Razorback News for February 4th

It's a dirty game when it gets down to the final few visits or phone conversations before signing day. Ask Marvin Byrdsong. "Man, I had some coaches telling me about Arkansas," Byrdsong said. "They said that Fayetteville was kind of a racist area." Yes, the race card can be pulled in recruiting and occasionally is played on schools in the South.

"I won't tell you which teams it was," Byrdsong said. "But they were trying to use it against Arkansas." The 6-foot-4, 245-pound linebacker from Longview, Texas, couldn't remember what exactly was said, but the...
Morning News
 
Arkansas head basketball coach Nolan Richardson turned to his senior guards for defense in the final minutes of Saturday's nailbiting SEC game with Auburn. The Tigers had several chances to tie the game or take the...
KFSM
 
Perhaps University of Arkansas senior guard Jannero Pargo best summed up his team's upcoming game at Ole Miss on Saturday. "They have owned us," Pargo said of a team that has beaten the Razorbacks 9 of the last 11...
NW Arkansas Times
 
In one week's time, Arkansas evolved from dancing euphorically at midcourt after a stunning upset to breathing a gigantic sigh of relief in a hushed locker room. Carl Baker and J.J. Sullinger were surrounded by...
Log Cabin Democrat

Junior India Lewis scored a career-high 29 points as the Arkansas Lady Razorbacks held on to defeat Alabama 72-70 on Sunday. Lewis had seven three-pointers, which with her 29 points were both season highs for...
Democrat Gazette
 
Arkansas' Hogwild Band has been censored by the Southeastern Conference. The basketball pep band -- long renowned as one of the most active and occasionally creative in college athletics -- has a standard...
Morning News
 
With a .313 batting average in 30 Southeastern Conference games, it was Arkansas that led the league in 2001. ... Which goes to show that batting average alone does not a champion make. The Razorbacks were...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Arkansas has five days of practice to try and end five years of losing at Mississippi. After beating Auburn 62-60 on Saturday and taking Sunday off as mandated by NCAA rules, the Razorbacks (12-9, 4-5 SEC) resume...
Democrat Gazette
 
Though several of the dismayed 17,238 on hand in then-quiet Bud Walton Arena on Saturday yawned and sat while others stood with hands in pockets or arms folded, drama was about to play out in front of them...
Morning News
 
As far as Nolan Richardson leaving Arkansas and Kelvin Sampson going there, that's a good idea because Arkansas is a bigger basketball school than OU and sells out home games. OU isn't much of a basketball school...
Tulsa World
 
A pair of Texans have opted for SEC schools, but not for Arkansas. Longview High School linebacker Marvin Byrdsong, 6-4, 235, 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash, will follow his brother, Shawn, to Mississippi State...
Democrat Gazette
 
The game ball nearly became a souvenir for an unsuspecting fan when Arkansas guard Brandon Dean grabbed it, cocked it and thought about launching it into the stands in frustration on Saturday. The Razorbacks...
Morning News
 
In one week's time, Arkansas evolved from dancing euphorically at midcourt after a stunning upset to breathing a gigantic sigh of relief in a hushed locker room. Carl Baker and J.J. Sullinger were surrounded by...
Morning News
 
The Arkansas Razorbacks will play 12 games next season. Athletic Director Frank Broyles announced Friday that the Hogs will play South Florida at Little Rock on September 14, 2002. This game replaces a hole...
KFSM
 
Jannero Pargo has a reputation, built by high-scoring games and Player of the Week awards. Auburn junior Derrick Bird tried to tarnish that image and enhance his own while squaring off with Pargo in Bud Walton Arena...
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