Team preview: VMI

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 21, 2010, 7:46 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


There's something a little disconcerting about a military school soft on defense. Sure VMI's high-speed firepower has allowed it to lead the nation in scoring the last four years, but the differ-ence in 24 wins in 2008-09 and 10 wins last year was, believe it or not, defense.