Razorback News for March 4th

Nolan Richardson spent Saturday on his farm, by a radio, as Arkansas played its first basketball game in 17 years without him. He heard the Razorbacks seniors — his seniors, by God — introduced a final time in Bud Walton Arena. In his mind, he could picture their faces. And in his knotted stomach, the school's all-time winningest coach could feel their emotion.

"I had spoken with some of them the night before the game," Richardson said Sunday. "I just said to get after it, that's the bottom line. And they did. ... My guys, I'm so proud of them. So proud of them." Arkansas will play...
USA Today

"Everybody is pulling for him and we are going to play our hearts out for him," Arkansas senior guard Brandon Dean said. "We are going to do everything we can to help with the decision." Talented freshman J.J...
NW Arkansas Times
 
When Arkansas senior guard T.J. Cleveland was growing up in Birmingham, Ala., he had a Tulsa basketball poster -- featuring his uncle, Golden Hurricane point guard Mike Anderson -- on his bedroom wall...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The University of Arkansas' search for a new head basketball coach auditions the coach who coached them to Saturday's victory over Vanderbilt, but will spread to a national search conducted by a search...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Nolan Richardson's dismissal two weeks before the NCAA tournament is likely to delay the search for his successor as the Arkansas basketball coach. Most major college teams have a conference tournament this...
Log Cabin Democrat
 
University of Arkansas athletic director Frank Boyle said he expects the current search for a new head basketball coach at the school to attract some of the top coaches in the country. He also thinks the controversy...
KFSM Channel 5

Arkansas was engulfed in confusion behind the closed doors of its off-limits practices. It was hard for anybody to figure out what was happening with Nolan Richardson, and, for two days, the Razorbacks showed up to...
Morning News
 
Nolan Richardson was gone, but not forgotten Saturday. One day after his dismissal as basketball coach by the University of Arkansas, there were several reminders of Richardson's presence as his former team beat...
Tulsa World
 
Arkansas Coach Gary Blair refuses to acknowledge moral victories, but his Lady Razorbacks won at least as much respect in an 81-78 loss to No. 6 Vanderbilt on Saturday night as they did in beating Ole Miss and No. 12...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Sophomore Shameka Christon had the greatest game at the University of Arkansas in over a generation, but her 40 points were not enough to overcome the sixth-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores as the Lady...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Freshman Whitney Lynn continued her streak of victories and school records for Arkansas' swimming and diving team Sunday at the Indiana Open in Bloomington, Ind. Lynn improved her time in the 1,650 yard...
Morning News
 
Fayetteville-Freshman Whitney Lynn continued her streak of victories and school records for the University of Arkansas swimming and diving team Sunday at the Indiana Open in Bloomington, Ind. Lynn improved her time...
NW Arkansas Times


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