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.

Tulsa Slice Action

Tulsa Slice Action

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

1 dribbles right as 2 cuts up from the corner to the top of the key off of a staggered-screen from 5 and 4. 1 passes to 2 then 2 dribbles left as 5 posts up on the left block. 2 looks to pass inside to 5 for the score.

  • Basketball Play - Tulsa Slice1 dribbles right as 4 and 5 set a staggered screen for 2 in the corner.

     

    2 cuts across the floor from the corner to the top of the key.

     

    1 passes to 2.

     

    3 moves from the left wing to the right corner.

  • Basketball Play - Tulsa Slice2 looks to shoot or he can dribble left.

     

    5 cuts hard to the opposite block looking for the pass from 2.

Tulsa Ball Screen Lob

Tulsa Ball Screen Lob

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

In this play, the trailer sets a ball-screen fro teh point guard at the top of the key. 1 dribbles left as 5 moves to the ball-side block and 2 sets a back-screen for 4. 1 looks to make the lob pass to 4 for the dunk.

  • Basketball Play - Tulsa Ball-Screen Lob

4 sets a ball-screen for 1.

 

At the same time, 5 moves across the lane to clear space for the back-side lob.

 

2 moves in from the corner to screen for 4 who just set the ball-screen.

 

4 cuts to the basket looking for the lob pass from 1.

Dubuque Elbow Overload

Dubuque Elbow Overload

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

In this play, the point guard dribbles to the left wing as 4 moves from the corner to the perimeter to replace 1. As 1 is dribbling, 5 screens down for 3. 1 passes to 4 who looks to pass to 3 for a shot. If 3 isn’t open, 4 dribbles towards the right wing and passes to 2. 3 dives to the low post and 5 elevates. 4 then screens down for 3 who cuts up for a shot.

  • Basketball Play - Dubuque Overload Elbow Offense1 dribbles towards the left wing as 4 replaces 1.

     

    5 screens down for 3.

  • Basketball Play - Dubuque Overload Elbow OffenseIf 3 isn’t open, ball is passed to 2 and 5 elevates.
  • Basketball Play - Dubuque Overload Elbow Offense4 screens down for 3 who looks to get the ball at the elbow.