The importance of the pick and roll to Michigan’s offense can’t be overstated. For the second consecutive season, the Wolverines are using more ball screens than any other team in the Big Ten.
Entering the 2018-19 season, there were reasonable questions to ask about how the ball screen offense might flow in 2018-19. The Wolverines lost their primary screener and one of the elite pick-and-pop players in the country and also had to replace one of their most reliable facilitators.
Through 10 games, the ball screen is as critical as ever to the Michigan offense. How has it shifted and how effective has it been? We break down the numbers.