TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Luke Loucks’ profession at Florida State was marked by setting the varsity file on the time for many video games performed dawning the Garnet and Gold (136). And serving to lead FSU to their first ACC Championship in 2012. By means of all that point Loucks was soaking in data from the most effective coaches to ever do it.
When he left Florida State teaching was not in Luke’s rapid sights. However when his time taking part in professionally abroad got here to an finish, he remembered all of the occasions Leonard Hamilton would pry at him to present teaching a shot. Now discovering himself on the sideline for group Nigeria males’s basketball, Loucks is able to implement probably the most vital takeaways he gathered whereas taking part in beneath coach Hamilton.
“I all the time return too and we speak about it on a regular basis with the Warriors and even group Nigeria simply the defensive depth he demanded out of you. So from day one which was one thing that I discovered taking part in for coach (Leonard) Hamilton,” says Loucks. “And it’s one thing I’ll all the time have wherever I coach. It doesn’t matter what sort of athletes I’ve, should you’re going to get on the court docket you’re going to protect. And to me, that’s why Florida State is all the time so tough to play.”