Originally posted on Vanderbilt Sports Line  |  Last updated 11/21/11
Vanderbilt takes on Oregon State in the championship game of the Legends Classic tournament tonight at 9 EST/8 CST. The game is watchable on ESPN3.Vandy has won its past two contests since dropping a big fat egg against Cleveland State last weekend. Honestly, there hasn't been much to write about since that game. While we've seen some very promising performances on the offensive side of the ball, our defense across the board has been woefully absent. This leads many Vandy fans, media pundits, and yours truly, to be skeptical about the team's abilities moving forward.Look, teams aren't going to shoot 50% on us all season. Scoring around the basket will be much more difficult when Festus gets healthy. But the reason I've been losing sleep, eating less, feeling lethargic, etc. (just kidding.....seriously....maybe) is because our perimeter defense, believe it or not, is WORSE than last year.Now before I go all Dan Wolken* on y'all and poo-poo the team's chances to realize the lofty expe...
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