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BYU X's & O's: Post Passing

By Josh Furlong, KSL.com Contributor | Posted - Dec. 5, 2010 at 11:25 p.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY - Greg Wrubell met up with BYU coach Dave Rose to discuss two plays where passing in the post helped BYU score some easy points down low.

The first was a penetration play with Kyle Collinsworth effectively working the ball inside. Collinsworth pushed the ball down the baseline, drawing three low post defenders to Collinsworth. Drawing the three defenders to him, Collinsworth found an open Brandon Davies who then made an easy pass to Noah Hartsock with the easy shot.

"Kyle really exposed them with some penetration," Rose said. "Really good passes from Brandon to Noah and we got this nice easy shot."

The second play started at the wing with Collinsworth heavily defended. Collinsworth was able to find Hartsock cutting to the basket, who draws the defenders into him. As the two defenders focus on the ball down low with Hartsock, Davies cuts inside, receiving an open pass from Hartsock for the easy layup.

"It's great to have post guys that are skilled enough that they can pass the ball," Rose said. "We really need our post guys to play well."

Josh Furlong

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