"It might be 30 minutes of hell and 10 minutes of what the hell are they doing?" Razorback head coach Mike Anderson jokingly said to the media.
"We have an opportunity now to get more depth, you add the experience that our guys got like BJ, Mardracus Wade, Ky Madden, Hunter Mickelson you know those guys kinda have a chance to go through the ringer and tune into what I'm trying to get them to do."
The Hogs return experience and add fresh bodies to better fuel their uptempo style,
but the biggest addition for this season is already well acquainted with the program.
"Getting a guy like Marshawn back is going to be big for our basketball team inside outside type of guy who's capable of getting double doubles for you."
One year ago the preseason talk around Arkansas centered on Anderson's rebuilding project with the Razorbacks. This year he gets to face a product he rebuilt when the Hogs take on Missouri
"We got a lot of other games to play before that one takes place, the toughest thing about that day is the emotion of playing against your own kids, those kids are still apart my family and obviously they got great fans over there and I got great friends over there."