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FastDraw #PlayOTD – Michigan State 1-4 High Curl Double Flare

FastDraw #PlayOTD – Michigan State 1-4 High Curl Double Flare

FastDraw #PlayOTD – Michigan State 1-4 High Curl Double Flare

Play of the Day – Michigan State 1-4 High Curl Double Flare   Michigan State ran this play against Florida to get an open 3-point shot. The first option is off of the staggered screen, but if nothing is there 3 looks to pass to 1 flaring to the left wing.   FastDraw Diagram:

March 13, 2016 - Indianapolis, IN. U.S. - Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo and the Spartan bench watch as Purdue jumps out into the lead in the first half during the finals of the Big Ten Conference mens basketball tournament between Purdue and Michigan State at the Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN...Michigan State 66, Purdue 62.Mark Davis/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Mark Davis/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

NCAA Tournament – Midwest Region Preview

The Midwest region is loaded with some great #XsOs and great coaches. Michigan State, Virginia, and Iowa State are all top 10 efficient offenses, and add Purdue, Gonzaga, Butler, Utah & Texas Tech and you have half of the teams in the top 30 in half court efficiency (KenPom Rankings). The fascinating part is that every team

March 11, 2016 - Indianapolis, IN. U.S. - Michigan State Spartans guard Bryn Forbes #5 hits a shot over Ohio State Buckeyes center Trevor Thompson #32 in the first half during the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference mens basketball tournament between Michigan State and Ohio State at the Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN...Michigan State 81, Ohio State 54.Mark Davis/Cal Sport Media(Credit Image: © Mark Davis/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Michigan State Down Screens

Michigan State (#2 seed, Midwest Region) is making their customary push into March led by player-of-the year candidate Denzel Valentine. But Valentine is not the only weapon Tom Izzo has at his disposal. Sharpshooting guard Bryn Forbes (14.4 ppg, .484 3P%) has been scorching the nets of late. The Spartans often set down screens to free

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