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Ben Howland Exits Exile

Ben Howland spent two years in exile after he was dismissed by UCLA in 2013, just five years after coaching the Bruins to a third straight NCAA Final Four. Howland had it going in Westwood during the Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook era, more so than any coach since the late John Wooden. But he discovered, […]

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2015 NCAA Tournament: Polls vs Seedings

Hope spring eternal at the start of every college basketball season. Fans begin to get excited about their teams as soon as the pre-season polls come out. But reality kicks in during March madness. Some, like Kentucky, remain dominant all season. Some over achieve others under achieve. With that in mind, we took a close […]

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Motivating Without Losing It

As a coach at any level you want to be able to get your message and point across to all of the players that you coach. You spend countless hours preparing for your team’s practices and games. We all want our players to be as invested and dialed in to the task at hand like […]

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Recruiting Brochure

When I was the Head Basketball Coach at the University of Delaware, 1966-71, I put together a recruiting brochure, with the help of my best friend in town, Charley Burns, a commercial artist for Du Pont. The guy was really a talent. So, he and I did the art work for the two pages you […]

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The Dean’s List: Inside The SoCon

Inside the SoCon For hoop fans, March is unequivocally the best time of the year. With the regular season now complete, it’s time to look to the post-season tournament. In a league like the Southern Conference, there’s nothing better as so much is riding on every possession in every game that it simply makes it […]

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