• Published: 04 April 2018
  • Coach Nick broke down how Jay Wright has built his offense to allow read and react, attack on the catch, and high volume three point attempts to lead him to Villanova's 2nd NCAA title in 3 years.
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  • Israel Davila
    Israel Davila  7 months back

    Acually nova won its third championship last year

    • C.Nash
      C.Nash  8 months back


      "Jay Wright has achieved his success without top talent, something no other top coach has done, including K"

      " He's reinventing the game of CBB with the emphasis on 3-pt shooting and versatile, switching D. Wright is a genuine innovator in ways that the other top coaches are not"

      "Bilas says Jay Wright is the standard bearer, the Coach K, of the next generation"

      "Which coaches are best at developing talent"

      "Donte DiVincenzo recorded just one start as a redshirt freshman before winning Most Outstanding Player honors at the 2018 Final Four as a sophomore. A few weeks after that, he was taken with the 17th pick in the NBA draft"

      "Let's agree to call that player development"

      "As you might expect, Villanova's Jay Wright tops my rankings of coaches who have shown the best results in terms of player development over the past eight years"

      " Entering last year’s N.C.A.A. tournament, Wright expected to lose two of his best players, Mikal Bridges and Jalen Brunson, to the N.B.A. draft. But after the Wildcats beat Michigan in the final, two underclassmen — forward Omari Spellman and guard Donte DiVincenzo — decided to turn professional as well"

      "Had Spellman and DiVincenzo returned, Villanova would have been favored to repeat as national champion. Even if only one had come back, Villanova would have been among the favorites. Instead, all four players were selected in the first 33 picks of the draft"

      Villanova is one of the most well-respected fanbases in the nation and that is due to many reasons. For starters, they are very gracious winners. While some fanbases might aggressively brag about consistent winning and raising championship banners, these fans seem to take winning in stride and show their respect for their opponent"

      "And I think that this has a lot to do with their leader, head coach Jay Wright, as well. One of the classiest head coaches in the country, Wright is seemingly always the first person to praise his opposition in every game"

      Bilas says Villanova has not only the best culture in D1 basketball but in his opinion in all of college sports .

      • Zachary Cobb
        Zachary Cobb  8 months back

        Would make a good nba Coach for the 76ers Please make a video With your opinion thanks

        • ron brock
          ron brock  1 years back

          Then UK, Then Duke, then
          ...IT IS NOT FOREVER , , JUST TIL THE NEXT ONE.....SEVEN MONTHS LATER....MICHIGAN BLOWS THIS LAUGH RIOT VIDEO WHERE IT BELONGS....HYPERBOLEVILLE...NEXT TO OVERZEALOUS CITY.HAH HA HA HA.😂😂😂😂😂When an over the top video about the latest greayest world changing coach/ team is released....wait to next season to watch who it is the latest...and it's not Villanova .

          • ron brock
            ron brock  1 years back

            I hope villanova enjoyed it. Boys, chill on the egos. Falling comes fast and hard. Forever is approximately 7 months, give or take , it appears.😂😂😂

        • Gerald Wicker
          Gerald Wicker  1 years back

          Over the years I've seen very few College or Pro teams pass the ball as well as Villanova. Respect from a Kentucky fan.

          • Arnel Macabasag
            Arnel Macabasag  1 years back

            Now we can say that Stephen Curry revolutionized the game of basketball as Jordan did during his time. What can we remember about LBJ?

            • Joel Embiid's official burner account

              coach you look like a skinny younger brother version of the dude in trailer park boys

              • SC
                SC  2 years back

                for now on 4 of 5 players must can shoot 3pt it's that simple.GSW v2

                • Preston Higginbotham
                  Preston Higginbotham  2 years back

                  Watch some Of Creighton. There team with McDermott created the 3 point philosophy nova somewhat uses

                  • zohoro
                    zohoro  2 years back

                    so its basicly the warrior 1.0 offence lol XD

                    • Just F*cking Send it
                      Just F*cking Send it  2 years back

                      Jay gets to recruit along the i95 corridor. The east coast along 95 has the best ballers in the nation. Fuck u if u thumbs down

                      • spider88able
                        spider88able  2 years back

                        cool video

                        • Keane Cobb
                          Keane Cobb  2 years back

                          Great breakdown

                          • Bryce Harper
                            Bryce Harper  2 years back

                            Is Coach Nick gay? He always seems nervous when he interviews men.

                            • neetrab
                              neetrab  1 years back

                              Never heard that one before.

                          • Chris Straker
                            Chris Straker  2 years back

                            Don't forget to thank European basketball who have been doing this for over 20 years now....

                            • neetrab
                              neetrab  2 years back

                              Nova hitting all those 3's reminds me of the women's uconn bball team and their dominance. They hardly miss a shot in most of their games which brings undefeated regular seasons time and time again.

