March 15, 2007

Wildcats hope to exploit Purdue's weaknesses

To defeat Purdue on Friday, there are certain things Arizona is going to need to focus on. Friday's first round matchup is obviously the biggest game of the season and the Wildcats will obviously strategize to put themselves in the best position to win the game.

The first and possibly most obvious key to winning the game is slowing down Carl Landry. It will be very difficult for Arizona to completely stop him, but if the Wildcats can slow down the Boilermakers' best player, Arizona's chances of winning will increase dramatically.

The key with Landry is to try to take him out of his aggression zone. He averages eight free throw attempts a game, making six, and often puts the opponents in a difficult situation with foul trouble.

On the flip side, Landry often finds himself in foul trouble as well. He has done well with some of the better big men in the country, but he has also struggled at times.

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