John Gasaway takes to the numbers to examine Syracuse's 2-3 zone, and determines that Jim Boeheim's teams have truly been very good defensively over the past several years.
Maalik Wayns scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half and No. 7 Villanova took a big lead then held on to beat third-ranked Syracuse 83-72 in front of a raucous Carrier Dome crowd Saturday.
Jim Boeheim has enjoyed tons of success at Syracuse with his 2-3 zone. So why is he virtually alone among top coaches in using zone as his primary defense? Jay Bilas examines all the reasons why teams should follow Boeheim's lead.