Posts filed under: College

Making varsity, playing time and injuries

Did you make your varsity team? Are you getting your fair share of playing time on the court? Is the threat of injury slowing you down? We share our thoughts on all these topics and more....
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Recent Idaho Select Basketball Commitments

Check out the guys that recently made college commitments: Joey Naccarato – The Coeur d’ Alene High School senior committed to playing at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, a Division I school in the America East Conference. Last year, the conference sent...
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NCAA eligibility requirements for Division I

Regardless of how great an athlete may be, if they don’t meet the NCAA eligibility requirements they will not be allowed to play at an NCAA institution. For high school players, this means meeting all the basic requirements in high...
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Coach Colby Blaine on ESPN Radio

In case you missed it, here is the interview that Colby Blaine, the assistant basketball coach at College of Idaho, did on Thursday with ESPN. Colby will be coaching the Idaho Select 16U team this spring. Interview Part 1 Interview...
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Jake Bruner with a triple-double, Tinkle sets record, Allen hits game winner and more

Take a look at how some currently Idaho Select players did this past week and at how a few alumni are leading their college teams to greater heights. High School Players Tres Tinkle sets the all time scoring record at...
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  • College basketball recruiting at the Northwest Premier Invitational

NPI Gets Its Own Website

Entering its 6th year, the Northwest Premier Invitational tournament has outgrown its current home on the web (a single page on the IdahoSelect.org website) and has now moved in to its own location at www.northwestpremierinvitational.com. With 5 years of history,...
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Four basketball tips for Christmas break

Around the country schools are about to send their students home for 10-14 days during the holidays. For basketball players this means you are going to get extra opportunities to work on your game and make yourself better when you...
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Simple stats for basketball coaches to evaluate quality shots

Here is a blog post from coach Steve Smiley (Weber State) for basketball coaches that want to analyze their team’s shot quality even if they don’t have access to a lot of statistics. A big thanks to Idaho Select coach Shelby...
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Four Idaho Select Players Sign Letters of Intent

The NCAA early signing period began yesterday (Tuesday) November 12. Idaho Select had four players that signed their National Letters of Intent: Stefan Gonzalez, Tres Tinkle, Jared Samuelson and Rhett Baerlocher. All of them will be playing at Division I...
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Break through recruiting myths, understand recruiting realities

The recruiting process can seem confusing. That is because IT IS confusing. Sorting through the rules and recruiting myths while trying to find the recruiting realities is often time consuming and frustrating. Players and families often end up going down the...
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