Team preview: Troy State

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 4, 2003, 6:17 PM ET
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Derek Waugh has a perfect explanation for why his Stetson Hatters finished third in the nation in team steals (10.8 spg), but ranked next to last in points allowed (81.0 ppg) last season.

"We either stole it, or they scored," said a half-joking Waugh, whose team is coming off a 6-20 season in which it failed to make the conference tournament. "This year, we've got to tighten up the defense."


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