ESPN’s PAUL BIANCARDI ON COLLEGE BASKETBALL RECRUITING

Paul Biancardi ESPNRecently, I was lucky enough to have a conversation with Paul Biancardi, ESPN’s national director of recruiting, and ask him some questions about college basketball recruiting.

Paul Biancardi has coached at the highest level in the game as a head coach and an assistant. He was an assistant coach at St. Louis, Ohio State and Boston College before becoming the head coach of Wright State, where he was named Horizon League Coach of the Year in 2004.

The below questions are a quick, helpful read for players who want to play basketball in college as well as parents and coaches who want to help their kids/players get there.

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NEWS: OVER 20 COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYERS IN 3 YEARS

Pro Skills Charlotte College Basketball Players

Pro Skills Basketball of Charlotte has helped over 20 players go on to play college basketball in only 3 years! Specifically, through our competitive grassroots basketball club, PSB Select, we’ve been able to teach and coach players while also helping them get the exposure they need to be recruited to play college basketball. The list is not even finished as some players in the class of 2016 have not committed or signed yet, but the list includes 15 Division I college basketball players!

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PSB AAU BASKETBALL FEBRUARY PLAYER OF THE MONTH


Jillian Villanti, Lake Norman Charter, 7th Grade

Jillian Villanti has been playing AAU basketball with PSB Select for 3 years.  She is a starter for her Lake Norman Charter Middle School team as a 7th grader, and she is one of the leaders of this season’s PSB select team. Of Jillian, our Director of Girls Basketball, Courtney Willis, says, “Jillian is an extremely hard worker and great teammate. She’s always willing to dive on the floor and encourage her teammates.” Congrats Jillian!

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NEWS: TEAMSNAP PARTNERS WITH PRO SKILLS BASKETBALL

 

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Pro Skills Basketball is pleased to announce a partnership with TeamSnap for 2016! TeamSnap will be joining a great crowd of PSB partners and supporters including Under Armour, USA Youth Basketball, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and the Jr. NBA.

So what exactly is TeamSnap?

TeamSnap is an award-winning mobile and web app for managing recreational and competitive sports teams and groups. Simply put, TeamSnap makes coaching, managing and playing team sports easier. Parents and players instantly know where to be and what to bring. Coaches and managers track who can make the game, who’s paid their fees and much more. Everyone saves time communicating with the team.

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HOW TO MAKE A BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHT VIDEO

basketball highlight video

There is little doubt that a well planned basketball highlight video is an important part of the college basketball recruiting process. A good basketball highlight video can gain you the attention that you seek, and a bad highlight video can have you thrown into a pile, never to be acknowledged again.

It sounds harsh, but that is the world that college basketball coaches live in. Having friends, family and acquaintances in that line of work, I have seen it first hand. Here are 5 tips on how to make the best basketball highlight video.

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