Leon Rice Boise State Set Plays by Wes Kosel
Here are four set plays from Boise State Head Coach Leon Rice. Rice just completed his 5th season at Boise State, where he has won 102 games to 63 losses. He has won 21 or more games in 4 out of 5 seasons with a career best 25 wins this past season. Rice came to Boise from Gonzaga where he served as an assistant coach from 1998 – 2010. Before that, Rice was an assistant coach at Yakima Valley CC, Northern Colorado, and Oregon. In 2014-2015, the Broncos finished 14-4 in the Mountain West Conference which put them in a tie for first place in the conference standings.
Leon Rice Boise State Set Plays – 3 Guard Invert
5 comes out to set a screen for 3 on the wing. 1 looks to pass to 3 or can pass to 5 on the perimeter. Once 5 has the ball, he looks to pass to 3 posting up inside.
Leon Rice Boise State Set Plays – 5 Out High PNR
In this play, all 5 players are outside of the 3-point line. 5 sprints from the corner as 3 moves to the corner to replace 5. 5 sets a high ball-screen for 1. 1 drives left as 5 rolls to the basket.
Leon Rice Boise State Set Plays – Boise Side Horns
1 dribbles out from the right side of the floor off of a side horns screen from 4 and 5. As 1 dribbles towards the top of the key, 5 sets a flare-screen for 4. 1 passes to 4 flaring to the wing for a shot.
Leon Rice Boise State Set Plays – Posts
1 dribbles right as 4 screens down for 5. 1 passes to 5 at the elbow. Once 5 has the ball, 4 screens for 2. 5 looks to pass to 2 at the rim or to 4 in the corner for a shot.
These plays were also featured on Men’s Basketball Hoop Scoop.