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GCHokie34

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The system actually refers to the program as a whole


Developing a system in which players who are lower ranked can fit into a system that allows the sum of the program to be greater than its parts.

For some, the emphasis is more defensively on how that system is implemented (UVA) and others, like Mike Young, the emphasis is offensive in nature.

Either emphasis though, cant rely on a traditional way of doing things on the other end of the floor. For UVA, they play a blocker-mover offense and rely on reading screens and clock management. For VT, they run a quasi-pack line defensively, and string out ball screens instead of hedging.

(In response to this post by Lancelot Link)

Posted: 06/22/2020 at 1:23PM



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If we would have hired Mike Young years ago -- Jomonelson 06/21/2020 1:57PM
  You never know -- Jomonelson 06/23/2020 07:23AM
  The jury is out on MY. -- lchoro 06/23/2020 10:13AM
  In fairness, he is not a top end recruiter based on what? -- Wild Turkey 06/23/2020 08:33AM
  MY is a good talent evaluator... -- GCHokie34 06/23/2020 08:40AM
  Fair enough -- Wild Turkey 06/23/2020 09:02AM
  If we are being honest... -- GCHokie34 06/22/2020 11:07AM
  10 years for any college coach is rare now ** -- VermontDDS 06/22/2020 10:46PM
  No, 4 years is a recruiting cycle... -- GCHokie34 06/23/2020 08:39AM
  OK, thx for the clarification. ** -- Hokie360 06/23/2020 08:55AM
  I thought it was a pretty astute observation. ** -- Cactus Jack 06/22/2020 11:11PM
  Is MY also a "system" coach on D? ** -- Lancelot Link 06/22/2020 12:30PM
  The system actually refers to the program as a whole -- GCHokie34 06/22/2020 1:23PM
  TY, very helpful even for a BB illiterate like me. ** -- Lancelot Link 06/22/2020 2:50PM
  Sure agree with this. -- Austin Hokie 06/21/2020 10:23PM
  Timing is everything. -- I love VT! 06/21/2020 4:37PM
  I think Mike arrived at the perfect time -- EDGEMAN 06/21/2020 3:56PM
  Possible future coaching changes in the ACC- -- reconhokie 06/22/2020 10:37PM
  I do realize -- Jomonelson 06/21/2020 3:31PM
  Agree. Important element of the decision process. ** -- Austin Hokie 06/21/2020 10:26PM

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