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SMU Coach Larry Brown: ‘The Games Are Tough’

ESPN’s Mike and Mike in the Morning had SMU head basketball coach Larry Brown on this morning to talk Lakers basketball (what else?). Before they got to what they actually wanted to talk about, they asked Brown about his day job. It took up about 30 seconds of the eight-minute segment:

I enjoy practice, I enjoy being around the students and the school. Games are tough…We inherited a team that didn’t have many players, and we lost one of our top recruits to a shoulder injury. We’re kind of having trouble closing out games, but, uh, it’s a great experience and I’m pretty confident we’re gonna get pretty good real quickly.

Tell me. If you were a prospective SMU recruit or, heck, a current player, would that inspire any confidence in you whatsoever?