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    Photo of Sutton Formally Announced to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class

    Sutton Formally Announced to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class

    FAYETTEVILLE –  It took the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame seven ballot years and 804 career victories to recognize in Eddie Sutton what the late Frank Broyles recognized  after his new basketball coach’s first games. Sutton, 84, and a 2011 inductee into the Collegiate Hall of Fame in Kansas City, was told Friday that he finally had been elected to the Naismith Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. He was formally announced Saturday among eight …

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    Photo of Eddie Sutton Named to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

    Eddie Sutton Named to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

    FAYETTEVILLE  – Eddie Sutton, the former Arkansas Razorbacks basketball coach, finally and officially will be named today to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, multiple sources reported Friday. Sutton, 84, compiled an 804-328 record head coaching Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State and the University of San Francisco. After five years coaching Creighton in Omaha, Neb. to an 82-50 record in five years capped by a 23-7 season and NCAA Tournament berth for 1973-74, Sutton was hired…

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    Photo of Razorback Football Teleconference

    Razorback Football Teleconference

    FAYETTEVILLE  – Literally and virtually rank among the English language’s most misapplied words. But now in this coronavirus pandemic era of suspended college football, their definitions intersect. Literally, teams meet virtually now. Campuses are closed and spring practices cancelled, cancelled in Arkansas’ case before they ever began. So from their homes, new Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman’s Razorbacks literally meet virtually with their position coaches. Razorbacks senior linebacker Grant Morgan of Greenwood, redshirt freshman safety Jalen Catalon of…

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    Photo of Vance Jackson Transferring to Arkansas Basketball

    Vance Jackson Transferring to Arkansas Basketball

    FAYETTEVILLE – Posting on his Twitter account, “Can’t wait to hoop at Bud Walton Arena,” 6-9, 230 forward, Vance Jackson, is coming to the University of Arkansas and the Razorbacks basketball team as an immediately eligible graduate transfer from the University of New Mexico. Arkansas will be the third university that Jackson attends. He began as a freshman at the University of Connecticut averaging 8.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 2016-2017. For the New Mexico Lobos…

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    Arkansas Golf Teleconference

    FAYETTEVILLE – Good thing the University of Arkansas hosted the NCAA Golf Championships last year rather than this year. For not only did The Blessings provide the home course setting for 2019 Razorbacks senior Maria Fassi winning last year’s individual NCAA Women’s Championship, but the UA apparently wouldn’t have hosted the next NCAA Women’s Championships in 2022 had it been set to host in 2021. Since mid March the NCAA canceled all spring sports because of…

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    Photo of Arkansas Softball Teleconference with Parr and Burnside

    Arkansas Softball Teleconference with Parr and Burnside

    FAYETTEVILLE – Sydney Parr and Braxton Burnside don’t need an extra year playing Arkansas Razorbacks women’s softball. But they are elated bestowed the option should they feel the need. Like all collegiate spring sports athletes with their seasons cut short and canceled because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, Parr and Burnside can return to their sport in 2021 with the same collegiate athletic eligibility they had in 2020. That means after playing every game for Coach Courtney Deifel’s 19-6 Razorbacks in…

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    Photo of Nate Allen on DVH, Kjerstad, Opitz Teleconference

    Nate Allen on DVH, Kjerstad, Opitz Teleconference

    By Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE –  The NCAA doing the right thing by granting all its 2020 spring sports athletes their 2020 athletic 2020 class eligibility for 2021 should empower 2020 juniors for this summer’s Major League Baseball draft. If there is a Major League baseball draft. The worldwide coronavirus pandemic causing the NCAA since March 12 cancelling all  men’s and women’s spring sports seasons like baseball, softball, outdoor track, golf, tennis, etc. has  indefinitely postponed and could cancel…

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    Photo of Joe Likely to Play Some Point Guard for 2020-2021

    Joe Likely to Play Some Point Guard for 2020-2021

    Razorback sophomore guard Isaiah Joe (#1) from Ft. Smith, AR draws a foul against Vanderbilt at the SEC Tournament in Nashville, TN. FAYETTEVILLE – Unless he, too, declares for the National Basketball Association draft as Arkansas junior honorable mention All-American guard and SEC scoring leader Mason Jones did Friday, Arkansas junior-to-be shooting guard Isaiah Joe likely will play some point guard, too, for the 2020-2021 Razorbacks. Graduate transfer starting point guard Jimmy Whitt completed his eligibility with Coach…

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    Photo of Mason Jones Declares NBA Draft

    Mason Jones Declares NBA Draft

    Razorback junior guard Mason Jones (#15) from Desota, TX makes a three pointer against Rice at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR. FAYETTEVILLE –  Mason Jones, Arkansas Razorbacks junior honorable mention All-American and SEC Co-Player of the Year 6-3 guard, on Twitter Friday tweeted he is declaring his name in the National Basketball Association 2020 June draft. “After much discussion, I have decided to enter my name in the NBA 2020 draft,” Jones said. “This…

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    Photo of University of Arkansas Women’s Basketball Tolefree Named Region All-American Finalist

    University of Arkansas Women’s Basketball Tolefree Named Region All-American Finalist

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Razorbacks senior guard Alexis Tolefree of Conway was named a 2020 Division I Region All-American Finalist, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today. Tolefree was one of 52 players selected, and will be considered the for the WBCA’s NCAA Division I All-American Team. The 10-member team will be announced on Thursday, April 2.  Tolefree’s breakout senior season was nothing short of spectacular.  The former Conway Wampus Cat for her senior UA…

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    Photo of Razorback’s Harris Enters Transfer Portal

    Razorback’s Harris Enters Transfer Portal

    FAYETTEVILLE – Bidding a “Thank you Razorback Nation,” University of Arkansas senior to-be basketball point guard Jalen Harris, announced on Twitter Tuesday he has put his name in the transfer portal as a graduate transfer for his final season of collegiate eligibility in 2020-2021. It will be the third school in five years for Harris, a freshman who played 31 games as a 2016-2017 freshman for the University of New Mexico, transferred to former Arkansas Coach Mike…

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    Olympics Now Officially Postponed

    FAYETTEVILLE – From March 12-14 University of Arkansas senior Cameron Griffith discovered the competition cancelled in the United States would be postponed back home in Australia and Tuesday officially postponed again in Tokyo. Griffith, the Sydney, Australia native and UA track All-American and SEC Commissioner’s Trophy winner as high point man of the SEC Indoor meet that Arkansas won Feb. 28-29 in Albuquerque, N.M., completed his Razorbacks outdoor track eligibility last spring and his cross country eligibility last fall.…

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