Horns Plays

Look For The Long-Distance Lo

Look For The Long-Distance Lob

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, […]

Skip Past A 1-2-2

Skip Past A 1-2-2

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 […]

Maryland's backdoor counter shreds defense

Maryland’s backdoor counter shreds defense

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 […]

Circle the perimeter, score at the rim

Circle the perimeter, score at the rim

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 […]

Horns play: Use curl as decoy to set up screen

Horns play: Use curl as decoy to set up screen

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 […]