Despite her determined push to develop into a team leader who imposes her will via vocal chords and work ethic, Rice junior point guard D’Frantz Smart remains as affably approachable as ever, her rosy disposition seemingly unaffected by her overt desire for maturation.
Former Kansas women’s basketball player, Danielle McCray, also an alumni of Point Guard College, signed a professional basketball contract to play internationally in Israel.
Basketball season might still be a few months away, but you wouldn’t know if you stopped by Columbia Bible College last week. The college, previously used during the spring as the [Canadian Football League’s] B.C. Lions home base for training camp, was being used by the Point Guard College, a basketball camp designed to train young players about the intricacies of the point guard position.
“We don’t even really like to call it a basketball camp,” Watsa said. “This teaches not only what to do on the court but who you want to be in life. It’s far more than skills. It’s the pursuit of excellence.”
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Sam Quigley, a member of the DePaul women’s basketball team [and Point Guard College graduate], will represent DePaul at the annual BIG EAST Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Fall Meetings in Providence, R.I. The meetings bring together student-athletes from all 16 BIG EAST member institutions on Sept. 24-25 at the league’s headquarters in Providence.
Two-time Point Guard College graduate, and Butler point guard, Ronald Nored, normally leads his team on the court, but now the college player is coaching an AAU summer travel team. If Ronald Nored ever becomes a college basketball coach, he won’t be a facsimile of Butler’s Brad Stevens.
No coach is immune from meddlesome parents. I don’t mean to imply that all players’ parents are problems, but every coach has had those problems and, if hearsay has any validity, I would guess that parental problems are becoming more rather than less prevalent these days.
Some ideas worth sharing are better off left to stand on their own. I hope that this poem provides you with the fuel to drive you toward your big dreams.