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March 10, 2018 - St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. - ST.  LOUIS, MO - MARCH 10: Alabama guard Collin Sexton (2) drives the baseline around Kentucky guard Shal Gilgeous-Alexander (22) during a Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Alabama Crimson Tide on March 10, 2018, at Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO. Kentucky won, 86-63. (Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire) (Credit Image: © Keith Gillett/Icon SMI via ZUMA Press)

Spread Ball Screen Entries: Dual Action

Spread Ball Screen Entries: Dual Action

Using dual action on the swing pass adds ball and player circulation to early offense as well as setting up the spread ball screen.  In basic spread ball screen offense, flowing from the break into the penetration action is accomplished with a simple drag screen. The playmaking ball handler dribbles over the ball screen from

March 21, 2018 - Monaco, France - Aaron Craft (AS Monaco) - Jamar Wilson  (Credit Image: © Panoramic via ZUMA Press)

Offensive Elements: Twice

Twice: When it comes to creating an advantage, if at first you don’t succeed, screen twice! To round out our study of The Four T’s Of International Offense a pair of French professional teams, AS Monaco and ASVEL, will demonstrate the “twice” concept. Twice fits into the rescreen family as it is a second attempt

March 24, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA, USA - Michigan's Moritz Wagner (13) drives against Florida State's Ike Obiagu (12)during the first half of an NCAA Tournament regional final at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Credit Image: © Junfu Han/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Michigan Wolverines – Find Use Create

An examination of how the Michigan Wolverines find, use and create offensive numbers advantages using a simple pick-and-pop It’s no secret that John Beilein is a terrific basketball coach. He has long been considered an offensive wizard. His Michigan Wolverines (32-7, #3 West Region) have advanced to the Final Four thanks in large part to

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

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 4, 2018 - Vitoria, España - FC Barcelona Lassa's Thomas Heurtel (R) duels for the ball with Baskonia's Jason Granger (C) during their Spanish ACB basketball league played at Fernando Buesa pavilion, in Vitoria, Spain, 04 February 2018. (Credit Image: © David Aguilar/EFE via ZUMA Press)

EURO Ball Screen Offense Entries

The basic flow and three varying entries for the EURO Ball Screen Offense The EURO Ball Screen Offense is a popular continuity style offense featuring side-to-side ball movement, wing pick-and-rolls and high-low opportunities. It is common to see elements of this offense at all levels of play the world over, but the basic flow has it’s

December 6, 2017 - Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S. - Michigan State's forward Kenny Goins (25) blocks out Rutgers forward Eugene Omoruyi (11) in the second half during NCAA basketball action between the Michigan State Spartans and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, New Jersey. Michigan State defeated Rutgers 62-52. Duncan Williams/CSM(Credit Image: © Duncan Williams/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Video Playbook: Michigan State Transition Offense

Five-Part video series detailing Transition Offense concepts with the help of the Michigan State Spartans Green is the color of March. As we flip the calendar to the favorite month of College Basketball fans, the green-clad Michigan State Spartans once again look primed for a top seed and another March Madness run. Michigan State (28-3,

January 21, 2018: Wake Forest Demon Deacons center Olivier Sarr (30) fouls Virginia Cavaliers guard Kyle Guy (5) as he goes up for a layup in the ACC Basketball matchup at LJVM Coliseum in Winston-Salem, NC. (Scott Kinser/Cal Sport Media)(Credit Image: © Scott Kinser/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Virginia Cavaliers – Pin Screen Reads

A look at pin screens and reads for the cutter with a little help from The University of Virginia Cavaliers Patient. Precise. Deliberate. Cerebral. Disciplined. All words used to describe the University of Virginia’s present-day version of the Mover Blocker Offense and the pace at which they run it. Some of these words are meant as compliments from

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