Josh Pastner Georgia Tech University Yellow Jackets Princeton Chin Series
So the University of Memphis paid Josh Pastner to get another job and now he is a prime candidate for ACC “Coach of the Year” at Georiga Tech University. You will love the Josh Pastner Georgia Tech University Yellow Jackets Princeton Chin Series!
Post University of Memphis Time – Now Georgia Tech
Coach Pastner loved his seven years at the University of Memphis. He followed Coach Calipari and was on his staff for a year. He got the job when he was thirty-one. He walked into one of the most intense jobs and an uneasy situation. Memphis is a hotbed of high school and AAU basketball.
Josh Pastner never got to the sweet sixteen of the NCAA tournament with the Tigers. Most Memphis fans that they would have players like Derrick Rose and Tyreke Evans every year. At Georgia Tech, he can rebuild a storied program that hasn’t reached the NCAA Tournament since 2010.
Give the win last Saturday against Notre Dame, The Yellow Jackets had a 5-4 ACC record and was in Joe Lunardi’s “First Four Out.” Coach Pastner should enter February as the top contender for ACC Coach of the Year and honorable mentioned for the National Coach of the Year.
If you are watching Josh Pastner’s team at Georgia Tech, then you are seeing a different coach. Most critics said that his program at Memphis had a level of execution and lack of discipline. Coach Pastner brought in the talent, and several of them were McDonald’s All-Americans where he gained the reputation of just being a recruiter.
Coach Pastner has them playing at a slower tempo and having a defense that ranked with the most efficient defense, plus a great offense. He brought in Tavares Hardy that comes from the coaching tree of Bill Carmody and John Thompson III. They are making hard cuts to get misdirection.
Coach Pastner spent the offseason showing the players how to cut hard which lets them overcome any lack of shooting prowess. Ball Movement, Tempo, and Violent Cuts have made their Hybrid Princeton Offense excel.
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