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2014-15 High School Junior All-American Selections

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Ca. – Josh Jackson is a multi-skilled prospect, by way of Michigan, who played for the “Prolific Prep” academy in Northern California’s Napa Valley this past season. And, like all of the region’s extraordinary wine, Jackson’s on-court talents have already aged quite well, thank you very much. Jackson was the narrow choice over […]

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Suggestions For 1st Year Head Coaches

Many times, an incoming D1 head coach dooms his program to failure within his first 30 days on the job. Here are some suggestions to help avoid that fate (NOTE: please keep in mind that these are rules of thumb, not hard and fast rules, as every situation is different). Read the existing roadmap to […]

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5 Qualities Of A Great Coach

CLARITY This involves talking to his team, to his staff, to his organization, to the mass media. With his team, it involves explaining his strategy (overall game plan) and his tactics (short-range changes on the fly); it involves explaining skills and drills; it involves explaining offenses and defenses. He avoids being misunderstood or wrongly interpreted. […]

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Transfer Epidemic Is The Result Of A Flawed System

Nigel Williams-Goss hardly seemed like a candidate to join the transfer epidemic that is sweeping through college basketball these days. The University of Washington’s 6-3 sophomore point guard was named second team All Pac-12 after he led the Huskies in scoring and assists with 15.6 points and 5.9 assists. The former McDonald’s All American from […]

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Top High School Players in SoCal for 2014-15

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Ca. – In a season in which there were multiple candidates within the senior class for the honor it’s a member of the Class of 2016 who bagged the BurlisonOnBasketball Most Outstanding Player nod. Lonzo Ball of Chino Hills High, the best point guard prospect produced in Southern California since Baron Davis was […]

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