Tagged: mike anderson

Arkansas Signs Mike Anderson to Extension Through 2021-22 Season

by Associated Press 1/26/2018 7:53 pm

Arkansas has signed basketball coach Mike Anderson to a two-year extension through the 2021-22 season.

UPDATE: Jeff Long Fired As University of Arkansas Athletic Director

by Associated Press 11/15/2017 12:54 pm

Arkansas fired athletic director Jeff Long on Wednesday, ending a nearly decade-long tenure that included the scandalous ouster of football coach Bobby Petrino and the continued mediocrity of the program under Bret Bielema.

UA Extends Mike Anderson's Contract Through 2020

by Lee Hogan 1/6/2015 11:09 am

The University of Arkansas has extended men's basketball coach Mike Anderson's contract through March 2020.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Toast & Roast To Honor Nolan Richardson

by Lee Hogan 8/12/2014 4:14 pm

Former Arkansas Razorback basketball coach Nolan Richardson will be the subject of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas' 40th annual Toast & Roast on Aug. 21.

Fans Taking Wait-and-See Approach to UA Basketball Tickets

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2012 12:00 am

With college basketball season tipping off all over the country, some of us wondered if the University of Arkansas, under second-year coach Mike Anderson, had experienced an uptick in season ticket sales.

Otis Kirk: Arkansas Is No Kentucky, But Has Basketball Recruits To Brag About

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 11/1/2012 8:00 am

Kentucky Coach John Calipari is once again poised to outshine all other major college programs when it comes to recruiting, but many schools, instead of Arkansas, have pulled in top quality recruits of their own. Meanwhile, Razorbacks guard BJ Young is being projected as a top 20 NBA draft pick.

Young, Bell And Mickelson Team For Red Victory In Razorback Red-White Game

by UA Media Relations 10/31/2012 8:57 am

Guards Anthlon Bell and BJ Young and forward Hunter Mickelson combined for 67 points to lead the Red team to an 85-75 Red-White game victory Tuesday evening at Bud Walton Arena.

NCAA Denies Eligibility Waiver For Razorback Forward Alandise Harris

by Chris Bahn 10/24/2012 7:49 pm

Forward Alandise Harris will not be eligible to play for Arkansas this season. Harris, who transferred from Houston, was denied a waiver by the NCAA. Coach Mike Anderson announced the news during a speaking engagement in Fayetteville on Tuesday.

Mizzou Cracks Down On Credit Card Use After Audit Reveals $7,600 Strip Club Expense

by Associated Press 10/23/2012 3:03 pm

The Missouri athletics department is tightening employee use of school-issued credit cards after an audit found a series of improper purchases, including bills for more than $7,600 from a Las Vegas strip club, and a $1500 dinner that was charged by Jeff Daniels, now an employee of the University of Arkansas under Mike Anderson.

Young And Powell Named All-SEC, Razorbacks Picked To Finish Fifth

by Chris Bahn 10/23/2012 9:07 am

Arkansas was picked to finish fifth in the Southeastern Conference and guard BJ Young was named as a first-team all-SEC pick by media. Forward Marshawn Powell, who is coming off a knee injury, was named second team.

Razorback Basketball Schedule Includes At Least Eight Games With Top 25 Opponents

by Chris Bahn 10/18/2012 9:47 am

Arkansas shouldn’t go untested this basketball season. This year’s Razorback schedule includes at least eight games against teams ranked in the USA Today Coaches Preseason Top 25.

CORRECTED: Bobby Petrino's Exit Makes Mike Anderson Highest Paid State Employee

by Gwen Moritz 10/15/2012 12:00 am

The departure of Bobby Petrino as the University of Arkansas' head football coach means that the price tag on the highest-paid state employee has dropped by more than half.

Razorbacks Provide Quick Glimpse Of 'Fastest 40 Minutes'

by 10/13/2012 6:57 am

The Arkansas basketball team wasted no time establishing its identity on Friday during a 20-minute Primetime at the Palace scrimmage. Only three seconds had elapsed when sophomore guard BJ Young scored the game’s first basket. His quick-strike bucket came on a designed play from Coach Mike Anderson.

Bahn: Wonder What To Expect From UA Basketball? Glance At Razorbacks' Team Photo

by Chris Bahn 10/11/2012 8:08 pm

Arkansas Coach Mike Anderson has plenty of Razorbacks at his disposal this season. A slumping player, an offensive liability or defensive loafer won’t be left on the floor simply because there’s nobody left on the bench.

Jim's Notebook: Kingsley Commitment Brightens Bad Day For Hogs; Cowboy Talk At Touchdown Club

by Jim Harris 9/17/2012 2:44 pm

For this old-timer it doesn't seem that long ago, in Arkansas' early years in the Southeastern Conference, that the football Hogs would be regularly trounced by the big boys while the fan base would be anxiously looking forward to basketball season and the upcoming hoops signing day. Those days may be back. In the middle of Arkansas being routed 52-0 by Alabama on Saturday, the one glimmer of hope came from Mike Anderson's basketball program when Moses Kingsley announced his commitment to the hoop Hogs.

Otis Kirk: Portis, Kingsley Plan Razorback Visit; Johnson Says ASU Commitment 'Just Verbal'

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 9/6/2012 9:00 am

Arkansas is gearing up for a big game with Alabama on Sept. 15 with a big recruiting weekend planned. Mike Anderson and the basketball program love to take advantage of a big football weekend to host recruits. Anderson will host a pair of top recruits beginning Sept. 14. Little Rock Hall 5-star power forward Bobby Portis (6-foot-9, 225 pounds) and Huntington (W.Va.) Prep 4-star center Moses Kingsley (6-9, 200) will be on Arkansas' campus and attend the football game in addition to the basketball and academic aspects of the visit.

Jim Harris: Razorback Basketball Team Will Face Challenging Gauntlet

by Jim Harris 9/5/2012 3:02 pm

In all the talk and worry about Arkansas football, you may have missed the release of the full Arkansas basketball schedule. Now, you want to talk about a team that has its hands full — Mike Anderson has loaded up a young team coming off 18 victories with challenges from start to finish.

Otis Kirk: Razorbacks Back From Italy, Back On Basketball Recruiting Trail

by Otis Kirk 8/23/2012 9:05 am

It was a nice vacation to Italy for the Arkansas Razorbacks. But after seeing the Coliseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and playing some basketball, it is back to the recruiting grind for Coach Mike Anderson and his staff. Anderson said it's a process that never really stops, and he doesn't want it to.

Knicks' Ronnie Brewer Sees 'Phenomenal Player' In Razorback Guard BJ Young

by Chris Bahn 8/13/2012 10:15 am

BJ Young’s NBA tutorial didn’t just include a visit to prospect camps hosted by LeBron James and Deron Williams. New York Knicks guard Ronnie Brewer, a former Razorback and Fayetteville native, spent time with the sophomore guard this summer. Brewer trained at Bud Walton Arena and worked out and played pickup games with current players, including Young. Brewer likes what he saw from Young, who averaged 15.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game as a freshman.

Wade, Clarke Lead Razorbacks To Easy Victory In Italian Tour Exhibition Opener

by UA Media Relations 8/13/2012 9:30 am

Junior Mardracus Wade scored 24 points in 18 minutes while junior transfer Coty Clarke scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the University of Arkansas men’s basketball team to a 129-87 victory over Amici del Campetto in the first of four exhibition contests for the Razorbacks in Italy.