Inconsistency and Miami’s Hot Start

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In past years, I’ve written in detail about year-to-year improvement among college basketball teams. Back in the 2013-14 season, I observed a very experienced North Dakota State team. The Bison had nearly everyone back from 2012-13 and were expected to have a big season largely thanks to a great defense. However, the defense took a… Read more »

New at BBALLBREAKDOWN: More on Davidson’s Offense

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Over at BBALLBREAKDOWN, I took another look at Davidson’s motion offense. This time focusing on how they handled VCU’s pressure defense. The full article can be found HERE. For more on Davidson, check out my initial article on the basic actions and concepts that make up their offense HERE.

Game Strategy: Playing for Overtime

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North Carolina continued their inconsistent ways yesterday with an overtime victory over Davidson. UNC picked up the pressure in the final few possessions of regulation. Davidson struggled taking care of the ball, but managed to put themselves in a position to win the game with the shot clock off. Based on the final minutes of the… Read more »

First to Worst

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It’s getting close to the annual time period full of team predictions. Ultimately, an expert is assessing three variables: A.) Past results of TEAMB.) What TEAM is losingC.) What TEAM is gaining These are the three components to analyze, but they are each composed of many different things. In order to identify these things, we… Read more »