Maryville Basketball Pages

Maryville High School Basketball 500th Win

"To reach 500 wins, a basketball coach needs to adapt to the players he has, push them to their potential and coach those players to react to different types of opponents.

Mark Eldridge walked off the Fulton gymnasium court Friday evening holding onto the game ball for his 500th victory having strongly exhibited all those attributes in Maryville’s 52-48 victory over Riverdale.

Facing a physically imposing Riverdale (9-4), Maryville (12-1) relied on its smaller but nimble group of 3-point shooters, milked out enough inside strength to counter the much-taller Warrior squad and turned down the tempo to keep the game from turning into a track "

Full article by TheDailyTimes