Bahn: Films And Pep Rallies Are Nice, But Time For Lasting Tribute To Nolan Richardson

by Chris Bahn  on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 9:00 am  

Nolan Richardson won 389 games in 17 seasons at Arkansas with three Final Fours and a 1994 national title. But his impact goes beyond winning games. (Eric Howerton)

There is a next logical step in showing respect to Nolan Richardson. Former players have already begun work behind the scenes to ensure appreciation for Richardson isn't limited to a museum, the pages of a book, the occasional pep rally celebrating the 1994 National Championship or a documentary. Arkansas needs a more permanent reminder of what he accomplished as a coach, what a great ambassador he was for the state and how hard he fought for others.

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