                              • akdoc2003
                                akdoc2003  2 years back

                                Reminds me of the Rockets. Pace and space is here to stay.

                                • \/ibestr
                                  \/ibestr  2 years back

                                  Pls grow out a beard

                                  • \/ibestr
                                    \/ibestr  2 years back

                                    Pls grow out a beard

                                    • Jadon Yip
                                      Jadon Yip  2 years back

                                      How MIKE KORZEMBA'S title CAPITALIZATION changed Youtube titles FOREVER

                                      • Jing Qi
                                        Jing Qi  2 years back

                                        Recently, on ESPN, Dick Vitale was crying about how the 3 point line was ruining the game and rules needed to be changed. I would think that point of view is representative of an old school point point of view and I could not disagree more with him. I think the current 3 pt line and Jay Wright’s philosophy is great for college basketball because it’s more exciting, encourages proper spacing and team play, makes for better shooters, and it’s exciting. I hope Villanova’s model influences more teams to play the way they do and that the NCAA keeps the 3 pt line the way it is.

                                        • neetrab
                                          neetrab  1 years back

                                          @Chris Mulder agreed and never thought of it that way. Also, now that you mention how the top teams get all the most talented players, I figure it's more so that they are taller than most program's avg players. So shooting from the 3 further back wouldn't be that much harder than now. I could be wrong, I don't play the game.

                                        • Chris Mulder
                                          Chris Mulder  2 years back

                                          The problem with moving the 3 point line out is it actually will benefit the top 20 to 50 schools the most. Let's face it, the top teams get the best players and obviously the further out you move the 3 point line the more that favors the best players (which is why the NBA line is out further because the players are much better). But then you won't see as many upsets in the tournament because the 3 is a great equalizer for the smaller programs. Using Wright's philosophy and system a mid major program can be built to make a deep run in the tournament. As an example--if you eliminated the 3 entirely then the focus would go back to big men making high percentage shots and Duke and Kentucky with its 5 star big man recruits would dominate every year. Who wants to go back to that? Villanova was a much more exciting team to watch then the old school team that focuses on low post play.

                                        • Jing Qi
                                          Jing Qi  2 years back

                                          BBALLBREAKDOWN I’d say Villanova’s shot selection was pretty good given the results and how well they shoot the ball. Jay Wright works extensively on the 3 with his players and his offense is geared to maximize it. I think a lot of coaches could learn from Jay and Jay himself has improved as a coach over the years and recruits to his system.

                                        • neetrab
                                          neetrab  2 years back

                                          Dickie V wasn't bellyaching about this until Saturday night. I wouldn't even listen to him. So, because of ONE game, the 3 ptr should be moved? Lol umm.. no.

                                        • BBALLBREAKDOWN
                                          BBALLBREAKDOWN   2 years back

                                          Yeah. I imagine Dickie V was concerned about shot quality which is a concern

                                      • Tiger Hoods
                                        Tiger Hoods  2 years back

                                        Villanova is the golden state of college basketball

                                        • Chen __
                                          Chen __  2 years back

                                          College defense does not work.

                                          • THE BEATDOWN
                                            THE BEATDOWN  2 years back

                                            Anyone else recognize the channels’ advertisement of Illuminati

                                          • Lift and read
                                            Lift and read  2 years back

                                            Nova Nation!! Jay has done an amazing job of building a long term sustainable product. When i got there in 98' we were not good. Not until 05 did we start to get traction and now i cannot believe the success.

                                            • Lift and read
                                              Lift and read  2 years back

                                              neetrab It is an awesome school with a awesome enviroment. Where did you go?

                                            • neetrab
                                              neetrab  2 years back

                                              S3TO1234 I'm starting to wish I went there when I had a chance to in 98'.

                                          • Mari E
                                            Mari E  2 years back

                                            i thought i was the only one that thought he reminded me of mark jackson

                                            • KillenEMsoftly
                                              KillenEMsoftly  2 years back

                                              what took this soo long

                                              • neetrab
                                                neetrab  2 years back

                                                KillenEMsoftly what took what so long?

                                            • Henri Xu
                                              Henri Xu  2 years back

                                              break down their defense please

                                              • jeebs9
                                                jeebs9  2 years back

                                                He didn't mention Buffalo was running a 5 out offense too.

                                                • Chris Broussard
                                                  Chris Broussard  2 years back

                                                  SEAT Geek

                                                • Kyle Ritchie
                                                  Kyle Ritchie  2 years back

                                                  You mean, we have Steph Curry to thank.

                                                  • Yadoo
                                                    Yadoo  2 years back

                                                    Nah you need way more subs. Videos are always high qualty. Ad placement doesn’t bore me or make me lose attention. Keep up the good work man.

