There are two types of losses this early in the college basketball season—those you finish by tipping your cap to the other team and then learning from and those you simply have trouble ever getting over.
Indiana’s loss to Butler would fall into that first category. The Hoosiers will undoubtedly use the lessons gained from that defeat as they head into the Big Ten season.
Texas’ loss to Chaminade at the Maui Invitational would fall into the second category. You just can’t come out with Longhorns plastered across the front of your jersey and lose to a team like that.
Read on to see why Texas and six other schools are already hitting the panic button this early in the season.