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Highlights from Arkansas beating Purdue in Exhibition Today
It appears, at least at first blush, that Purdue hasn't solved their guard and/or shooting issue.
I don't think we specifically mentioned it in our Purdue preview but not only does Purdue risk dealing with the pressure to repeat but if things don't go better is there a chance they spiral and underperform? I suspect that is a real risk.
Sometimes I think coaches like Painter and Izzo appreciate early losses that will ground their players who might think the preseason hype means they only have to show up to win.