Razorback News for March 1st

So as of late Thursday night, just over 24 hours since it appeared Richardson was making peace on the way out after the 89-83 loss at Mississippi State, here's the deal from a real insider (trust me on this one) on the situation: Richardson wants to stay. Matter of fact, he's determined to. But the university has had enough. They offered him a buyout and hoped like heck he would take it....

It was a strange scene Thursday in Bud Walton Arena. As the night went on, it got even stranger. Early afternoon, the double-doors (we weren't sure they existed; maybe freshly installed?) leading into the arena's court from...
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With his comments earlier this week, Richardson might have done irreparable damage to his relationship with fans and media. He also did serious damage to his program, suggesting that Fayetteville didn't cater to...
CNNSI
 
Regardless of whether Nolan Richardson remains the basketball coach at the University of Arkansas or not, it's clear he did his best to do damage control after Wednesday night's 89-83 loss at Mississippi State. That...
NW Arkansas Times
 
We don't know (nor will we be going there to find out) all the particulars of What's Going Down in Fayetteville and Little Rock, Ark., to get Coach Nolie into such a display of controlled anger. We figure local columnists...
ESPN
 
Closed practice. Closed mouths. Just the way it was designed. That pretty much described the state of the Arkansas basketball program Thursday afternoon. Even after practice, outside of Bud Walton Arena, the...
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"The University expects to resolve the situation soon, and will have no further statements until that time," the school said in a statement. A source close to Richardson said the coach initially rejected the school's buyout...
CBS SportsLine
 
Mike Anderson has spent half of his life either playing for or coaching with Nolan Richardson. Anderson, 42, played two seasons as a point guard for Richardson at Tulsa and has been an assistant coach with him for 19...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The drama surrounding Nolan Richardson deepened Thursday when he met with Arkansas' chancellor and athletic director, canceled a news conference and skipped practice. The basketball coach had a 90-minute meeting with...
Sporting News
 
The suddenly-uncertain future of Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson appeared unresolved Thursday, after his claims of a racial double standard at the university led to a 90-minute meeting with...
USA Today
 
Remember how good Arkansas' incoming basketball recruiting class was supposed to be? That could all change if Razorbacks coach Nolan Richardson accepts a buyout of his contract. Leonard Shanklin...
Morning News
 
Nolan Richardson met for 90 minutes at his Walton Arena office Thursday with Arkansas Chancellor John White and Athletic Director Frank Broyles, but there was no word whether Richardson will remain as the...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Nolan Richardson wants to keep his job. The University of Arkansas wants the embattled basketball coach to accept a buyout. The two sides, neither budging, stood at a firm stalemate late Thursday night in discussions about...
Morning News
 
Nolan Richardson met with his athletic director Thursday, but where their discussion led wasn't known as Arkansas prepared for a game against Vanderbilt. Athletic Director Frank Broyles sought the meeting after his...
KATV Channel 7
 
Even though South Carolina might be the second-best transition team in the Southeastern Conference, Lady'Backs coach Gary Blair said about today's game against the Lady Gamecocks, "If it's not a transition game, we don't...
Morning News
 
None of the NFL prospects with Arkansas ties is projected to be a high-round draft choice and the middle rounds look like a stretch for some. But there aren't many of their shortcomings that can't be overcome in less than...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Arkansas Head Basketball Coach Nolan Richardson will either continue on with the Razorbacks, or he may not. A press conference that might have answered that question has been cancelled by the University of Arkansas...
KFSM Channel 5
 
Wednesday provided a night to remember in El Paso, Texas, for two reasons. First, because Texas Western College (known today as Texas-El Paso) was honoring its 1966 NCAA basketball championship team's...
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