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SEC Network Analyst Jon Sundvold Explains Why Arkansas Could Have Success Down the Stretch

Guard play can help Hogs down the stretch, SEC Network analyst says

By Bart Pohlman

SEC Network basketball analyst Jon Sundvold knows a thing or two about good guard play and good shooting.

As a 6-foot-2 senior guard at Missouri in 1982-83, Sundvold averaged 17.1 points per game and shot 86.8 percent from the free throw line for Norm Stewart’s Tigers.

Sundvold, who was on the call for Arkansas’ 98-80 win over Ole Miss last weekend, joined Sports Talk on Monday, and said Arkansas has the guards to be successful late in the season.

“In college basketball, guards dominate the game, especially down the stretch,” Sundvold said. “So if you have a number of guys that will handle the ball down the stretch, so if you’re in a close game, you have guys who can make shots, or more importantly, guys who can make free throws. Again, it’s not just one option. … They’ve got enough guys.”

Among those options for Arkansas is Daryl Macon, who was named SEC Player of the Week after his 30-point performance against the Rebels. Macon is averaging 13.7 points per game this season, and is one of three guards — along with Dusty Hannahs (14.7 points) and Jaylen Barford (11.7 points) — who are capable of scoring 20-plus points in any game.

Sundvold said that’s one of the keys for this Razorback team.

“The positive for Arkansas is that they’ve got enough guys who can beat you, and it doesn’t have to be the same guy every night,” Sundvold said.

For more, listen to the full interview below: