"I thought at times we did some good things, especially on offense, but in the end a couple of missed box outs
kind of made the difference," said Carmel coach Zack Ryan, whose team trailed 26-23 at halftime before going into the fourth quarter tied at 42-42.
-- In the final two minutes of the game, UMass missed two free-throw box outs
, turned over the ball three times, missed the front end of a one-and-one and made countless mental errors.
"All we had to do was get a few more box outs
and get on the floor.
The 'battle extra' box outs
encourage students to do their own research via the web.
Defensive fundamentals such as stopping dribble penetration, guarding the ball, reacting to passes, defensive box outs
, defensive rebounding, and quick immediate full-court transition.