                                                  • Haider Moh.
                                                    Haider Moh.  2 years back

                                                    I beg you Jay Wright, please be the SUNS Head Coach!!!

                                                    • neetrab
                                                      neetrab  2 years back

                                                      Depends on if he loves where he is more than money.  Only way he'd probably leave is if the Suns do something crazy like the NFL Raiders owners when they offered Jon Gruden 100 mill for 10 years.

                                                    • Haider Moh.
                                                      Haider Moh.  2 years back

                                                      He'll be making around 2-3 million next year if he stays with Villanova but the Suns owner is willing to give their new coach a lot of money. They are willing to give their coach 10 million.

                                                    • neetrab
                                                      neetrab  2 years back

                                                      Haider Moh. Lol he's not leaving bro. Probably unless the suns give him a BOATLOAD of money, but I just don't see it. Didn't the suns try to get him years ago? He loves his job.

                                                  • tuileandganache ganache

                                                    Gotta say, that crane footage is beautifully shot.

                                                    • Milton Cabrera
                                                      Milton Cabrera  2 years back

                                                      r u in?

                                                    • thejjperezshow
                                                      thejjperezshow  2 years back

                                                      [We want them thinking about their shot before they catch it.] 🔥

                                                      • Kevin Do
                                                        Kevin Do  2 years back

                                                        shia labouf made me subscribe

                                                      • Rocky T Solomon
                                                        Rocky T Solomon  2 years back

                                                        Can Duke be undefeated next year do a video on that bball breakdown

                                                        • sbeallvln
                                                          sbeallvln  2 years back

                                                          Could have done without the last 20 seconds #JARREDOUTOFMYMIND

                                                          • Leo George
                                                            Leo George  2 years back

                                                            They could probably beat the Hawks right now

                                                            • Beyond Reality
                                                              Beyond Reality  2 years back

                                                              Hey, if you like pick-up basketball games, check out this new channel called "Basketball Warriors". It's pretty cool!

                                                            • mrhoopfan
                                                              mrhoopfan  2 years back

                                                              There's more than one way to skin a cat!!! Pace and space basketball doesn't have to take over the game

                                                              • Genes Gene
                                                                Genes Gene  2 years back

                                                                Stephen Curry aftershock

                                                                • Shareef Taylor
                                                                  Shareef Taylor  2 years back

                                                                  Wow I'm sure Rick Pitino will be SHOCKED to know that it is Jay Wright(?) who finally(?) won while using the three point line more effectively than his opponents! LOL.

                                                                  • Shareef Taylor
                                                                    Shareef Taylor  2 years back

                                                                    I am, in no way, trying to knock Coach Wright, who has shown an incredible ability to continue to grow after ascending to a preeminent position as a head coach in a major, power conference. It's just that many coaches have taken a lot of heat for shooting "too many threes" since the mid-90s. And one of those coaches is sporting a few national championships. That is to say nothing of the very many small schools that have pulled major upsets by featuring the three-point line.

                                                                    I, nonetheless, get coach Nick's point, the NBA has adopted European style offences (Thank you Coaches D'Antoni and Popovich) and we are starting to see the influence of those changes trickling down to the college ranks, with Coach Wright leading the charge.

                                                                  • Terrence O'Connor
                                                                    Terrence O'Connor  2 years back

                                                                    To be fair to Jay, his philosophy on 3 point shooting has been the same since 2012 when he took a cue from one of his assistants who did a sabremetric type study. But I agree that his 2nd Championship in 3 years really puts the exclamation point on the effectiveness of what he's been able to do

                                                                  • BBALLBREAKDOWN
                                                                    BBALLBREAKDOWN   2 years back

                                                                    Uh oh, you may have a point

                                                                • lewys-dvon ah ken
                                                                  lewys-dvon ah ken  2 years back

                                                                  Hahahaha Just do it!!! As always, great breakdown. Also, are we going to get the interview with the coach?

                                                                  • lewys-dvon ah ken
                                                                    lewys-dvon ah ken  2 years back

                                                                    Hahaha I should of checked properly. Thanks Coach

                                                                  • BBALLBREAKDOWN
                                                                    BBALLBREAKDOWN   2 years back

                                                                    Link is on screen during first part of the interview!!

                                                                • The NBA Storyteller
                                                                  The NBA Storyteller  2 years back

                                                                  Is this essentially what houston is doing? or am I way of base here?

                                                                • The NBA Storyteller
                                                                  The NBA Storyteller  2 years back

                                                                  Feeling the goatee

                                                                  • Ledgnr197gaming
                                                                    Ledgnr197gaming  2 years back

                                                                    Dead meme alert!