Razorback News for March 29th

One of the most prominent faces in the crowd at Thursday's news conference announcing Stan Heath as Arkansas' new basketball coach was that of former NBA great and Arkansas All-American Ron Brewer.

Brewer was there in support of the Razorbacks basketball program and also to get an early impression of the new Head Hog. Stan Heath was hired by Arkansas after leading the Kent State (Ohio) Golden Flashes to the...
Morning News
 
With the new coach, freshman guard J.J. Sullinger has not ruled out staying at Arkansas but may be leaning toward Ohio. Sullinger has asked that he be released from his scholarship, and his father, Satch Sullinger, has said...
CNNSI
 
Stan Heath spent his first day on the University of Arkansas job praising the giant he's replacing and trying to salve the wounds the giant's acrimonious departure has inflicted on the Razorback basketball program and its fans...
NW Arkansas Times
 
After one season of attention-getting success at Kent State, Stan Heath was hired Thursday to replace fired Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson. Under Heath, the Golden Flashes advanced to the final eight of this year's...
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Two years ago, Stan Heath was a finalist for the basketball head coaching job at Eastern Michigan, his alma mater. But Heath, who at the time was an assistant at Michigan State, didn't get his shot to run his own program...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Stan Heath has a plan. The 37 year old, who led Kent State to the Elite 8, was rock solid today. After listening to him speak, it was easy to see why the search committee was so impressed with Stan Heath. Scott Inman...
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Expect Arkansas' new head basketball coach Stan Heath to make his first recruiting stops inside the state. "I have the inside-out theory," Heath said. "I believe you have to start at home and you have to recruit the most...
Morning News
 
University of Arkansas basketball player Blake Eddins was just one of the many Razorbacks wearing a smile Thursday, but also thinking of a few old friends. Thursday was when Kent State head coach Stan Heath was...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Carl Baker was part of the selection committee that brought Stan Heath to Arkansas as its new basketball coach. Apparently, Baker, a senior-to-be forward, also spent some time watching Heath lead Kent State to the...
Democrat-Gazette
 
J.J. Sullinger politely declined comment as he strolled toward the interview room in Bud Walton Arena on Thursday afternoon. "I can't talk right now," Sullinger said. "I'm sorry, got to go to the press conference. Maybe later...
Morning News

So far, Houston Nutt likes what he's hearing out of hardship freshman quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and likes what he's seeing out of junior quarterback Ryan Sorahan. Those two and sophomore Matt Jones, who...
NW Arkansas Times
 
J.J. Sullinger was the first Arkansas basketball player to enter the room where Stan Heath was introduced Thursday as the Razorbacks' new coach. But Sullinger might also be the first player Heath loses. Sullinger...
Democrat-Gazette
 
J.J. Sullinger politely declined comment as he strolled toward the interview room in Bud Walton Arena on Thursday afternoon. "I can't talk right now," Sullinger said. "I'm sorry, got to go to the press conference. Maybe later...
Morning News
 
It appears that new Arkansas Coach Stan Heath is going to have one or two scholarships available to sign basketball recruits in the spring signing period, which begins April 10. Springfield (Ill.) Lanphier swingman...
Democrat-Gazette
 
After Arkansas athletic director Frank Broyles got permission from Kent State to speak with basketball coach Stan Heath, he called Heath around 9 a.m. on Tuesday and by 2 p.m. Heath was in Arkansas for the first time...
Morning News
 
Richardson's attorney: Ex-coach supports Heath m The attorney for former Arkansas Coach Nolan Richardson said he was sure Richardson supported Stan Heath, who was hired as Richardson's replacement Thursday. But...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Despite the sheer exhaustion he must be feeling, popping flashbulbs and a packed interview room in Bud Walton Arena, brand-new Arkansas coach Stan Heath said during his Thursday introduction he would "embrace the...
Morning News
 
Arkansas' football team spent two hours practicing Thursday, but the news of Stan Heath being hired as the Razorbacks basketball coach even worked its way over to the football field. Arkansas Coach Houston Nutt...
Democrat-Gazette


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