It was a coach’s dream to be a part of coaching players on a freshman team and watching them grow into a state-championship club.
One of the worst decisions a player with the ball can make is to leave their feet and not shoot the ball as it leads to many turnovers or poor shots.
Andrew Fleming’s UMaine teammates played a big role in the career performance as 15 of his baskets came off assists.
Role players don’t seek the limelight and quietly go about their jobs.
Lack of knowledge of the three-second rule has players rushing to get their shots off because they are worried about three seconds being called.
The added scrutiny from social media and websites may be putting more pressure on officials.
A strong feeder system is one of the main reasons for a successful high school basketball varsity team. During a coaching career at four Maine high schools — Fort Fairfield (one year), Orono (seven), Bangor (eight) and John Bapst (13) — I was fortunate to hire, evaluate and supervise middle school, freshman and junior varsity […]
During my tenure as a high school basketball coach, I liked to break down the season into four seasons of Maine high school basketball. The first season was three weeks of preseason, which was five weeks before the Maine Principals’ Association changed the sports season policy. The second season of 3 1/2 weeks was the […]
Since today is Christmas it is the appropriate time for me to post my Christmas wish lists for those involved with Maine basketball at all levels. Coaches: No fouling out players, two shots and ball on the fifth foul and plus fouls, good officiating, more 3-pointers made than missed 3’s, no injuries, coachable players, a […]
One college women’s team and 1 NBA team caught their opponents napping on a throw in from out of bounds in their teams front courts after a timeout to set up their offensive players went and positioned themselves in their back court and which is their opponents front courts. The defenses of both teams bit […]