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Hall: Despite circumstances, it is still Arkansas vs. Kentucky

Arkansas coach Eric Musselman (foreground) and Kentucky coach John Calipari have had several competitive matchups since Musselman became the Razorbacks' coach in 2019-20. (Hank Layton/NWA Democrat-Gazette)

It is hard — make that impossible — to explain how the Arkansas Razorbacks can beat No. 2 Purdue and No. 7 Duke then lose five SEC games by an average of more than 20 points.