Cliff Ellis Coastal Carolina Offense
Attached are two plays from Coastal Carolina head coach Cliff Ellis. In his first 7th years, he has posted a 133-88 record at Coastal Carolina and 3 regular season conference championships. Before taking over for Coastal Carolina, Ellis coached at Auburn for 10 seasons, Clemson for 10 seasons, and South Alabama for 9 seasons. In 36 seasons as a head coach, Ellis has won 668 games and has made 9 NCAA Tournament appearances. Ellis has been named coach of the year in 3 different conferences including the SEC (1995, 1999), ACC (1987, 1990), and Big South (2010).
Cliff Ellis Coastal Carolina Quick Offense – 1-4 High Basic
1 passes to 4 at the high post and 4 passes to 2. Once 2 has the ball, 5 sets a back-screen for 1. 1 cuts to the low post looking for the pass from 2. If 1 isn’t open, 5 sets a back-screen for 4 who cuts to the basket. If 4 isn’t open, 4 steps out and 2 passes to 3. 5 screens for 2 who cuts to the basket. Once 3 has the ball, he passes to 4 and cuts through the lane. 4 passes to 5 who looks to drive middle or give the ball to 1 on a dribble hand-off.
Cliff Ellis Coastal Carolina Quick Offense – Iso Options
Iso for 2: 1 dribbles across the floor as 5 screens for 2. 1 looks to pass to 2. 5 steps out to the corner and 2 looks to drive by his defender to the basket.
Iso for 4: 1 dribbles to the right as 4 pops out from a screen from 5. 1 passes to 4. 5 steps out to the wing to open up the lane for 4 to drive to the basket.