Razorback News for March 8th

The Razorbacks' frustrating season came to an end Thursday afternoon with a 68-61 loss to Tennessee in the opening round of the SEC Tournament in Atlanta's Georgia Dome. The loss gives Arkansas a losing season at 14-15 for the first time since Nolan Richardson's first season in 1985-86 17 years ago.

Arkansas shot the ball well in the first half, and their pressure defense was effective in disrupting Tennessee's offense. The Hogs were about to take a 7-point lead into the dressing room, but in the closing seconds, the Vols...
KATV Channel 5
 
Nolan Richardson was lucky he didn't have to coach in this game. Arkansas went almost eight minutes without a field goal, and Vincent Yarbrough scored 20 points for Tennessee, which beat the Razorbacks 68-61 in the...
CBS SportsLine
 
Houston Nutt has rescheduled the start of Arkansas' spring football practice until March 27. With spring break looming the week after next and quarterback Matt Jones participating in this week's SEC Basketball...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Pardon the obvious pun, but the task facing the University of Arkansas replacing Nolan Richardson is a trip. Say you're looking a various vacation packages. For a certain amount of money, you receive a certain package...
Log Cabin Democrat

Arkansas never imagined its season would end like this: Nolan Richardson at home, and the Razorbacks about to join him. A disappointing year that took a stunning twist in the past week ended Thursday with Arkansas...
ESPN
 
Race may not have been the reason Nolan Richardson was fired by the University of Arkansas last Friday, but his comments Feb. 25 about being treated differently because of his color were the single biggest complaint...
Morning News
 
Arkansas' season from hell is over. The Razorbacks, who lost Nolan Richardson as their coach a week ago and lost 11 of their last 15 games, went out with a 68-61 loss to Tennessee on Thursday in the first round...
Democrat-Gazette
 
About this time last year, Arkansas distance runner Andreina Byrd had just completed her first-ever SEC Indoor Championships meet and was preparing for her first-ever NCAA Indoor Championships. This year...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Ron Brewer officially became a legendary name in Arkansas basketball history on Thursday. Brewer was honored at halftime of Arkansas' first-round Southeastern Conference Tournament game against Tennessee in...
Morning News
 
Former Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson faced a Friday deadline to ask system President Alan Sugg to review the termination of his contract. Maybe. Arkansas said last Friday that it would buy out the last...
ESPN
 
This once, no one should care that Brandon Dean broke with tradition. He and Charles Tatum didn't wait around for the traditional postgame handshake. Dean, wiping the sweat from his face, walked off with his...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Several hours before the Arkansas basketball team's season ended Thursday with a 68-61 loss against Tennessee in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, Razorbacks football coach...
Morning News
 
Even in a place where evangelist Billy Graham once drew a Georgia Dome-record crowd of 78,000 people for a revival, the University of Arkansas basketball team didn't have a prayer of a chance against the University of...
NW Arkansas Times

Auburn had no answer for Udonis Haslem inside or Brett Nelson outside. Haslem had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Nelson hit six 3-pointers as No. 11 Florida beat the Tigers 81-63 Thursday night in the first round...
CNNSI
 
As draining as the losses had been and as turbulent as the last two weeks had been, the Arkansas Razorbacks didn't want to go out like this. They didn't want to go out flailing offensively like they'd done much of the year...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Six days after the firing of 17-year Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson, this Razorbacks season over the brink came to a crashing halt with Thursday's strange 68-61 loss to Tennessee in a Southeastern Conference...
Morning News
 
There'll be no cheering in the stands at Georgia football games this fall for a fan who dashed past security guards to catch a flight to a game, shutting down the Atlanta airport for four hours. Michael Lasseter, 33, was...
CBS Sportsline
 
Perhaps University of Arkansas senior guard Jannero Pargo best summed up his team's 68-61 loss to Tennessee Thursday afternoon at the SEC Tournament. In fact, he kind of summed up the whole season, one that...
NW Arkansas Times


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