Auriemma Believes Point Guard College Grad, Hartley, Will Be a Star

The idea of attending Point Guard College was simply mentioned to Bria Hartley by members of the UConn women’s basketball coaching staff. They told Hartley about the program and that former UConn guard Mel Thomas and current senior Lorin Dixon had benefited from attending. From there, the coaches left it up to Hartley to make her own decision.

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PGC’s impact through the eyes of a college basketball coach

The staff of the Dixie State College Women’s Basketball program, a NCAA Division II school, attended our Think the Game basketball training course. Head Coach, Angela Kristensen and her assistant, LaNay Larson, came to our 5-day long program as Observing Coaches. Read as they explain their PGC Basketball experience.

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Biography of a Failure

Dissatisfaction with things as they are, the persistent struggle to reach expanding goals, not the triumphs, is what makes people great. This is the story of a man who never stopped trying even though his failures were many and his successes were few. He is today one of the most beloved Americans.

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4 PGC Grads named to Naismith PreSeason Watch list

The Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors compiled the 2010-11 Naismith Preseason Watch List. On the list are four (4) Point Guard College alumni: Cetera DeGraffenreid (UNC), Italee Lucas (UNC), Jence Rhoads (Vanderbilt) and Dawn Evans (James Madison).

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Rice Owls Have New Leader to Follow

D’Frantz Smart went back to school this summer, but the most important lesson she learned may have come during the first few weeks of last season. Smart admittedly wasn’t physically or mentally ready at the beginning of the 2009-10 season. She was still recovering from a foot injury that sidelined her most of the summer, and it showed during the Owls’ 1-6 start. That’s when coach Greg Williams made the decision to bench his starting point guard for an early non-conference game against Sam Houston State.

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Three PGC Alum Named as Candidates for Lowes Senior Class Award

30 NCAA® women’s basketball student-athletes, who excel both on and off the court, were selected as candidates today for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in basketball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this release.

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Basketball Blog: Coach Don Meyer’s Three Rules

During a court side interview during the 1st Annual Don Meyer Classic on ESPNU, Coach Meyer shared these three rules that he demanded of all all his players and coaches.

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Point Guard College Basketball Instructor Holds Court in Kenya

From Rookie of the Year to two-time MVP, Dave Burnett was a fixture on the University of Waterloo men’s basketball team for five seasons. Now, he’s taking his skills and experience to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, where he’ll volunteer at a basketball program in one of the city’s most troubled neighborhoods.

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