In-Game Strategy

Lots of movement sets up backdoor

A lot of screening and motion goes into this set in which the opposite post comes high, sets a ball screen, rolls and eventually gets a pass from a dribbling wing. Why use this play Arizona’s offense has five players constantly moving, which keeps the defense on its heels and creates open passing lanes. Set […]

Disguise The Typical Clear-Out Set

Central Florida wanted the ball in its ball handler’s hands going to the rim but utilized other action to add in an element of surprise. WHY USE IT So many teams go to a predictable clear-out play for the best ball handler/ scorer when desperately needing a bucket near the end of the game. This […]

Initial Movement Clears Space, Opens Middle

Use a downscreen then a low screen to create space for a talented ball handler to secure a pass, use a pick and score at the basket WHY USE IT The screening and ball movement action is a lot for defenders to follow – watch the middle open up during these actions. SET UP Start from a standard Horns set with […]

Start Shooter In Corner, Create Top 3-Pointer

The initial movement starts right then utilizes ball reversal and a well-timed down screen to free the shooter coming high at the top WHY USE IT Horns plays are great for any offense as they work well again man or zone defences, plus the player positions keep the defenders guessing. SET UP Start from a standard Horns set with a post […]

High Screen Frees 2 Players At Basket

Your best screener executes three screens during the course of the play creating multiple high-percentage scoring opportunities WHY USE IT When you are trailing and desperate for a basket, get players moving toward the rim for a better chance at scoring. SET UP Position your best screener near the right-side elbow. The other four players are spaced outside the 3-point line with two bunched […]

Post Feed Vs. Zone

Wisconsin had a marked size advantage last season and used it to create easy scoring opportunities – just like this successful zone post feed vs. Baylor WHY USE IT Attack a perimeter-orientated zone by pounding the post. Keep the ball moving on the perimeter to shift the defense and create an in-close advantage prior to the post entry. SET UP Move action […]