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Not much went right for the Razorbacks

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Photographs by J.T. Wampler

Arkansas guard C.J. Jones looks for a shot during a game against LSU on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Fayetteville.

No matter what Mike Anderson tried he couldn't fix the problem against LSU on Wednesday night because it wasn't coaching.

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TexBack says...

And coaching. Which is 75% of success at the college level. We’re only getting about 25%. Which is why we’re consistently a .500 team. The lack of discipline on this team makes it practically unwatchable. But after 20+ years of mediocrity who cares.

Posted 12 January 2018, 5:07 a.m. Suggest removal

TimberTopper says...

May be another contract buyout coming in the near future!

Posted 12 January 2018, 9:04 a.m. Suggest removal

wildblueyonder says...

This team is an enigma.

Posted 12 January 2018, 9:57 a.m. Suggest removal

GeneralMac says...

I hope Wally Hall listened to the comments by the SEC studio at halftime.

To quote one................" what was this we just watched ?"
( referring to the pathetic effort by Arkansas )

Posted 12 January 2018, 10:51 a.m. Suggest removal

GeneralMac says...

(6th paragraph)......maybe it had more to do with shot selection instead of just shooting percentages.

One of the reason LSU had such a high shooting percentage was..........shot selection.
LSU had 44 points in the paint compared to Razorback's 26.

Which shot has a higher percent chance of going in?
A long "3pt bomb" or a layup ?

It seemed DEFENSE and SHOT SELECTION is what killed the Razorbacks.

Posted 12 January 2018, 11:19 a.m. Suggest removal

GeneralMac says...

I miss Hannah !

Posted 12 January 2018, 11:20 a.m. Suggest removal

Jfish says...

Good teams create their own breaks and make some things go right in a game like Tuesday night. Although UA was in a similar position last year in the conference standings, they likely won't be as fortunate this year. Macon and Barford are still on full scholarships and not in the NBA, and they should play like it. Wally, bad basketball is difficult to officiate and most officials put up with a heckuva lot from the coaches courtside that spectators do not see or hear. Also, maybe Anderson wanted a T at that point. I do agree that the officials should ignore the fans unless they are really interfering.

Posted 12 January 2018, 11:25 a.m. Suggest removal

HarleyOwner says...

Noe that Arkansas has a new AD, this could be Anderson's last year. He no longer has Long to protect him.

Posted 12 January 2018, 12:12 p.m. Suggest removal

GeneralMac says...

Any team scoring 44 points in the paint is doing so only because the other team doesn't want to play defense.

Posted 12 January 2018, 12:53 p.m. Suggest removal

TravisBickle says...

Not much has gone right since the hapless Hogs joined the SEC!!

Posted 12 January 2018, 1:24 p.m. Suggest removal

DerbiRider says...

Teamwork lacking. Not helping each other out. Legarthic. Something is fundamentally amiss.

Posted 12 January 2018, 3:54 p.m. Suggest removal

cain60660gmailcom says...

Let's pray the Sunbelt will take the whole UA athletic department. Also known also the Fight'in (sometimes) Cluster F'@#$s.

Posted 12 January 2018, 7:52 p.m. Suggest removal

wildblueyonder says...

It's the coaching, Anderson hasn't changed anything in his time there. His substitution pattern just doesn't work and he can't recruit. Some of his subs couldn't get a scholarship at other schools. If they look "good" in practice look who they're practicing against. Hopefully, Hunter will see this lack of coaching discrepancy and do something about regardless of Nolan's past experience.

Posted 13 January 2018, 1:21 p.m. Suggest removal

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