ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS NEWS

Arkansas expecting several members of 2018 class to challenge for playing time

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting notebook. In this edition, we discuss the possible immediate impact of the 2018 class, a new offer and Chad Morris’ stance on star ratings. Arkansas’ 2018 class coming to make teammates uncomfortable Arkansas signed 17 players in its 2018 recruiting class. The expectation, according to coach Chad Morris, is that several...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Arkansas lost to Kentucky and it’s no big deal so don’t freak out

Arkansas football rules the world of Razorbacks sports. So, with your bacon, have some Hogs for Breakfast and get caught up. It’s SEC Country’s weekday column and roundup on all things Arkansas … especially Arkansas football. Opinion, numbers, inane babble and more! And now with ironic exclamation points! There is no place like it on the web. Don’t freak out. Arkansas is not as...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

RECAP: Kentucky Too Much For Hogs To Handle

But hey the start was fun. Arkansas got off to probably their best start of the season. An 11-0 start in front of a sold out crowd that was absolutely rocking. Then Kentucky took that punch, shook it off, and systematically took apart Arkansas for the remainder of the game. They left Fayetteville with a 87-72 win. Daryl Macon gave a huge effort with 26 points but didn’t get consistent...
Via Arkansas Fight
2 days ago

Arkansas’ late collapse dooms basketball Hogs against Kentucky…again

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – On paper this is the worst Kentucky team since John Calipari’s been the coach. Even in the enviorns of Hog-friendly Bud Walton Arena, the Arkansas basketball team could not best its nemesis. Kentucky won for the sixth straight time over Arkansas and pulled itself into a tie with the Razorbacks in the SEC standings after an 87-72 win Tuesday night. The reality...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

First Road Test For Hogs Against Arizona

Game Notes (PDF) SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The third-ranked Razorback baseball team is on the road for the first time in 2018 this week. With this weekend’s Tony Gwynn Legacy tournament still on deck, the Hogs will kick off their west coast swing with a neutral site game against PAC-12 power Arizona on Wednesday. The game will be played at Tony Gwynn Stadium on San Diego State’s campus...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
2 days ago

Igbokwe Garners Third Conference Honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Seemingly sprinting through his third indoor campaign as a Razorback, junior Obi Igbokwe has been selected as the Southeastern Conference Runner of the Week for the third time this season by the league office. Already ranked third in the nation in the 400-meter dash, Igbokwe focused on his turnover and speed work this past weekend at the Arkansas Qualifier and...
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2 days ago

Brown Recognized As Top Freshman

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Arkansas newcomer Janeek Brown has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, following her outstanding performance in the 60-meter hurdles at the Razorbacks’ regular season finale last weekend in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the Randal Tyson Track Center. The fastest qualifier out of the 60 hurdle prelims, off a time of 8.20, Brown raced to a personal...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
2 days ago

Arkansas basketball has to win 2 more games to make NCAA Tournament

SEC Country reporter Eric W. Bolin will candidly answer your Arkansas Razorbacks sports queries each weekday in our Mailbag Question of the Day. Join the conversation by sending your questions via Twitter to @SECCountryHogs or by email to Eric at ericwbolin@gmail.com. Question of the Day: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Two. The end. And that’s in five games, not four. Arkansas (19...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Arkansas WR group has promising pieces entering spring practice

Arkansas is set to begin its first spring under coach Chad Morris next week. The Razorbacks are scheduled to practice 14 times between March 1 and April 9, though another date could be added with the NCAA allowing up to 15 practices. The spring game will be played April 7 at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. As the Razorbacks shift into a spread, up-tempo offense, they’ll need...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Chad Morris plans to have recruiting helicopter at Arkansas, but what will he call it?

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting notebook. In this edition, we discuss Chad Morris’ recruiting helicopter, a 2019 quarterback target and more. Chad Morris’ recruiting helicopter needs name Chad Morris has said his approach of using a helicopter to see recruits in action during the fall is coming with him to Arkansas. But there is going to be some...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

10 teams capable of busting your bracket this March

Despite following college basketball as closely as possible, even I am amazed by how little of the season remains before postseason play takes over. Teams are already celebrating Senior Night and jockeying for seeding in conference tournaments. Every team’s resume and spot on the bubble is starting to come into focus with March just days away on the calendar. You can nearly smell...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Brings Win in Mary Nutter Finale, SEC Weekly Honor

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. – Freshman Mary Haff earned her third win while fellow freshman Kayla Green and junior Ashley Diaz each homered Monday in the Razorbacks’ 4-2 win over Fordham to close out the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. With the win, Arkansas moved to 5-0 through its opening weekend of the 2018 campaign. Based on her overall performance in the Golden State, Haff was named...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
3 days ago

LOOK: Kid from ‘The Blindside’ now works for Arkansas football program

The Blindside tells the true to life story of Michael Oher, the downtrodden teen taken in by a well-off Memphis family and shaped into a Division I football player. Anyone who has seen the movie remembers the character “SJ” who pushed Oher to get into shape and filmed all the games.The movie is famous for showcasing its share of SEC coaches during Oher’s recruiting process such as...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Arkansas baseball overrated after smashing Bucknell?

