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BBE's Brian Goodwin avoids a block attempt by MACCRAY's Taylor Thissen and lays in two of his game-high 29 points during the Jaguars' 76-51 victory Saturday in Brooten. BBE has won 43 straight games and 75 of its last 76 games. Tribune photo by Tom Larson.

Boys Basketball: BBE defense too much for MACCRAY


BROOTEN -- Prep basketball coaches having trouble convincing their teams that great defense leads to great offense should get some video of the BBE boys team’s game Saturday against MACCRAY.

The Jaguars’ constant pressure and traps, quick feet and a tangle of long arms and legs in passing lanes led to numerous transition baskets and a 76-51 victory in a much-anticipated matinee game of state-ranked teams before a packed gym.

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Tom Larson

Tom Larson is the sports editor of the West Central Tribune.

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