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Photo via Twitter @GoldenGrizzlies.
April 16, 2015

Oakland University unveils blacktop basketball court

Athletic programs today are bolder with their facility designs, and Oakland University (Michigan) is the latest to step outside traditional boundaries. [caption id="attachment_11750" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo via Twitter @GoldenGrizzli...


Injury basketball
April 15, 2015

Survey: Prep coaches uninterested in injury prevention programs

A new survey of high school coaches found that less than 10 percent of them implement injury prevention programs as designed. The study looked at 66 basketball and soccer coaches at 15 Oregon high schools who completed online surveys questioning t...


Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says college basketball needs to make changes. | Photo: Kris Krug, Wikimedia Commons
April 9, 2015

Mark Cuban says ‘horrible’ college game hurting the NBA

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the latest to pile on college basketball, saying Wednesday that the sad state of the game is dragging down the quality of the NBA. [caption id="attachment_11650" align="alignright" width="152"] Dallas Maverick...


Referee1
April 8, 2015

Poll asks which sport is most influenced by referee’s calls

The Cleveland Plain Dealer posed an interesting poll question to its readers this week: Which high school sport is most influenced by an official's call? You can provide your input here, but as of today here are the results: • Basketball: 5...


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April 4, 2015

Women’s basketball coaches discuss attendance challenges

Attendance in women's college basketball has climbed steadily over the last decade, but most programs continue to struggle filling their arenas. That's a problem coaches are determined to fix. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association held its se...


UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma
April 1, 2015

Geno Auriemma: Men’s basketball ‘is a joke’

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma was asked today to give his thoughts on men's game, and he didn't mince words. [caption id="attachment_11569" align="alignright" width="155"] UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma.[/caption] H...


highlights
March 30, 2015

Compiling the perfect highlight resume

A student athlete’s highlight film is akin to a professional resume and requires a similar amount of preparation and revision before submission. Comparing the relative few numbers of college scholarships available to the hundreds of thousands of hi...


Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry joins CoachUp to provide private instruction to young athletes | Photo: Keith Allison, Wikimedia Commons
March 30, 2015

NBA star Steph Curry backs coaching company

School and club sports provide numerous development opportunities for young athletes, but NBA star Steph Curry is putting his support behind a different avenue: private coaching. [caption id="attachment_11517" align="alignright" width="268"] Gold...


March 24, 2015

Pitino: Allow high school athletes to skip college

Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino weighed in on the one-and-done trend in college, saying high school kids should be permitted to jump directly to the pros if they're talented enough. [caption id="attachment_11418" align="alignright" w...


officialwhistle
March 23, 2015

NCAA Tournament whistle automatically stops clock

Clock operators occasionally make mistakes, but a new system being used during the NCAA Tournament is attempting to curb that problem. Tournament officials are experimenting with a new whistle that automatically stops the clock, eliminating the n...


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