Mercer BLOB Box Double

Mercer BLOB Box Double

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

In this box set, 3 pops out to the corner and gets the inbounds pass from 2. 3 then dribbles up towards the top of the key off of a ball-screen from 1 as 2 cuts to the opposite wing off of a double cross-screen from 4 and 5. If 2 isn’t open, he cuts into the lane and 1 cuts to the left corner off of 4 and 5’s screen.

  • Basketball Play - Mercer BLOB Box Double3 steps up the lane line as if screening for 1, then cuts to the corner.

     

    2 passes to 3.

     

    2 steps inbounds as 3 dribbles up towards the wing.

  • Basketball Play - Mercer BLOB Box Double3 dribbles to the top of the key off of a screen from 1.

     

    5 and 4 set a double screen for 2.

     

    2 cuts to the wing for a shot.

  • Basketball Play - Mercer BLOB Box DoubleIf 2 isn’t open on the initial cut, he loops back into the lane looking for a pass for a lay-up.

     

    1 cuts off of the double screen from 4 and 5 to the corner.

     

    3 looks for 2 in the lane or to 1 in the corner for a shot.

March Madness – USC Set Play

March Madness – USC Set Play

Another thank you to Roberto Assi for sharing this man to man set play from Andy Enfield’s USC Trojans. The Trojans upset SMU in the Round of 64 and will take on #3 Seed Baylor on Sunday.

In this man set play, USC gets a double-away screen action and then a high ball screen for the point guard to attack the middle.

USC Trojans_Man Set

March Madness – Providence Zone Lob

March Madness – Providence Zone Lob

Thanks to Roberto Assi for sharing this NCAA Tournament set from the Providence  Friars. The play was used against USC in the first-four matchup. The play starts with a pass/pass back from the point guard to the wing. Once 1 has the ball back on the right wing, 2 and 5 screen out against the low zone defenders and 3 pins in on the center zone defender. 4 then runs from the corner for a lob pass at the rim.

Providence Friars_Zone Lob Set PDF!

Utah State Stagger Slip

Utah State Stagger Slip

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

The play starts in a 1-4 high with 2 and 3 exchanging wing positions. 1 passes to 3 then moves to the opposite side of the floor. 5 and 4 move over to screen for 3 on the wing. 4 looks to slip the screen and if that isn’t open 5 sets a ball-screen for 3 on the wing.

  • Basketball Play - Utah State Stagger Slip2 and 3 cross the floor and cut to opposite wings.

     

    1 dribbles toward the wing and passes to 3.

  • Basketball Play - Utah State Stagger Slip4 and 5 set up for a staggered ball screen for 3.

     

    4 immediately slips the screen looking for the pass from 3.

     

    1 and 2 switch spots on the opposite side.

  • Basketball Play - Utah State Stagger SlipIf 4 isn’t open, 3 dribbles off of the ball screen from 5.

     

    1 slides to the corner, 4 steps across the lane, and 5 rolls to the basket.

     

    3 reads the defense and makes the appropriate pass.

Utah State Baseline Runner Options

Utah State Baseline Runner Options

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

Option 1: 1 dribbles towards the top of the key as 2 cuts down towards the basket. If x2 jumps the screen, 2 pops back out to the wing for a shot. Option 2: x2 follows 2 under both screens from 4 and 5. 1 passes to 3 who passes to 2 for a shot. Option 3: If 2 isn’t open on the baseline run, he cuts back to the right side of the floor cutting under 4 at the block. Option 4: If x2 jump this screen, 2 cuts to the left corner off of a screen from 5.

  • Basketball Play - Utah State Baseline Runner2 cuts to the low block and reads the defender.

     

    If x2 tries to play over the screen, 2 pops back to the wing for the pass from 1.

  • Basketball Play - Utah State Baseline RunnerIf x2 follows the 2 around the screen, 2 continues through on the staggered screen from 5 and 4.

     

    3 cuts to the lane line extended and receives a pass from 1.

     

    3 looks for 2 on the wing for a shot.

  • Basketball Play - Utah State Baseline RunnerIf 2 isn’t open, he loops back around 4 again reading the defender.

     

    If x2 follows, he continues around the screen for the shot.

  • Basketball Play - Utah State Baseline RunnerIf x2 jumps over the screen, 4 turns to set the screen on x2.

     

    2 cuts back across the lane and runs off of the screen from 5.

     

    3 passes to 2 on the wing for a shot.

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