LSU coach Will Wade expects big improvement on defensive end with switch to 2-3 matchup zone

LSU coach Will Wade expects big improvement on defensive end with switch to 2-3 matchup zone
LSU coach Will Wade expects big improvement on defensive end with switch to 2-3 matchup zone

A lot of it was we just didn’t have the depth we needed to do it,” Wade said, noting he's used a rotation of six to eight players here. It takes more energy because you have to play extremely hard, and you can’t do it playing guys 34 or 36 minutes a game like we did last season. LSU played zone about 15% of the time a year ago when the Tigers went 21-10 and tied for second at 12-6 in the Southeastern Conference before the postseason was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.