Winning DNA

Jack Andrade from a local Providence website wrote an article about our program at RIC after last season that referenced our “Winning DNA.” http://www.golocalprov.com/sports/rics-season-ends-after-8th-straight-ncaa-tournament-appearance

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Youth and Injuries

Two things I don’t ever want to talk about as a head coach are being young and having injuries.  The way I look at is this – every college basketball team has both.  It’s our job to be prepared for them and to deal with them.  They are both factors every season, just like so […]

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Mic’d Up at Game Day Practice

The local ABC station in Portland put a microphone on me during our game day practice before we played Vermont. http://www.wmtw.com/sports/bob-walsh-looking-to-lead-umaine-turnaround/30583530

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Portland Game Recap

We played Vermont down in Portland to try and connect with some of our fans in that part of the state. https://fillthesteins.bangordailynews.com/2015/01/08/matt-grondin/black-bear-hoops-in-portland-fts-observes/

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Draw It Up

When your team executes well in a late-game situation, you usually get credit for drawing up a great play.  The truth is you probably don’t want to be drawing anything up in a late time out.  You want to try and execute something your team knows – something you’ve practiced over and over. We beat […]

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Blueprint for a Rebuild

Some interesting stuff on rebuilding college football programs. http://www.sbnation.com/longform/2014/8/20/5990929/college-football-coaches-programs-bob-stoops-bill-snyder

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NBA Shooting Coaches

TrueHoop’s David Nurse takes a look at what he thinks is the key ingredient to success in the NBA. http://hoopshype.com/columns/david-nurse/shooting-the-key-ingredient-to-championships

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Strength From Distress

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.  It is the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” – Thomas Paine

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