Conference Play: The deeper you get into your schedule, scouting reports zero in on teams’ and players’ tendencies. Don’t be surprised if you get “game planned.”
Christmas Break: There are many players nationwide taking as many as 500 practice shots a day during the break. Just saying.
Playing level demarcations are becoming increasingly blurred: Division II Ferris St. beat Bowling Green 82-68 on the road yesterday. One of many glaring upsets this season.
Worst two basketball plays are fouls and turnovers. Sounds simple but reduce as much as possible.
Playing Levels: Don’t necessarily judge your level off viewing televised games. Sit courtside at different level games as much as you can. Huge difference.
You should be basketball ambidextrous two ways- putting the ball on the floor and finishing at the rim. Practice both religiously.
There is never a good reason for missing a shot right or left. The real good shooters are a little short or a little long when they miss.
When you watch a college or pro game, sometimes pick out just one good player at your position and watch everything that player does.
Don’t underestimate the possible recruiting importance of a HS game. Not all decisions are made based on Spring and Summer games.
Sometimes committing early can backfire because the earlier you commit, the greater number of unknowns are in play.