Twany Beckham embracing idea of defensive stopper

Twany Beckham - photo by WildcatWorld.com
Twany Beckham – photo by WildcatWorld.com

The coaching staff wants to understand how tough life is going to be as the starting point guard for the defending national champions. As a 170-pound guard, they want him to realize that teams are going to try to push him around, get physical and frustrate him with their on-the-ball defense.  In years past, had a DeAndre Liggins, a or even a at his disposal to illustrate his point. Want to know what life is like as ’s point guard? Try to get past one of those three in practice and you had a pretty good idea.  Maybe ’s credentials don’t pop off his bio sheet quite like his predecessors, but Beckham could be the next in a recent line of stingy stoppers. At nearly 6-foot-5, 202 pounds, Beckham has the physical attributes to be an on-the-ball pest at the guard position.

 

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