Ed Cooley Providence Friars Set Plays

Ed Cooley Providence Friars Set Plays

Attached are two set plays from Providence Head Coach Ed Cooley. Before taking over for Providence, Cooley served as the Head Coach at Fairfield for 5 years. In that span, he increased the team’s win total each year and finished 1st in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in 2011. Before becoming a head coach, he served as an assistant at Boston College, Rhode Island, Stonehill, and UMass-Dartmouth. He was awarded the Ben Jobe National Coach of the Year in 2010 and the MAAC Coach of the Year in 2011.

Ed Cooley Providence Friars Set Plays – 2-1-2 Center Option
In this play, 1 passes to 4 who passes to 2 on the wing. 5 sets a screen for 1 who cuts into the lane looking for a pass from 2. 4 makes a shallow cut to the ball-side corner. If 1 isn’t open, 5 steps out and gets the pass from 2. 5 reverses the ball to 3. 1 sets a screen for 2, then cuts up off of a down screen from 5. 3 looks to pass to 2 or 1 for a shot. If 1 gets the ball, 5 can also set a ball-screen. 1 and 5 play a pick & roll two-man game as 2 replaces 5 on the roll.

Ed Cooley Providence Friars Set Plays – Horns Triple Stagger
1 dribbles left as 5 and 4 set a staggered screen for 2. 1 passes to 2. 2 looks to shoot, but if he doesn’t have a shot he looks to pass to 3 cutting to the wing off of a staggered screen from 4 and 5. If 3 doesn’t have a shot, 4 and 5 set a third staggered screen for 1 cutting to the ball-side corner.

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