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What do the teams in the Hogs’ pod look like?

NCAA Basketball: Butler at Purdue Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The Razorbacks have Butler on Friday and a potential second round matchup against Purdue or Cal State Fullerton. What do those teams look like? You may have checked out a couple of Purdue’s or Butler’s bigger games this year. I highly doubt you’ve tuned in for any Big West basketball, but you never know. Here are some quick facts about all of these teams, with the Hogs included for reference.

Arkansas

NCAA Basketball: SEC Conference Tournament-Florida vs Arkansas Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

Record: 23-11 (10-8 SEC)

Points Per Game: 81.1

Points Allowed: 75.5

Rebounds Per Game: 34.8 (-1 margin)

Tempo: 69.6 (60th in NCAA)

Best Wins: 95-93 (OT) vs. Tennessee, 91-82 vs. Auburn

Worst Losses: LSU (twice), 75-78 at Miss State

Projected Starters:

  • Daryl Macon 6’3” 185 lbs. 16.9 ppg/3.9 apg/43% 3PT
  • Jaylen Barford 6’3” 202 lbs. 18.0 ppg/4.0 rpg/44% 3PT
  • Anton Beard 6’0” 185 lbs. 9.6 ppg/3.1 apg/0.9 spg
  • Adrio Bailey 6’7” 217 lbs. 4.0 ppg/2.6 rpg/0.7 bpg
  • Daniel Gafford 6’11” 234 lbs. 11.9 ppg/6.2 rpg/2.1 bpg

Butler

NCAA Basketball: Butler at Villanova Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Record: 20-13 (9-9 Big East)

Points Per Game: 79.1

Points Allowed: 72.8

Rebounds Per Game: 34.0 (+1.3 margin)

Tempo: 67.8 (189th in NCAA)

Best Wins: 101-93 vs. Villanova, 67-66 (OT) vs. Ohio State (at PK80)

Worst Losses: 83-87 vs. Georgetown, 68-75 (2OT) at St. Johns

Projected Starters:

  • Kamar Baldwin 6’1” 170 lbs. 15.5 ppg/4.8 rpg/3.1 apg
  • Aaron Thompson 6’2” 190 lbs. 4.3 ppg/3.2 apg/1.1 spg
  • Paul Jorgensen 6’2” 185 lbs. 10.5 ppg/3.2 rpg/35% 3PT
  • Kelan Martin 6’7” 220 lbs. 20.8 ppg/6.2 rpg/36% 3PT
  • Tyler Wideman 6’8” 240 lbs. 9.4 ppg/5.1 rpg/69% FGs

Purdue

NCAA Basketball: Big Ten Conference Tournament-Purdue vs Michigan Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Record: 28-6 (13-3 Big Ten)

Points Per Game: 81.1

Points Allowed: 65.6

Rebounds Per Game: 35.0 (+2.5 margin)

Tempo: 67.2 (219th in NCAA)

Best Wins: Michigan (twice), 89-64 vs. Arizona (Battle 4 Atlantis)

Worst Losses: 73-77 vs. W Kentucky (Battle 4 Atlantis), 53-57 at Wisconsin

Projected Starters:

  • P.J. Thompson 5’10” 185 lbs. 7.1 ppg/44% 3FG/85% FTs
  • Carsen Edwards 6’1” 200 lbs. 18.5 ppg/3.9 rpg/41% 3PT
  • Dakota Mathias 6’4” 200 lbs. 12.4 ppg/4.1 apg/4.1 rpg
  • Vincent Edwards 6’8” 225 lbs. 14.5 ppg/7.3 rpg/39% 3PT
  • Isaac Haas 7’2” 290 lbs. 14.9 ppg/5.6 rpg/62% FGs

Cal State Fullerton

NCAA Basketball: Cal St. Fullerton at Southern California Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Record: 20-11 (10-6 Big West)

Points Per Game: 73.2

Points Allowed: 70.0

Rebounds Per Game: 35.1 (+1.9 margin)

Tempo: 69.5 (97th in NCAA)

Best Wins: uhhh, 71-55 vs. UC Irvine (Big West Championship)

Worst Losses: 64-83 at UCSB, 42-84 at USC

Projected Starters:

  • Jamal Smith 6’3” 165 lbs. 4.0 ppg/2.5 rpg/1.9 apg
  • Kyle Allman, Jr. 6’3” 175 lbs. 19.4 ppg/1.2 spg/43% 3PT
  • Khalil Ahmad 6’3” 185 lbs. 15.3 ppg/3.8 rpg/32% 3PT
  • Austen Awosika 6’3” 195 lbs. 7.3 ppg/3.7 rpg/2.7 apg
  • Arkim Robertson 6’9” 230 lbs. 5.4 ppg/4.3 rpg/65% FGs