Basketball Plays

Basketball Plays Tom Izzo

Here is some philosophy on special situations from Tom Izzo. I received this notes from Steve Smiley. they were originally taken by Coach Jim Ponchak at the 2010 Clinic to End all Clinics . The Anatomy of a Timeout Try…

Basketball Plays Xavier Zone

This quick hitting play is from an old Xavier University Basketball Coaching Newsletter. Run this against a 2-3 zone as an entry into your zone attack., or as a set play to get the ball inside. At the bottom of…

Basketball Plays Double Ball Screen

This play comes from the November 2010 St. Edwards University newsletter. St. Edwards is an NCAA Division II school located in Austin, Texas. Quick hitter vs. man to man defense. This is a set originally run by the Orlando Magic.…

Basketball Plays 3 Rover

This play is run against a 2-3 zone defense. I found this on one of Creighton Burns’ newsletters. If you are interested in receiving his newsletter, contact us and I will put you in touch with Coach Burns.    …

Basketball Plays Illini

We found this on one of Creighton Burns’ newsletters. If you are interested in receiving his newsletter, contact us and we will put you in touch with Coach Burns.               #1 enters the ball…

Attacking 1 3 1 Half Court Trap

Some thoughts on attacking 1 3 1 half court trap defenses with “Rotation.” If you are coaching without a shot clock, I don’t mind making the defense run and cover the whole half court for 25 or 30 seconds. I…

Iowa Delay

        4 and 5 are positioned at the wide wings. 1, 2, and 3 are interchangeable at the free throw line and 2 steps behind the deep elbow. 1, 2 and 3 play a triangle game. Whichever…