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Razorback Guard BJ Young Named To All-SEC Second, Freshman Teams

by Chris Bahn 3/6/2012 2:50 pm

BJ Young joined some elite company in Arkansas basketball history on Tuesday after being named to the All-SEC second team and freshman team. Young, who averages 15.3 points per game and shoots 50.6 percent from the field, is the first Arkansas player honored with multiple awards since 2007-08.

Arkansas Sports Hall Of Fame To Induct 1994 Razorback 'Family', Others Tonight At Verizon Arena

by 2/3/2012 2:54 pm

Nolan Richardson has often described his teams as being a family. It’s a description he’s used frequently in the past and again in a recent radio interview. So it seems very appropriate that Richardson’s 1994 NCAA title team — the entire team — is being inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. Members of the squad that went 31-3 with a 76-72 championship victory against Duke are among this year’s class of honorees.

Sports Hall Of Fame To Recognize Razorbacks 1994 National Title Team

by 10/24/2011 9:22 am

There have been plenty of recognitions of the 1994 national championship basketball team at Arkansas and the individuals who played for the Razorbacks. Add another to the list as all members of the team will be inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame for 2012.

Arkansas Sets Salaries For Basketball Coaching Staff

by Chris Bahn 4/12/2011 5:04 pm

Salaries have been finalized for Arkansas’ basketball staff. Coach Mike Anderson, who will make $2.2 million annually, announced his staff last week.

Mike Anderson Brings Coaching Staff, Strength Coach With Him to Razorbacks

by Chris Bahn 4/6/2011 2:18 pm

Mike Anderson’s Arkansas basketball staff will look just like the one he had at Missouri. Arkansas confirmed that Anderson will bring assistant coaches T.J. Cleveland, Matt Zimmerman and Melvin Watkins (associate head coach) with him, plus director of basketball operations Jeff Daniels and strength and conditioning coach David Deets. Anderson said keeping continuity was important to him implementing his system with the Razorbacks.

Bahn: Former Razorbacks See Anderson's Return as a Homecoming Opportunity

by Chris Bahn 3/26/2011 6:45 pm

Several eras of players, guys like Jonathon Modica, Blake Eddins, Scotty Thurman, Pat Bradley and Todd Day, were on hand to welcome back Mike Anderson as head coach Saturday. Anderson was hired Wednesday from Missouri, returning to the place he served as an assistant coach for 17 years. But it felt like the day was as much a homecoming for the former Razorbacks as Anderson. None of the 15 or so players who attended Saturday’s pep rally/press conference were making their first trip to Fayetteville since their playing days.

Video: Hiring Thurman Is More Than Simply Putting Lipstick On A Hog

by Chris Bahn 8/12/2010 8:13 am

Former Razorback great Scotty Thurman was announced Thursday as part of the Arkansas basketball staff. He joins in an administrative role as Director of Student Athlete Development. It’s the first step in what Thurman, Arkansas coach John Pelphrey and athletic director Jeff Long hope will be a career in college athletics for the former Razorback.

Arkansas Basketball Confirms Hiring of 1994 Title-game Hero Thurman for Pelphrey's Staff

by Jim Harris 8/11/2010 2:22 pm

It's been regular speculation on message boards for several weeks, but Scotty Thurman is indeed joining the Arkansas Razorback basketball staff.

Report: Thurman Hired To Fill Administrative Position With UA Hoops

by Chris Bahn 8/10/2010 8:55 pm

Former Arkansas star Scotty Thurman has been hired to fill an administrative position on the Razorback basketball staff, according to an online report. Arkansas has been looking to fill an administrative slot and athletic director Jeff Long said on July 29 that a hire would likely be made in August. The UA, however, would not confirm the hire and a department spokesman said there was no release planned on Tuesday.