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Offence
High-low sets


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The following sets can be used in a high-low offence, see Offence - High-low basics.

For additional plays, see Offences - Carleton Ravens, 1-4 Dive Series, Break 1, Break 2, Break 3, Quick hitters - Clear series, also Duke Actions.
 
Cougar
Twist (and slip)
4-Flip
Pindown
Dive Post
Post cross-screen
Cross
Gonzaga
Nets
Sun double turn-out
Celtics Dive

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1 has an offensive matchup on the perimeter, passes to 2, backscreens for 4 and clears high weakside to the reversal spot, into high-low.


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a) Cougar

2 passes to 4 who uses a dribble-at, 1 backcuts, 4 hands off to 3 and pops (or rolls), 5 and 2 stagger screen for 1, 5 posts if 3 throws back to 4.

Get into high-low if 1 finishes the swing to 2.

See Quick hitters - Clear sets (Train, Train strong), Offence - 1-4 Dive series (Cougar).up

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b) Twist

4 passes to 1 and follows to pick and roll (or uses a dribble handoff), 3 fills behind.

Option - 3 runs the baseline, giving 4 room to pop, see Offence - High-low basics.
 
See Offence - Flex specials (Phoenix Suns 1 Twist).

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Twist-slip - 4 slips a ballscreen, 5 sprints up to pick and roll.up

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2)

1 passes to 2 and clears to the weakside corner.



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a) 4-Flip

4 dribbles at 3, who backcuts and clears, 4 hands off to 1 and pops, 5 picks and rolls, and posts if 1 throws back to 4.

See Offence - Xavier middle ballscreens (4-out weave).up

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b) Pindown

3 pins down for 1 then clears weakside, 4 makes a dribble handoff.

Optionally 3 can fill behind the handoff.

See Offences - Kowalczyk ballscreen (Pin down), also Carleton Ravens (wing-entry variation).up

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c) Dive post

3 has an inside matchup, 4 dribbles at, 3 backcuts and posts, look for a pass inside from 1.

See Offence - Kowalczyk ballscreen (Hook post), Quick hitters - Clear sets (Double black), Fast breaks - Larry Brown (Dive post).up

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d) Post cross-screen

4 dribbles at, 3 backcuts, screens for 5 then clears weakside.

Option - if there is no pass inside, 5 runs out to pick and roll.

See Offence - Kowalczyk ballscreen (Screen the screener), 1-4 Dive Series (Eagle), Quick hitters - Clear sets (Swing).up

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3) Cross

5 starts weakside (open post), 1 passes to 2, baskets cut looking for a return pass, cross-screens for 5, then empties weakside.

If 2 is denied, 1 can dribble-at X2, 2 backcuts then cross-screens for 5 if there is no pass (Dribble-cross).up

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4) Gonzaga (ball reversal)

On ball reversal to 3, 4 follows to ballscreen (Swing).


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If 3 passes to 1, 5 comes up to pick and roll, 4 replaces.

Look for a high-low pass on a throwback to 4, if it isn't there, reverse the ball to 3 for a pass inside.up

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5) Denials

4 is overplayed, 1 dribbles at X4, 4 backcuts.

See 4-Flip above, Fast breaks - Early ballscreens (Dive), Offences - Dribble-drive ballscreens (Dive), 1-4 Dive series (Huskies).

a) Nets

1 passes to 3 and spaces away, 5 and 4 stagger screen for 2.

See Offence - Nets (denials).up

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b) Phoenix Suns double turn-out

2 cuts off a flex screen from 5, 3 gets a dribble handoff.

See Quick hitters - Cornell ballscreen.

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2 and 5 stagger screen for 4.

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(Variation - 5 and 2 stagger screen for 4, with no flex screen for 2)

See Cougar above.up

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c) Celtics Dive

4 backcuts and clears, 5 ballscreens for 1.

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(Variation - 4 backcuts and replaces 5, 3 runs the baseline to the far corner)
 
1-Flip - 1 makes a dribble handoff to 3, 5 picks and rolls (see 4-Flip above).

See Fast breaks - Early ballscreens (Ravens).up

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