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February 23, 2017 - NCAA Basketball: Marshall Thundering Herd guard Jon Elmore (33) dribbles around Old Dominion Monarchs guard Ahmad Caver (4) and Old Dominion Monarchs forward Trey Porter (15) during the Marshall Thundering Herd vs Old Dominion Monarchs game at Ted Constant Center in Norfolk, VA. Old Dominion beat Marshall 86-65. Jen Hadsell/CSM(Credit Image: © Jen Hadsell/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Marshall Drag Screen Concepts

Marshall Drag Screen Concepts

The Marshall Thundering Herd have spaced and shot their way into the NCAA Tournament powered by the Drag Screen concepts of Coach Dan D’antoni. One of the hotspots for college basketball analytics is Huntington, West Virginia home of the Marshall University Thundering Herd (24-10, #13 Seed, East Regional). Coach Dan D’antoni has overseen a turnaround

February 27,2016: Wichita State Shockers guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives to the basket in the first half during the NCAA Basketball game between the Illinois State Redbirds and the Wichita State Shockers at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Kendall Shaw/CSM(Credit Image: © Kendall Shaw/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

First Four – Wichita State Drag Screens

The Wichita State Shockers (#11 seed, South Region) face the Vanderbilt Commodores (#11 seed, South Region) in “First Four” action from Dayton, Ohio.  The match up features teams that had expectations coming into the season but find themselves in the play-in game with the right to face #6 Arizona on the line. The veteran backcourt duo

Dec. 17, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri, U.S - St. Louis Billiken guard ASH YACOUBOU (3) uses the screen from St. Louis Billiken forward MILIK YARBROUGH (4) to get away from University of Texas-Pan America guard SHAQUILLE BOGA (5) during a non conference game  between St. Louis University Billikens and the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) played in St. Louis, MO. at Chaifetz Arena.  Where St. Louis defeated UTPA 75-69 (Credit Image: © Richard Ulreich/ZUMA Wire)

Mastering the Pick and Roll

Keeping offense simple but structured allows players to work instinctively within a system.  In past newsletters I have discussed Horns action and Pitch early offense action but while both Horns and Pitch can be executed quickly, often times getting into action within the first 6-8 seconds of a possession and attacking the first available advantage

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