On offense he used athletic players who were probably in better condition than any other college basketball players in the country due to using The System day in and day out and thus running more in practice and games than any other team. The video is available from Syskos on line at.
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Paul Westhead System. He will give you his insight on how they do it. I recommend this video for a coach who wants to improve his fast break by implementing parts of the break as well as the coach who wants to implement the entire system. The Paul Westhead system was able to attract big stars such as Kimble and focused on an up-tempo game on both offense and defense.
In this episode of The Baskipedia Podcast with Coach Glen Hicks we discuss The Paul Westhead System Coach Hicks has run the System since 1988 and learned it straight from the master Paul Westhead himself. Why does no one run the Paul Westhead system anymore – 1990 team averaged 122 points a game. Cassie and Paul Westhead and kids holding their fathers newly released book Paul Westhead Juliet Ritchie Patrice Campbell and Monica Lucenti.
The Loyola Marymount break was developed by Paul Westhead. 55 Stars by ClintDecker722. Though LMUs style Paul Westheads System is extreme many coaches and analysts agree that todays game could use an offensive jumpstart that some ingredients of LMUs system would.
Paul Westhead is a fastbreak savant. Click the image for more details and a table of contents. On offense he used athletic players who were probably in better condition than any other college basketball players in the country due to using The System day in and day out and thus running more in practice and games than any other team.
For me it was like a trip back in time when I was learning it and the DVDs pull it all together. This is a great video explaining the System and how it should be ran. Coach Westhead breaks down each position and the options for the numbered break in order.
While at LaSalle College in the 70s and 80s his 0 defense gained widespread notoriety when it was learned that the defense was named because one defender was asked to play no zero defense. More important he is a highly principled and extremely talented basketball coach and unfailingly loyal to his players fellow coaches and his beloved system. Paul Westhead may be best known for his innovative style of basketball that earned both an NBA and WNBA championship first with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1980 and later with the Phoenix Mercury in 2007.
Coach Westhead developed a reputation as a free thinker throughout his coaching career. LMU has been dog shite for 25 years. Alabama state coach of the year 1993.
But then early in the. I get big programs wouldnt run it. Despite these successes Westheads up-tempo speed game wasnt always well-received.
It covers the famed Loyola Marymound fast break made famous by Coach Paul Westhead winner of NBA and WNBA championships as well as the famous LMU teams of the late 1980s the Grinnell College system the Redlands College system and the Olivet Nazarene system. I had a rather unusual basketball system and style. With Gathers and Kimble leading a record scoring charge Westheads system suddenly dazzled the world of college basketball and turned conventional thinking on its head.
Basketball In the Fast Lane on November 7 2018. If you are an uptempo coach Coach Haskes system is all you will need. Years ago Keith learned a lot of it from Rick Pitino with influence also from Paul Westhead and Bob Knight.
That has been conclusively proven in numerous coaching situations. How Paul Westheads fastbreak offense continues to defy convention Westheads patented up-tempo approach nicknamed The System landed in Eugene after a lengthy. In Paul Westheads 1993 interview for the job as George Mason Universitys mens head basketball coach then-athletic director Jack Kvancz wanted to know what he should tell the schools.
The Paul Westhead system was able to attract big stars such as Kimble and focused on an up-tempo game on both offense and defense. Westheads entire offensive system. The ESPN 30 for 30 documentary The Guru of Go is a film that profiles Paul Westheads cutting edge up-tempo system of basketball that led Loyola Marymount to the precipice of NCAA glory.
Photo courtesy of the Campbell family His incredible 5-year stretch at LMU was built around two stars Bo Kimble and Hank Gathers who grew up in Philly and went to USC before transferring to LMU. The video is informative and entertaining. Coach The System is the most complete source of fast break information I have ever seen.