5 Guys Playing The Basketball

The most important thing in the game of basketball is the basketball itself. Seems like a simple concept, right? The only guy who can score is the guy with the basketball. Nobody else can hurt you. Coaches are constantly teaching their players to see the basketball or to “see both” their man and the ball. […]

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“The World Breaks Everyone…”

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward many are strong in the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

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Zero

An inside look at one of the ways we are building a championship culture here at UMaine, and why all of our guys are wearing the same number on their practice jersey. http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2014-15/videos/20141106-1qx8q9xw

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Greg Schiano Self-Evaluates

Pete Thamel nails it as usual, with great stuff on how Greg Schiano is spending his time after being fired by the Bucs. “Can I be just as demanding of people, but make their quality of life better?” – How about asking yourself that question as a coach? http://mmqb.si.com/2014/11/04/nfl-greg-schiano-year-off/

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Building Our Culture

AmericaEast.TV asked us how we are going about building our championship culture at UMaine. http://www.americaeast.com/mediaPortal/player.dbml?id=3509853&db_oem_id=14000

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Bill James

A great look inside Bill James by one of the best writers out there, Joe Posnanski.  Really interesting self-analysis by James and some great stuff to make you think about your approach. http://sportsworld.nbcsports.com/bill-james-statistical-revolution/

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Florida Football Hero Back To Work

Mike McNeely scored a big touchdown for Florida on a fake kick on Saturday.  On Sunday he went back to work at Publix. http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/92592/floridas-mike-mcneely-fake-kick-folk-hero

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Austin Hatch “Uncommon Man”

Austin Hatch’s story is an incredible one.  How good is this quote? “I can hear their voices in my head when I face a difficult situation,” he said. “My dad and mom raised me to be an uncommon man. The uncommon man gets up at five in the morning to go work out, to get […]

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Kawhi Leonard

A really good look at the personality and approach of NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard. “How hard was it to guard Lebron James in the Finals?  You know when you don’t want to run that extra lap?  Harder than that.  But it was worth it.” http://m.utsandiego.com/news/2014/aug/16/sdsu-basketball-kawhi-leonard-contract/?

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Shaun Lawton

Mark Emmert from the Portland Press Herald with a look at Shaun Lawton, one of our returning players at UMaine. http://www.pressherald.com/2014/10/31/umaine-mens-basketball-has-an-old-face-as-part-of-a-new-look/

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