Extra Points: Free Throws

There was a study done done about 10 years ago about what the deciding factors in NCAA college basketball games decided by less than five points were. The top three in order were: Free throw shooting, rebounding, and turnovers. I was a little surprised because as a...

The Secrets Behind The Madness

My April column for the Kitsap Sun / Kitsap Business Journal… I love March Madness. I think it’s the best three weeks in sports, period. Nowhere else can so many upsets, drama, and amazing personal stories converge on such a grandiose stage. As I write this...

Extra Points: Tight Shoelaces

This Week’s Focus Point: Tight Shoelaces I love March Madness and the start of this year’s tournament has already been filled with huge upsets and thrilling games. Unfortunately for me, this year was the time I decided to boldly go with just one bracket....

Madness Unleashed Journal #3

You can’t coach “tall.” I was watching the Kentucky-West Virginia Sweet 16 game last night on TV. Even on the television, it was excessively apparent that Kentucky’s team was just literally head and shoulders better. Any 50-50 ball that was up...