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Blocks and Steals: Track the Unsuccessful Attempts Too

My recent article Increase Your Competitive Edge: Reduce Fouls and Turnovers correlated the number of successful 2014-2015 NCAA teams who had both low turnover and fouls per game rates. Today, I want to discuss the correlation of low team fouls and both low team blocks and steals. The NCAA doesn’t track Read More

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Offensive and Defensive Efficiency: Narrow the focus for your players.

Coaches have been charting OER (Offensive Efficiency Rating) and DER (Defensive Efficiency Rating) since at least the early 1970’s. And really, it’s not a big deal, in and of itself because it’s only dividing the number of points scored-OER (or given up -for DER) by the number of possessions. So, Read More