March is here. Will the top teams bring it like their coaches designed it?
WISCONSINSYSTEM: Swing Offense
PLAYER: Jon Leuer
Bo Ryan's scheme rises or falls on its ability to create mismatches. The Badgers work the ball around in triangles, behind a heavy layer of screens, until they find a place to puncture a hole in the D. Their constantly shape-shifting maze is hard enough on the chasers, so it's almost unfair that Wisconsin peoples its scheme with guards who can post up and big men who can shoot. "The system develops the total player," says associate head coach Greg Gard. "By the time you are done here, there should be no holes left in your game."
To learn more about the basketball systems used by teams like Wisconsin, Kansas and Washington -- and what to what for during March Madness -- become an ESPN Insider today!
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL HEADLINES
- NCAA president: Pay-for-play isn't coming
- NCAA may work with power 5 conferences
- Smith, Ohio State cruise to rout of Bryant
- Wisconsin now 11-0 with win vs. Milwaukee
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
ESPN The Magazine: March 21, 2011
Check out ESPN The Magazine's March 21, 2011 issue below.
- adidas Men's Wisconsin Badgers On-Court White Long Sleeve Shooter Shirt