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Marcus Lee, Willie Cauley-Stein showing unselfishness needed to make platoons work

Marcus Lee - photo by Walter Cornett |

– photo by Walter Cornett |

Marcus Lee was the first player to find out firsthand what meant when he said the platoon system is “not communism.”

With , Lee's first-platoon counterpart, dominating in a top-10 matchup with Texas, Lee was informed in the locker room he would move into a backup role in the second half.

It would have been understandable had Lee been a little down playing just one minute after halftime. Instead, he sat back and enjoyed the show.

“It was great the other game just watching him go off,” Lee said. “That's the greatest I've seen Willie and that's just the kind of team we are.”

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