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Danger Zone

What is it about the zone defense that gives the Husky Men’s Basketball team so many damn problems?

Your typical 2-3 zone isn’t all that exotic. Might as well be the missionary position of basketball defenses. Boring, yet effective. And when it comes to the Dawgs, opposing teams are having great success (Borat voice) with standard coitus.

Last season, I wrote this article about Washington’s struggle with the 2-3 (note the title, Bailey Stenson). It served as a layman’s guide to the zone defense, explaining exactly what the Huskies were doing wrong and what they could do to improve. Apparently, no one affiliated with the team read my article. Thanks, jerks.

Absolutely nothing has changed from a year ago. At least where results are concerned.

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