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Defense Valuable for Yeguete

Defense Valuable for Yeguete

When Florida and Mississippi State took the floor on Saturday, the physical mismatch looked clear. Florida forward Will Yeguete is listed at 6-7, 222 pounds, and faced with the challenge of the Bulldogs' large frontcourt, it looked like the big men would have their way with him. That wasn't the case. Despite not being one of the biggest players on the court, Yeguete still finds ways to defend.

As Yeguete has done throughout his career, he used his craftiness to frustrate the Bulldogs' big men as the Florida defense held Mississippi State to 57 points. Yeguete was mostly matched up with Mississippi State forward Arnett Moultrie, who led the team with 17.1 points and 11.2 rebounds going into the game. Moultrie has four inches and 30 pounds on Yeguete, but the Florida forward held him to...

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