Film Session: A look at Dayton’s offense, defense under Archie Miller

  • 04/02/2017 8:07 am in

On Nov. 26 2015, Dayton took down Iowa 82-77 to advance in the Advocare Invitational in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

In his first press conference as head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers on Monday, Archie Miller described his offense style.

“Style of play for me is always on the run offensively,” Miller said. “I think the more we’re on the run in the full court and the half court, which means a lot of movement and a lot of pace. I think our teams at Dayton were known for great ball movement, unselfishness. But I told these guys, it’s going to be pace, it’s going to be player movement, flow, and it’s going to be an attacking, aggressive style.”

Here’s a look at a number of offensive plays from Dayton in its win over Iowa. Like the Hoosiers under Tom Crean, the Flyers were opportunistic in transition and used ball movement in the halfcourt to knock down 3-pointers against both man and zone defense from the Hawkeyes:

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