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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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    Photo of Hambrick and Carter Earn Regular Season All-American Honors

    Hambrick and Carter Earn Regular Season All-American Honors

    FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas gymnasts sophomore Kennedy Hambrick and junior Sophia Carter were announced as Regular Season Second Team All-Americans in the all-around and on the floor respectively on Tuesday morning, becoming the 10th and 11th regular season All-Americans in program history. It is the first time in Arkansas history that multiple gymnasts were announced as regular season All-Americans in the same season.  Carter finished the season on the floor with an NQS of 9.925, good for an 11th place…

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    Photo of Razorback Coaches on Unexpected Togetherness & Family

    Razorback Coaches on Unexpected Togetherness & Family

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE –  College coaches inevitably say lack of time with their families is  Drawback No. 1 to their job. That drawback certainly seems lowered with the coronavirus induced national emergency  making all them work increasingly and perhaps soon entirely at home. Arkansas Razorbacks Men’s Track Coach Chris Bucknam cited a tweet from Mike Leach, the  Mississippi State Football Coach, regarding the reintroduction  of coaches to spouses and families. “I have tell you that…

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    Photo of Razorback Sports Talk Goes On

    Razorback Sports Talk Goes On

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Let’s start that nobody deems the cancellation of college sports to a speck of importance vs. curbing and combatting this worldwide coronavirus pandemic that canceled them. But this is a sports page and  Dave Van Horn coaches a sport and was interviewed by sports media. So of course he was asked about this baseball season that might have been for his 11-5 Razorbacks that sought a program unprecedented third consecutive appearance…

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    Photo of Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman  Talks COVID-19 & Football

    Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman Talks COVID-19 & Football

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE  – New Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman’s Razorbacks were supposed to start spring break Friday afternoon after three spring football practices with 12 more awaiting after University of Arkansas spring semester classes reconvened  March 30. Obviously that didn’t and won’t happen. The coronavirus pandemic  created a national emergency that last week closed the UA, and presumably all campuses, reducing the curriculum  to online studies for the remainder of the semester, and  canceled  all…

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    Photo of Harter Finalist for National Indoor Coach of the Year

    Harter Finalist for National Indoor Coach of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020 – UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD || @RazorbackTF Online Version: – https://bit.ly/2QwAsf9 NEW ORLEANS, La. – Arkansas women’s head coach Lance Harter is among three finalists for the National Indoor Coach of the Year, as announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Friday. Voting by member coaches determined three finalists in various categories and will continue early next week to…

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    Photo of Mason Jones AP Honorable Mention All-Amercian

    Mason Jones AP Honorable Mention All-Amercian

    R Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Previously named SEC Co-Player of the Year and First-Team All-SEC by the  Associated Press, Arkansas junior guard Mason Jones Friday was named a basketball Honorable Mention All-American by the AP. Jones led the SEC and of course the Razorbacks in scoring, 683 points  averaging 22 points per game, and also led the Razorbacks in rebounding 169, assists 106, and steals, 150. He was named AP  SEC Co-Player of the Year…

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    Photo of Eric Musselman Speaks on Razorbacks Cancelled Season

    Eric Musselman Speaks on Razorbacks Cancelled Season

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE –  An empty gym and empty media room haven’t prevented Arkansas Basketball Coach Eric Musselman holding a phantom practice with his Razorbacks and  a phantom press conference with Arkansas media. Reaction to the  coronavirus pandemic national emergency cancelling the SEC Tournament  sent his Razorbacks back to Fayetteville on March 12, after their March 11 SEC Tournament  first round victory over Vanderbilt and then dispersed to their homes with not only their sport…

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