Must See X’s & O’s – Louisville Cardinals Big Monday Set Plays by Wes Kosel
Here are two plays used by Coach Rick Pitino and his Louisville Cardinals during the Duke/Louisville Big Monday matchup a couple of weeks ago. The Cardinals just placed a school-imposed ban for the post-season this year, but Pitino will still have his players playing hard. In this game, Pitino has been running his wings off of several screens to make the Duke defenders chase. He has also been looking to pound the ball inside with his bigs.
Louisville Cardinals Big Monday Set Plays – DHO Wheel
1 gives the ball to 2 on a dribble hand-off. 2 dribbles to the middle as 3 cuts off of 4 and 5 to the opposite wing. 1 then cuts off of a screen from 4 for a shot. 2 looks first to 3 then 1 for a shot.
Louisville Cardinals Big Monday Set Plays – Double Duck
4 sets a high ball-screen for 1 as 5 looks to duck-in under the rim. If 5 isn’t open, 1 passes to 4 on the pop. 4 passes to 2 and follows with a ball-screen. As 2 drives middle, 5 again ducks-in looking to get position on the Duke defenders.