Wisconsin's initial setup: "Perfect Triangles"
Offensive players are positioned at the apex of a perfect triangle between two pieces of the zone
"The geometry of the game."
Player opposite the ball (4) flashes to interior of the zone
Find a pocket of space around the LOGO area and settle in.
Shot - First Read
Look to shoot on the catch
Catch prepared to shoot before X5 steps up to contest
"You are never more open than when you first catch the ball"
High-Low - Second Read
With no shot available look for the dump down the player in the porch
BEWARE OF FALSE DAYLIGHT!
You may be able to whiz the ball through the gap to the porch player, but good zone teams pinch the forwards to the block on the high post catch. Be prepared to "seal out" the pinching forward
Fan Opposite - Third Read
2 is able to enter to 4 on the middle flash
4 can score or look to 5 who is sealing out X3 for high-low pass OR turn and fan the ball opposite
3 catches to shoot first, attack the momentum of the closeout second
Flood the Baseline
Another option upon high post entry is the twofold sequence of 5 cross cutting to seal inside of X4 and 2 & 3 "flooding the baseline"
The high post entry has collapsed the defense and X3 and X4 have pinched to the blocks as coached
X4 is faced with battling 5 in the paint or going with 3 to the corner. Should X2 chase 3 to the corner, 1 cuts into 4's vision
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