|Inside defense, free throws lift Jays|
|Written by Jim Metcalfe|
|Monday, December 24, 2012 12:31 PM|
The first was getting a handle on the long and lanky Bulldog front line that did a lot of damage the first half.
The second was using the charity line to good use as the Blue Jays went 26-of-33 from that space (78.8%) versus 10-of-12 for the visitors (83.3%).
“They were tough inside and we had to deal with it. We made some adjustments at the half to try and do so and the kids executed them well,” St. John’s coach Aaron Elwer explained. “They have a lot of length but unlike a lot of teams, they want the up-tempo pace. We are running more than in the past but we also want to make good decisions with the ball in those situations. As well, we’re getting to the line a lot more than we have in the past because of an aggressive attitude. We want the game to go inside-out.”
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