Both of these plays to attack a 3-2 zone defense came from University of Arkansas (Formerly Washington Huskies) Womens’ Head Coach Mike Neighbors weekly basketball coaching email newsletter.
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5 and 4 exchange while 3 sprints to stack with 5 on the block
4 sets screen on top o f the zone
2 screens top wing of the zone
5 screens bottom of the zone then sits on next defender
1 uses screen and looks for 3 or 5
1 can pass t o the 3 or keep i t and find the 4 rolling or the 5 replacing the 4
We go straight into our punch if we do not get anything off initial action
2 and 3 work no mans land so zone has hard time deciding who guards them
5 sets flat screen on the top of the 3 – 2 then pops t o 3 point line
1 uses the screen forcing the zone to collapse
1 reads options and finds open teammates