Are you tough enough?
A former star player provides perspective on the mental side of recruiting
College coaches want to see recruits who are mentally tough. They need players who can handle disappointment and frustration, who compete fearlessly. They don't care if you make a mistake, but they do care how you react to that mistake. They watch closely to see who can deal with negative feedback from a coach or a referee. They watch how a player reacts to pressure during the final minutes -- her shot selection, decision making and leadership -- more than whether they make or miss a last-second ...
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