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CTB's philosophy needs to change a little to advance in future NCAA tourney

Its quite clear that he teaches a good defensive scheme but its also clear when UVAs defense is off or hits a high powered offense in the tourney that they struggle. At some point he will need to recruit offensively skilled players that may not be as good on defense to balance out the team and make them more adapt to the NCAA tournament.
Instead of one guy thats capable of multiple games with 20 plus points you need a few that can catch fire at the right time. As you watch the NCAA tourney over the past few years it seems that its all about strong 3pt shooting and driving to the basket and less about setting up plays.
Good defense can get you far in the tourney but without a matching offense you have to have great defense every game until the finals and thats almost impossible to do.
With UVAs recent success I was really hoping they would be able to land some 5 star players consistently in the next coming years. I wonder if TBs system makes those players not want to come to UVA and if thats the case what can he do to alter his scheme a little to embrace some of those type players that can help his program get over the hump so to say.
This is not a knock on him as a coach at all, he is one of the best in the country but more so about todays landscape and what formula is needed to advance deep into the tournament and possibly win the big game. Yes we are happy to be doing well in the past tournaments but UVA is at the point now that we can strive to take the next step and not just say we are happy to be a 3rd seed or one of the best in the ACC.

Posted: 03/20/2017 at 2:57PM


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