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Program:  Abilene Christian University
Sport:  College Basketball
Position:  Point Guard
Guard
Division:  NCAA Division II
State:  Texas (TX)
City:  Abilene
09/30/2016

Point Guard –Our college is recruiting for the position of point guard, like other player positions in basketball, specializes in certain skills. A point guard's job is to create scoring opportunities for his team. A point guard as a coach on the floor, who can handle and distribute the ball to teammates[1]. This involves setting up plays on the court, getting the ball to the teammate in the best position to score, and controlling the tempo of the game. A point guard should know when and how to instigate a fast break and when and how to initiate the more deliberate sets.[2] Point guards are expected to be vocal floor leaders, and to discuss rule interpretations with officials. A point guard needs always to have in mind the times on the shot clock and the game clock, the score, the numbers of remaining timeouts for both teams, etc.  A point guard is usually, more skilled and focused on passing than shooting. A point guard will often use his or her ability to score in order to augment his or her effectiveness as a decision maker and play maker. Point guards primarily defends on the perimeter, just as he primarily plays on the perimeter on offense. On defense, the point guard is tasked with making the opposing point guard as ineffective as possible. Another important task for a point guard on the defensive end is to be a help defender.

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