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BOYS BASKETBALL: Detroit Country Day wowing the critics with unique line-up

   | Scott Burnstein

BOYS BASKETBALL: Detroit Country Day wowing the critics with unique line-up

BEVERLY HILLS – It sounds weird to say, but Birmingham Detroit Country Day snuck up on people on the boys basketball court this year.

Entering the 2013 campaign, perennial powerhouse Country Day, was overlooked in the polls, failing to dot many experts’ preseason rankings.

The Yellowjackets don’t have a traditional line-up – especially for Country Day, which for the last three decades have almost always had college-level point guards and post players at the core of its attack.

This season they don’t have either. The majority of the Yellowjackets rotation is between 6-foot-2 and 6-foot-4 and there is no pure point guard quarterbacking the offense.

Nonetheless, what they are is athletic, deep, fast, and long and as a result they’ve proven quite the match-up nightmare for opponents.

After the first week of the New Year, the Yellowjackets are undefeated, sporting a sparkling 8-0 r