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Horns Plays

Create 4 options from 1 play

Create 4 options from 1 play

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Keep your players screening and moving so the defense simply can’t take away one scoring opportunity — and if one fails, teach your players patience as another chance emerges.   Why use it   Horns plays are fantastic for creating multiple options. This one keeps the ball moving around the elbows while screening away and... MORE

‘Wildcat Horns’ Scores Top 3

‘Wildcat Horns’ Scores Top 3

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From Basketball Coach Weekly   The point guard starts the action with an elbow-entry pass, disappears low, then comes high off a down screen to catch a pass and shoot a top-of-key 3-pointer.   Why use it   There are so many options from a Horns set and this one creates a top-of-key 3-pointer as... MORE

Look For The Long-Distance Lo

Look For The Long-Distance Lob

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From Wes Kosel, assistant men’s coach at Colorado College   Going 94 feet in a second or less remaining on the clock is not an easy task — you need to create action going toward the hoop with a lob pass so the shot is a quick one.   Why use it   Unlike the NBA,... MORE

Skip Past A 1-2-2

Skip Past A 1-2-2

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Constant actions from a Horns set moves a 1-2-2 zone out of position, which allows you to create an open 3-pointer at the top of the key.   Why use it   An aggressive 1-2-2 zone defense can be a nightmare for the opposition. With a top defender slowing the initial action, it is difficult... MORE

Maryland's backdoor counter shreds defense

Maryland’s backdoor counter shreds defense

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From Maryland’s playbook The Maryland Terrapins run this set to create an opportunity near the rim, because once the corner defender cheats high, the backside is wide open for a layup. Why use it Two minute and 10 seconds after running the set on page 4, Maryland came back with a Horns look and started... MORE

Circle the perimeter, score at the rim

Circle the perimeter, score at the rim

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From Dave Rose, BYU Cougers head coach This play has a little bit of everything – baseline cut, handoff, dribble attack, backscreen and a lob at the rim creating a high-percentage scoring opportunity the defense can’t stop. Why use it Horns sets are perfect for backdoor plays as the wings are spaced to the sidelines... MORE

Horns play: Use curl as decoy to set up screen

Horns play: Use curl as decoy to set up...

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From Dave Rose, BYU Cougers head coach A guard in the corner comes off a double screen from both posts and the defense is convinced it’s a curl – fool them by having the curler set a backscreen for one of the post Why use it BYU’s Dave Rose has the Cougars scoring a lot... MORE



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