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2-3 Zone: Forward Play

2-3 Zone: Forward Play

There are 2-3 zones and then there is the Syracuse 2-3 Zone. Coach Jim Boeheim and his Syracuse Orange have been befuddling opponents for decades with their brand of zone defense. Syracuse recruits great players blessed with the length and athleticism to be effective in the zone, but aside from that, the forward play is what

3 Tactics for Your Zone Offense

Add scoring punch by teaching these three detailed elements within your basic zone offense versus a 2-3 zone.  There are standards for a quality zone offense and each possession should feature as many of these standards as possible. Choosing the correct alignment, playing behind the zone, probing the gaps, using the middle flash and reversing the ball