Between Patrick Mahomes making baseball throws on the way to an MVP and Kyler Murray’s whole situation, it’s been a big year for crossover in sports.
Now basketball teams are running football plays, and it’s working out great. Here’s Baruch doing it to Staten Island to win the CUNYAC championship on Friday night.
This has been going on all year. Northern Kentucky did it back in January.
Baylor apparently saw that and thought it was cool, resulting in this.
Football passing plays are well suited for inbound situations when you need to cover a lot of ground in a little bit of time, especially because in basketball you’re not allowed to jam the receivers at the line.
And what is a pick-and-roll if not an RPO?