March 13, 2007

Arizona impressed by Purdue

Going into the first round game with Purdue, the only thing that seems certain is that Arizona should not be looking ahead to a game against Florida when the Boilermakers should give the Wildcats a challenge.

A well known strength that Purdue has is the ability to defend. Lute Olson says that the Boilermakers have not only a solid defense but a more than adequate offense.

"I had an opportunity to watch some tapes on Purdue," he said. "They defend really well and are very quick - more like four guards and a post. The post guy is a guy that can go outside although he is most effective on the inside. They run four-man motion with a few sets, but they move well without the ball. Defensively, they are very quick and very aggressive."

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