 0)  is really on a roll — they overpowered Roy Williams and North Carolina on Saturday.  Coach Calipari has the best start of any first-year coach at the University of Kentucky since Adoph Rupp started his career 10-0 in 1931.

    Check out the Coach Cal’s Dribble Drive Motion dvds and learn how he is doing it!


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