Razorback News for March 7th

Tennessee coach Buzz Peterson hasn't discussed Arkansas' coaching situation with his players. He figures they've seen enough in the newspapers and on TV of Nolan Richardson's tirade and the ensuing firing and fiasco to understand the elements infiltrating their opening-round SEC Tournament game today.

They have. And they don't really care. "That's really not our problem," said Vols senior forward Vincent Yarbrough, the league's second-leading scorer (17.8 points). "They have some things they have to go through. We're...
Morning News
 
The NCAA Tournament will begin next week. It's a fun event, especially the first weekend. In fact, it may be among the four best days on the sports calendar. Still, college hoops pales in comparison to college football...
The Sporting News
 
Right before Wednesday's SEC Tournament press conference featuring the University of Arkansas started, one media guy joked that Nolan Anderson was about to take the stage. Of course, it was UA interim head coach...
NW Arkansas Times
 
In correspondence made public Wednesday, the University of Arkansas told Nolan Richardson's lawyer that the school decided to replace him as coach because it lost confidence in his ability to lead the basketball...
KFSM Channel 5
 
Recently, you have privately and publicly expressed your desire to have the University of Arkansas buy out your contract. After consulting with President Alan Sugg and Men's Athletic Director Frank Broyles as...
Morning News
 
Although Nolan Richardson's letter of termination did not cite it as a reason, correspondence released by the University of Arkansas on Wednesday stated a lack of faith in the veteran coach's leadership ability prompted...
NW Arkansas Times
 
For guys like Carlos Hall and Jermaine Petty, Wednesday's workout inside Walker Pavilion in front of NFL scouts was nothing more than another chance to improve their draft standings. But for guys like former...
Morning News
 
Sixty-five days after Tennessee ended its 2001 season in the Citrus Bowl, the Volunteers return to the field this week to begin spring practice. Tennessee will use the 15 days of practice starting Thursday to develop...
The Sporting News
 
This Nolan Richardson issue has created more divergent opinions than a U.N. panel. However, it seems the supporters and detractors of Arkansas' fired basketball coaching icon would agree on this: interim coach Mike...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Can't imagine a team could conceivably be as thrilled to be here for this Southeastern Conference Tournament as Arkansas' Razorbacks. Whipping through Wednesday afternoon's practice in preparation for today's first...
Morning News
 
A football fan whose dash past security guards shut down the Atlanta airport for four hours was sentenced to 10 days in jail Wednesday after pleading guilty to misdemeanor trespassing. Michael Lasseter, 33, was...
CNNSI
 
For years, Arkansas interim head coach Mike Anderson played the "good cop." When Nolan Richardson yanked a player out of a game, Anderson consoled him. When Richardson ripped into an official, Anderson often...
Morning News
 
It's still extremely early by recruiting standards, but Marshall, Texas, receiver Ra'shod Turner already has three favorites. "Arkansas, LSU and Texas A&M are my top three probably," Turner said. "I haven't ever...
Morning News

Awesome is the most apt description for the Class of 2003 in Texas. Based on recent recruiting seasons, that would indicate that the rich will be getting richer (translation: another top group of prospects for Longhorns coach...
CBS SportsLine
 
Former Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson has until 5 p.m. Friday to submit a written request to Arkansas system president Alan Sugg for review of his termination. The Friday deadline replaces the original...
Morning News

Big fish from a little pond or middling fish from a big pond? Horizon League's regular-season champ or the ACC's fifth-place team? The debate over the last teams picked for the NCAA men's basketball tournament...
USA Today
 
Arkansas is the only team here holding proof that it's possible to win four games in four days. That was emphasized Wednesday, when senior guard Brandon Dean and interim head coach Mike Anderson sat onstage in the...
Morning News


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