Bob Huggins West Virginia Mountaineers Set Plays

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June 12, 2014

Bob Huggins West Virginia Mountaineers Set Plays by Wes Kosel

Here are 2 set plays from Coach Bob Huggins. Huggins just completed his 7th year at West Virginia. Before arriving in Morgantown, Huggins coached at Kansas State, Cincinnati, Akron, and Walsh. In 32 years he has only had 3 losing seasons. He has won everywhere he has been, and has won over 60% of his games at each program. He boasts an impressive 71% win percentage for his career, and ranks 3rd amongst active Division 1 coaches in total wins (740). He is behind only Mike Krzyzewski (983 wins) and Jim Boeheim (948 wins). Although the Mountaineers have struggled since joining the Big 12 in 2012, I expect Huggins to get them back on track and back in the NCAA tournament soon.

Bob Huggins West Virginia Mountaineers Set Plays – Guard Post-Up

This play starts in a 2-1-2 formation with 5 in the middle of the floor. 2 cuts up from the corner to the wing and gets the ball from 1. 2’s first look is to penetrate baseline with the open floor. If 2 doesn’t have anything, he passes back to 1 and cuts off of a screen from 5. 1 looks to pass directly to 2 or can pass to 4 for a better angle on the pass. If 2 isn’t open on the cut, 1 passes to 5 on the wing. 5 looks inside to 2 posting up.

Bob Huggins West Virginia Mountaineers Set Plays – Stagger Lob

This play starts with the point guard and 2-guard up top, 5 in the middle of the floor, and 4 and 3 on the blocks. 4 cuts up the lane then pops out to the wing. 1 passes to 4. Once 4 has the ball, 2 cuts off of a screen from 5 to the ball-side low post. 4 looks inside to 2, but if he isn’t open 2 moves out to the corner to clear the lane. 5 and 3 set a staggered back-screen for 1 who cuts to the basket looking for the lob pass from 4.

Wes Kosel is an assistant coach for men’s basketball under Head Coach Doug Novak at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Kosel joined the staff at Bethel after serving two seasons at Texas Lutheran University and one season at Haskell Indian Nations University. Kosel has an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas, and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Physical Education from the University of Houston. The Bartlesville, OK native is also a NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and taught weight training and aerobic fitness courses while coaching at Texas Lutheran. He has coached AAU programs, volunteered with elementary and middle school basketball teams, and has worked basketball camps for various programs including the Houston Rockets, University of Houston, Texas State, and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

Bob Huggins West Virginia Mountaineers Set Plays

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