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Former McMurry Basetball Player, Coach Russell Vanlandingham Finds Success in San Antonio


By Marc David
Abilene Reporter-News

Forty minutes of frenzy.

No, Russell Vanlandingham has not given his style of play a fancy moniker. But how better to describe a team that uses constant full court pressure, forces the tempo at warp speed, and is liable to jack 50 3-point shots or more in any one game?

“I grew up at East Central (High in San Antonio) playing (a similar style),” Vanlandingham said. “And I was an assistant coach at McMurry using it when we averaged 97 points. We play 13 guys, have six or seven averaging in double figures in our league, and are a bunch of overachievers.”

Read the rest of the story in the Abilene Reporter-News:

http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/14/vanlandigham-on-fast-track-at-our-lady-of-the/.