No Cuts ages 12 and Under

No Cuts for ages 12 and Younger In 2022, we enter year 16 at Basics.  The sense of clarity we have been blessed with is ACUTE with regard to youth sports.   There is also an ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF WHITE NOISE.  Loud announcers, screaming fans, “experts” in your face everyday, Type A parents and families…

Commission’s Report on NCAA Mens Basketball chaired by Condoleezza Rice

NCAA Commission Press Release Final –Forwarded message — From: Shannon York, Chief of Staff, Condoleezza Rice Date: Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:49 AM Subject: Commission on College Basketball – Report Delivery To:  Coach Jim McGannon Coach McGannon, Hope this note finds you well. Condi delivered the Commission on College Basketball’s recommendations to the NCAA just now and…

Coach Wooden Comments

The Pyramid of Success: Coach Wooden Coach John Wooden: Bio here # 1 ranked coach of ALL TIME in ANY SPORT (Sporting News) INCREDIBLE 9 minute speech from Kareem Abdul Jabbar on Coach Wooden.  Basketball is barely mentioned.   MUST WATCH!! “A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player.”  …

2017 – ALLY RICHARDS – 6’0″

ALLY RICHARDS 5’10” Fruitport High School, Fruitport Michigan Class of 2017 CONTACT INFORMATION Brad and Joy Richards (parents) 231 638-0097 bradjoyr@gmail.com Ally’s cell: 231 215-4087 PLAYER SUMMARY One of West Michigan’s best players.  Under the radar due to school’s small size. Like her sister, Taylor Richards,  she uses her length to great advantage.  She is…

2017 – IYANA BROWN – 5’10”

IYANA BROWN 5’10” Fruitport High School, Fruitport Michigan Class of 2017 CONTACT INFORMATION Grace McDaniel (Mom): 231 366-7071 Iyana Brown: 231 220-7196 2344 Stevens Creek Court Fruitport, MI  49415 PLAYER SUMMARY Hybrid, do it all player. Great athlete, can outrun pretty much everybody.  Terrific springs.  Can play any position, can post up or bring the…

2017 – LEXY WILSON – 5’9″

LEXY WILSON 5’9″ Cavalry Christian School of Fruitport , Fruitport Michigan Class of 2017 CONTACT INFORMATION Parents: Rhonda Wilson: (mother)  616 218-8134 wilsonrho@apsfalcons.net Lexy Wilson: 616 218-3128 PLAYER SUMMARY Powerful, skilled player.  Lexy uses her strength beautifully.  Can power her way to the rim but also has a soft shooting touch.  Unselfish team player. Defensively,…

2022 – LILY MILLER – 6’2″

LILY MILLER 6’2″ Mona Shores High School, Muskegon, Michigan Class of 2022 CONTACT INFORMATION Parents: Darren Miller    231 683-0223 Dana Miller    231 286-2475 Lily Miller    616 843-7490 millcatt123@gmail.com — Excellent length, runs well:  20 second clip. Junior Year Highlights Good springs, can touch the rim. CONGRATS LILY!!  Signed with U of M…