SEC Country reporter Eric W. Bolin will candidly answer your Arkansas Razorbacks sports queries each weekday in our Mailbag Question of the Day. Join the conversation by sending your questions via Twitter to @SECCountryHogs or by email to Eric at ericwbolin@gmail.com. Question of the Day: Monday, February 19 2018 Yes and no. If you, as a fan, are the type to look at what Arkansas...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Uncertainty surrounds Arkansas offensive line ahead of spring practice

Arkansas is set to begin its first spring under coach Chad Morris next week. The Razorbacks are scheduled to practice 14 times between March 1 and April 9, though another date could be added with the NCAA allowing up to 15 practices. The spring game will be played April 7 at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. With a new coaching staff in place, there are many storylines surrounding...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Razorbacks Set Spring Slate With Four Matches

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Just a few months removed from its fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in the last five years, the Arkansas soccer team kicks into gear its preparation for the 2018 season with a series of practices and a four-match exhibition slate that was released by head coach Colby Hale on Monday. The Razorbacks will face two foes from the Southeastern Conference in Mississippi...
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3 days ago

Razorbacks Honor Special Fan

FAYETTEVILLE – On Sunday, the University of Arkansas women’s basketball team honored a very special guest before the game. Mrs. Virginia Burdick, who recently turned 100 years old, has lived in Fayetteville since 1964. She moved here with her husband, Leon, who opened the first Social Security Office in Fayetteville. They found an immediate interest in University of Arkansas sports...
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3 days ago

Razorbacks Hold In Top 15

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas gymnastics team maintained its top-15 ranking, coming in at No. 11 in this week’s Road To Nationals weekly rankings. The Razorbacks ranked No. 19 in the preseason rankings and have not dropped below No. 11 since its season opening the season at LSU Jan. 5. The balance beam continues to be the Razorbacks’ strongest event, coming in at No. 4 once again...
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3 days ago

Arkansas WR target Jadon Jackson compared to former Razorbacks standouts

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting notebook. In this edition, we discuss a top wide receiver target, some weekend visitors and a wide receiver addition for next season. Arkansas WR target Jadon Jackson draws impressive comparisons Wide receiver Jadon Jackson is among Arkansas’ top targets in the 2019 class. From Bentonville West High School, just 30...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Remember when you wanted Mike Anderson fired at Arkansas? Silliness

Arkansas football rules the world of Razorbacks sports. So, with your bacon, have some Hogs for Breakfast and get caught up. It’s SEC Country’s weekday column and roundup on all things Arkansas … especially Arkansas football. Opinion, numbers, inane babble and more! And now with ironic exclamation points! There is no place like it on the web. One of my favorite things about sportswriting...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Late-Inning Rally Lifts Razorbacks to 4-0

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. – The University of Arkansas softball team improved to 4-0 Sunday evening with a pair of wins on day two of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. The Razorbacks opened with a 5-2 victory over Weber State and capped their day by erasing a five-run deficit to rally past Loyola Marymount. Sophomore Autumn Storms recorded both wins in the circle while freshman catcher...
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4 days ago

Razorbacks Finish 10th At 2018 SEC Championships

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – One A-finals appearance, three B-finals appearances, six C-finals appearances and two SEC Individual Championships later, the Arkansas swimming and diving team wraps up the SEC Championships in College Station Sunday night with a 10th-place finish with 461 points. Championship Sunday began with the 200 backstroke prelims. Senior Madison Umberger got things...
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4 days ago

Career Day For Williams On Sunday

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Sophomore Kiara Williams put the University of Arkansas women’s basketball team on her shoulders with a career-best 19 points, but the Razorbacks came up short against LSU, 62-57, on Senior Day on Sunday. GAME INFORMATION Box Score Mike Neighbors Photo Gallery Monk For 3! Highlights Williams went 6-for-8 from the field and 7-for-8 from the line. She added nine...
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4 days ago

Razorbacks Finish Off Sweep Of Bison

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After scoring a combined 46 over the previous two games, the third-ranked Razorback baseball team only needed three runs to secure a sweep over Bucknell Sunday afternoon, winning 3-1 at Baum Stadium. Arkansas’ hitters scattered nine hits over the course of the game and got a key home run from junior Eric Cole in the seventh inning to provide the insurance run...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
4 days ago

Arkansas baseball finishes sweep of Bucknell with two-run Sunday win

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A lot of times Sunday games are the ones that light up the scoreboard. Arkansas and Bucknell decided to go against type in their series finale. The Diamond Hogs pulled off a sweep in their first series of the year, beating Bucknell on Sunday, 3-1. It was surprisingly low-scoring given Arkansas had rolled up 46 runs in the first two games. The fifth-ranked Razorbacks...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago
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