Jairus Lyles at UMBC

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/given-a-shot-at-big-time-college-basketball-he-chose-a-bigger-legacy-at-a-mid-major/2018/02/16/5573cde0-1363-11e8-9065-e55346f6de81_story.html?utm_term=.eeff1168c535

Good look at the reasons why a great player wants to stay at the Low/Mid Major level.  Jairus Lyles scored 19 points in the first 5:00 of the second half against us at UMBC this year.  He can really score.

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Malcolm Butler and Discipline

The issue with Malcolm Butler and the Super Bowl makes me think a lot about team discipline. Butler had played in 98% of the Patriots defensive snaps this year, was dressed and active for the Super Bowl, yet didn’t play a single defensive snap in the Super Bowl.  He got on the field for one […]

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The Evolution of College Basketball

http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/news/ncaa-college-basketball-recruiting-rankings-2018-news-analysis-acc-big-ten-pac-12-sec-march-madness-bill-self/1cg31s83tibht15das9y00rxky?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Mike DeCourcy with a great look at the gradual shift towards the high major leagues in college basketball.

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Humility

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/12/08/leaders-are-more-powerful-when-theyre-humble-new-research-shows/?utm_term=.ec86c86a3c57

An important, and often overlooked characteristic of great leadership.

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Small Conference Scheduling

http://www.heraldonline.com/sports/college/big-south/winthrop-university/article198502199.html

Interesting look at the balance between fairness and exposure smaller conferences face with men’s basketball.

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Ownership In The Huddle

“If I say it, you doubt it.  If you say it, it’s true.” – Tom Hopkins, Communications Expert It’s a great axiom to think about as a coach.  If you are constantly telling your teammates what to do, they’ll give you what they can up to a certain point.  But if you get them to […]

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Dynamic Leadership Podcast – Jeff Van Gundy

https://athleticdirectoru.com/audio/the-dynamic-leadership-podcast-jeff-van-gundy/

One of the smartest and most self-aware coaches you’ll ever find.

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Ryan Arcidiacono and the Intangibles

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/basketball/bulls/ct-spt-bulls-ryan-arcidiacono-intangibles-20180121-story.html

“I know that if I’m going to play in this league, it will be about being that 12th-15th guy, knowing that role and what to do,” he said. “It’s humbling, but you accept your role.”

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Confidence is silent. Insecurity is loud.

Downtown With Rich Kimball

http://www.downtownwithrichkimball.com/2018/02/06/bob-walsh-2-6-18/

This week’s interview on Downtown with Rich Kimball.

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