Clear Out Sets That Work!

Clear Out Sets That WORK For Various Players, Alignments & Situations

There’s nothing simpler than creating an advantage for a scorer to attack. Check out Matt Hackenberg’s favorite clear out sets for multiple types of situations. If you’re a coach reading this blog looking for content, I’d assume you are more sophisticated than the youth basketball coach that only runs “4-Low” for their best player. Yet

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Burn Cut Actions From #FastModelMadness22

Last year it was ghost screens. This year, “burn cut action” was the trendy offensive look from March Madness 2022. Here are the top sets as noted by Coach Tony Miller. Old timers, like myself, would tell you, “You don’t need a play call to back door somebody. When your defender turns his head or

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Press Defense: Keys To Applying Max Pressure – Video, Diagrams, Drills

Ready to bring some heat? See tips from Matt Hackenberg on how to dictate the game to opponents with press defense. FastDraw diagrams, drills and video included! So you want to bring some heat? Let’s look at a few ways to fire things up on the defensive end. The most fun I ever had coaching

Duke Blue Devils Final Four Preview

Final Four Preview: Duke Blue Devils | #FastModelMadness22

Coach Tony Miller takes a deeper look at common offensive sets from the Duke Blue Devils ahead of the 2022 Final Four. For years, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski has used a variety of sets to maximize the skill sets of his stars. This year has been no different. And while much of the 2021-22 season saw

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Saint Peter’s Peacocks: XsOs Behind Historic Elite Eight Run | #FastModelMadness22

The Peacocks of Saint Peter’s made it further than any 15-seed ever in the men’s NCAA tournament. Here are some XsOs behind the magical run in 10 play diagrams. It happens every March. One team becomes an NCAA Tournament darling, a fan favorite, an underdog story worthy of a movie script. Usually, the team making

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Miami Hurricanes – Staggered Screen Study Guide | #FastModelMadness22

Check out this Radius Athletics study guide on the Miami Hurricanes’ staggered screen action, from the basics of spacing to fitting into an overall 5 Out offensive philosophy. The Sweet Sixteen is underway. There have already been upsets, #1 seeds getting bounced, Cinderella stories and unexpected participants. Jim Larrañaga’s Miami Hurricanes have deservedly earned their

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#ScoutingSmarter: How NCAA Tourney Teams Prepare For The Biggest Games with FastScout

In postseason play, pressure goes up and every detail matters. Here’s how FastScout helps NCAA Tourney teams game prep. Welcome to #ScoutingSmarter. Getting to the NCAA Tournament requires a tremendous amount of disciplined preparation. Throughout the season every basket counts and every defensive stop matters in getting to this point; the ultimate goal of competing

San Diego State basketball stunt and recover defense

San Diego State Defense: Stunt and Recover | #FastModelMadness22

The ability to stunt and recover fuels one of the best defenses in college basketball – the Aztecs of San Diego State. There is a defensive juggernaut out West. No, not in Lubbock, Texas. Although the Texas Tech Red Raiders are quite the defensive unit. Further out West in the land of surf and sun

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Highlighting WNBA & NCAAW Coaches

Women are getting increasingly more head coaching opportunities. This Women’s History Month we showcase a few making their mark on the game. You already know we get hyped when the calendar flips to March, and for good reason: BASKETBALL! Yet, there is another great reason to celebrate the third month of the year, and that’s

Pro Tips: How Coaches Can Maximize March Madness With FastDraw

March Madness provides an incredible opportunity for basketball coaches to learn from some of the best in the business. FastDraw can help! We all know coaches share (and steal) plays from each other, it’s a natural part of the game. So what better chance to do so than in the month of March? With over

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