Joe Callero Cal Poly Mustangs Set Plays

Joe Callero Cal Poly Mustangs Set Plays by Wes Kosel

Attached are two set plays from Cal Poly head coach Joe Callero. The Mustangs had an remarkable post-season a couple years ago winning the Big West Conference Tournament and earning themselves an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. In theopening round, the Mustangs beat Texas Southern to get into the Round of 64. There they met Wichita State who ended the season for the Mustangs. Before taking over for Cal Poly, Callero was the head coach at Seattle (NCAA DII and D1) and PugetSound (NCAA DIII). In his coaching career, he has won 216 games, won 1 conference tournament championship, and a Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular season championship while at Seattle.

Joe Callero Cal Poly Mustangs Set Plays – 1-4 Triple Screen
In this play, 1 passes to 3 cutting to the wing. Once 3 has the ball, 2 moves down to the low block underneath 5. 3 looks inside to 4 posting up, but if he isn’t open 4 steps out to the corner. 3 passes to 4,then moves down to set a triple staggered screen with 1 and 5 for 2. 2 cuts off of the screen looking for a shot.

Joe Callero Cal Poly Mustangs Set Plays – Baseline Read
1 dribbles from left to right looking to get to the elbow. 3 sets a cross screen for 4 in the opposite corner. If 4’s defender jumps out to the corner, 3 sets a screen for 4 to cut to the basket. If 4’s defender steps up on 1 penetrating, 3 slips behind the defender to open up the lob to 4 at the basket.

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