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Basketball Notebook: Yeguete Makes Press Work

Basketball Notebook: Yeguete Makes Press Work

Will Yeguete is the head the full court press that Florida rode to victory on Saturday. He's the free safety of the defense, reading where the ball handler is looking and where the rest of the offense is going. That's when his instincts take over. The press sets him up to react where he sees fit. With his instinctual ability to create steals and deflections, Yeguete has become a valuable weapon.

"There are a lot of decisions he has to make in the press—when to trap, when not to trap, and understanding how the floor is starting to look," Florida head coach Billy Donovan said after Florida's 73-65 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday. He's got a real high IQ of understanding that. When he's in that moment where he can freelance around, he can create some problems." When the opponent is...

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