Episode 418 — Purdue’s Matt Painter Purdue’s Matt Painter is humbled by the Boilermakers back-to-back early NCAA tournament exits and has taken a deep dive into why that has happened. How has his team been so dominate in the regular season and not been able to find success in the NCAA Tournament? But why is a teams’ success only measured by their NCAA Tournament performance? Is the NCAA not listening to the coaches? His thoughts on the current NCAA system. With the core nucleus in tack for this season the expectations are sky high… What is the biggest key to getting back to the tournament? Why he’s thankful for an exhibition against Arkansas. How Zach Edey continues to learn and grow as a player. The hardest part about losing to Fairleigh Dickinson as the one seed in the NCAA Tournament? And has he figured out who will get frontcourt minutes with the plethora of talent on the team? Plus, only one week away from the start of the 2023-24 NCAA Basketball season! Why Jon’s impressed by Tennessee. And can Ty Berry be the X-factor for Northwestern?