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We Will Be Smarter

Check out this library of great games! Be a student of the game by watching player's footwork, movement off the ball, getting open, using screens, passing, ball skills. Watch how these athletes anticipate on defense and see if you can figure out how to run their offense! Watch their mistakes and learn from them. When did they miss an open player, when should they have shot the ball? Increase your basketball IQ by watching the amazing play of these great athletes,  learn from them.

We would love to see what you are observing so email me at jbalis@ignitehoops.com if you would like to share your observations! 

1. Virginia vs. Purdue - Elite 8 Overtime - Guard play at it's highest with Edwards vs. Guy.

2. Loyola vs. Miami - Loyola down 1 under 20 seconds - Does Loyola's magical run continue?

3. Wisconsin vs. Kentucky - 2015 Final Four (Kentucky 38-0) - Considered the best game in UW history

4. Connecticut vs. Mississippi St. - Women's Basketball - NCAA Final Four 2017, UConn on historic win streak

5. Notre Dame vs. Connecticut - Women's Basketball - NCAA Final Four 2018, Arike shocking ending.

6. Northern Iowa vs. Kansas - 9 seed vs. 1 seed - Confidence in the Northern Iowa guard

7. UNC vs. Villanova - 2016 Championship - Could this be the best NCAA Championship finish?

8. Little Rock vs Purdue - 2016 - 2 OT's

9. FGCU vs. Georgetown - 2013 15 seed vs 2 seed - dunks galore!

10. Butler vs. Duke - 2010 Championship Game - Jon Scheyer GBN

11. Belleville West vs. Whitney Young - IHSA Boys Basketball State Final - 2018 - Overtime, current NCAA studs playing in this game.

12. Peoria Richwood vs. Simeon - IHSA State Final Game - 2006, low scoring overtime game, Derrick Rose was so impressive without scoring. Current Evanston coach is the coach for Peoria, great finish!

13. Kawhi Leonard's Lockdowna great lesson on how to go for steals without gambling, and staying low.