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NCAA Tournament, Random Thoughts

Posted by Barry

With the exception of Memphis, most of the teams in the Men’s tournament have shot fairly well from the foul line as opposed to last season. In 2007, at least 12 teams were bumped from the tourney because of poor foul shooting, including Indiana, Memphis, Louisville and others. I predict Memphis will lose because of poor […]

Kean Upset, Season Ends

Posted by Barry

In a surprising upset, Oglethorpe University defeats Kean 98-86. Not much to say, but everyone is disappointed. We were all looking forward to going to Michigan for a shot at the National Championship. Tonight, the team went 19/24 for 80% from the foul line. I am very pleased to be associated with these young women, […]

Kean University Reaches Elite Eight

Posted by Barry

Last weekend, Kean defeated Utica College 83-76 and Brandeis University 95-61 to reach the Sweet Sixteen. Tonight, the Cougars beat the University of Chicago 70-56 going 18/27 for 67% from the line. In big games now, the players seem  eager to draw fouls, getting to the foul line and are very relaxed when knocking them down. Kean […]

LeBron and Danielle

Posted by Barry

Today, I’m taking my 11 yr. old daughter, Danielle to see LeBron James and the Cavaliers play her beloved Nets. She is mad that the Nets have traded Jason Kidd and will be moving to Brooklyn in a couple of years. I tried reaching out to Danny Ferry to see if he was traveling w/ […]

High School Player in Michigan, End of Season

Posted by Barry

The player and his team had a wonderful season finishing 24-2, winning their conference, district and regional titles. They made it to the final eight in the states. Although the player increased his foul shooting with over a 30% increase, he was a bit shaky come tournament time. When speaking with his father, I found […]