The Arkansas Razorbacks are playing some of the best basketball we’ve seen in a long time thanks to players like Jaylin Williams, JD Notae and Stanley Umude stepping up in a very big way.
Head Coach Eric Musselman has helped this squad weather multiple storms during the season and has the Hogs playing like they’re one of the best teams in the country.
And by pretty much all accounts they are. They are currently ranked No. 18 in the country and could improve their ranking with a win over No. 6 Kentucky Feb. 26.
Can the Arkansas Basketball team sustain their winning streak?
The Razorbacks are ahead of schedule compared to where they were at this time last season when they made their historic Elite Eight run in the NCAA Men’s March Madness tournament.
In 2021, Arkansas was 18-5 (10-4) with five games left in the season. In 2022, Arkansas is 22-6 (11-4) with three games left on the slate before entering the SEC post-season tournament.
The Hogs have won 12 of their last 13 games and have defeated three teams ranked No. 16 or better. Things look better than ever for the Hogs, but are they catching fire too quickly?
Surely the Razorbacks can’t sustain a winning streak that would reach well into the 20-game territory, could they? That’s what it would take to win the SEC Tournament and the March Madness Tournament.
Now, the Hogs don’t have to win the SEC Tournament, but it would be nice. It’s something they haven’t done since 2000 when Brandon Dean was the Tournament MVP.
But, once the March Madness tournament begins, there can be no losing as it’s a single-elimination tournament. Arkansas only has a couple of opportunities left to get any bad games they have in them out of their system. Something tells me they won’t need one of those games.
As long as Arkansas keeps winning, the good times will keep rolling.