Dec 19, 2022 • 1HR 5M

Episode 239: A Very Busy Sunday

Justin and Painter discuss Auburn basketball's 74-71 loss at USC, football's triple-commitment Sunday and that wild World Cup final.

 
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Justin checks in from Los Angeles to discuss a very busy Sunday in the sports world with Painter in Parts Unknown.

The guys break down what they saw from Auburn basketball’s 74-71 loss to USC. They talk about why this loss feels a lot different than the one to Memphis, where there were signs of optimism and what continues to hold Bruce Pearl’s team back before SEC play.

Then the switch over to football to discuss a loaded pre-signing day visit weekend — one that featured the commitments of FIU transfer Rivaldo Fairweather, 4-star safety Sylvester Smith and 3-star defensive lineman Stephen Johnson. They look ahead to the start of the early signing period and also talk about the shift in transfer quarterback talk from Grayson McCall to Devin Leary.

Then Justin and Painter wrap up with a few minutes of discussion about perhaps the single-greatest sporting event they’ve ever seen: Sunday’s World Cup final between Argentina and France.

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