SEC Basketball Preview: #3 Arkansas Razorbacks

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12 and Big 12 now we turn our attention to the SEC. If any team is poised to supplant Kentucky or Florida in the top two of the SEC, it is the Arkansas Razorbacks...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Hogs lose another in-state recruit

Four-star junior Kevaughn Allen from North Little Rock committed to Florida Wednesday night. Allen just adds to the list of highly recruited in-staters that Arkansas basketball has missed out. The 6-foot-2 shooting guard is ranked No. 59 overall on 247 Sports for the class of 2015. Allen’s high school teammate, Anton Beard, will be joining the Hogs next season. Allen is a member...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Banquet awards recap

The Arkansas basketball team had their end of the year banquet Wednesday in Bud Walton Arena. Various honors and awards were handed out to the players throughout the night. The banquet started off with a video of the 11 Sportscenter Top 10 plays from the season, a cool addition to the banquet. Coty Clarke and Bobby Portis were named the team’s most outstanding players. Clarke was...
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Dusty Hannahs chooses Arkansas

Former Texas Tech guard Dusty Hannahs announced via Twitter Wednesday night that he will be transferring to Arkansas. The Little Rock native averaged 7.7 points per game this season for the Red Raiders, in 22 minutes of playing time on 37.8 percent shooting from the field and 36.9 percent shooting from long range. He was 92.3 percent on the season from the free throw line. Hannahs...
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Haydar signs professional contract; Wagner to transfer

It was a busy day for Arkansas basketball Tuesday. Senior Kikko Haydar signed a professional contract and sophomore DeQuavious “Dee” Wagner announced he was transferring. Haydar signed a professional contract to play professional basketball in his home country of Lebanon. He signed a three-year contract to play Sagesse in Division A in Beirut, Lebanon. He will join the Sagesse...
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2013/14 College Dunk of the Year Candidate: Fred Gulley

As diehards of this site (Mom? Are you there?) already know, The Hoops Manifesto runs a College Dunk of the Year Tournament every spring.  Our next nominee for the 2013/14 edition is Arkansas's Fred Gulley:   [youtube]N-e1pdap3WA[/youtube]   Big up: D Wizzle's World   Other nominees: Javonte Douglas (MUST SEE!!!) Jordan Weethee Raphiael...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Season ends in second round loss of NIT

Arkansas season has come to a close after a 75-64 loss to California in the second round of the NIT Monday. Arkansas finished the season 22-12 overall and 10-8 in the SEC. Seniors Coty Clarke, Fred Gulley, Kikko Haydar, Rickey Scott and Mardracus Wade will be missed and did a great job of laying the foundation for this program under Mike Anderson. It wasn’t one of Arkansas’ best...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas' Fred Gulley posterizes player in NIT game

Fred Gulley of Arkansas had a monster dunk on Cal's Jeff Powers in a NIT game on Monday night. It happened in the first half with Cal up by 22 points. The 6'2 Gulley drove right and slammed the ball down on Powers for the monstrous dunk.The refs were going to call it a charge but thankfully came to their senses after a few minutes and called it a block on Powers.Cal eventually...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Arkansas’ Fred Gulley III Posterizes Defender

Normally getting into the NIT is a letdown, it means you missed the NCAA Tournament and you’re playing in the “secondary” tournament. But don’t tell that to Arkansas guard Fred Gulley III  who just absolutely destroyed California’s Jeff Powers. NCAA Tournament and NIT combined, Gulley may have the dunk of the college basketball season. However, […]
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas’ Fred Gulley III Absolutely Posterizes California Player in NIT

Arkansas’ Fred Gulley III clearly doesn’t care that his team didn’t make the NCAA Tournament. On Monday night, the Razorback guard rose up and absolutely posterized California’s Jeff Powers, who was attempting to take a charge, on the baseline. This one’s going to be #1 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Night. [ESPN] The post Arkansas’ Fred Gulley III Absolutely...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Bell leads Hogs past Indiana State

Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 28 points to lead Arkansas to a 91-71 win over Indiana State in the first round of the NIT Tuesday night in Bud Walton Arena. Arkansas had another chance to play in Bud Walton Arena this season. The spectacular 110-point finish over Ole Miss on March 5th was thought to be their last home game of the season, but they were wrong. Bell single-handedly...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashad Madden is a player to watch in the SEC tournament

The 2013-14 Arkansas Razorbacks have had a roller coaster season which has included several thrilling victories, but also some head-scratching losses. This up-and-down play has become a common theme for the Razorbacks ever since head coach Mike Anderson took office in 2011. Another notable trait of Anderson’s teams has been the inability to play well consistently away from Fayetteville...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: The old team

Arkansas Basketball: The old teamArkansas (21-10, 10-8) lost in disappointing fashion to Alabama 83-58 Saturday in Tuscaloosa. The old Arkansas basketball team came back to haunt us. Arkansas had one more terrible road game in them apparently, for old time sake, and it couldn’t have come at worse time. This loss to a 13-18 Alabama team is not going to look good on the Hogs resume...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Alandise Harris Finishes Emphatic One-Handed Alley-Oop In Arkansas Win Over Georgia

Yesterday was the day for alley-oops and court rushes, apparently. and Fayetteville, Arkansas was happy to join in on at least one of those trends. Late in the game against Georgia, guard Rashad Madden tossed up a high pass to forward Alandise Harris, who finished it was a monster slam over Bulldog guard J.J. Frazier. The dunk extended the Razorback lead to 76-65, and Arkansas would...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: One step closer

Arkansas Basketball: One step closer Arkansas (20-9, 9-7) picked up their 20th win of the season in a 87-75 win over Georgia Saturday in Bud Walton Arena. Arkansas was led by senior Coty Clarke and sophomore Michael Qualls. Clarke had a career-high 23 points and Qualls scored 20 for Arkansas. This was a battle of bubble teams. Georgia’s resume doesn’t quite say “tournament...
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Making the turn

Arkansas Basketball: Making the turn Arkansas (19-9, 8-7) picked up a huge 71-67 overtime win to sweep Kentucky Thursday night in Rupp Arena. The win boosted Arkansas’ resume and strengthened their tournament hopes. With the Hogs win over a ranked opponent they are currently sitting as one of the last four teams to get into the tournament. Qualls, who had the game winning dunk...
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Uses OT Again To Defeat Kentucky, 71-67

Senior Kikko Haydar’s first two points came at the perfect time, as the Arkansas co-captain buried a pair of free throws with 17 seconds left in overtime to give the Razorbacks a two-possession lead and the eventual 71-67 victory over No. 17/15 Kentucky in front of a crowd of 23,908 on Thursday at Rupp Arena. Haydar’s two free throws finished off a perfect 16-for-16 night at...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Things in favor of the Hogs

Arkansas Basketball: Things in favor of the HogsBobby Portis/Rashad Madden (Photo Credit: Nelson Chenault/USA Today Sports) After Arkansas’ win over Mississippi State Saturday, everything is falling in line for the Hogs to have a chance at a postseason bid. The Razorbacks defeated Mississippi State in Starkville, 73-69. Sophomore Anthlon Bell led Arkansas with 19 points. Good to...
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Qualls leads Hogs Past South Carolina

Michael Qualls (Photo Credit: Gareth Patterson/AP) Michael Qualls led Arkansas (17-9, 6-7) to a 71-64 win over South Carolina Wednesday night in Fayetteville. Qualls dropped 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting and 4-of-7 shooting from behind the arc. He also grabbed eight boards, two steals, one block and only committed one turnover. He has now scored in double figures in five of Arkansas’...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Just short of another road victory

Mardracus Wade and Coty Clarke trap Jabari Brown (Photo Credit: L.G. Patterson/AP) Arkansas fell one point shy of picking up their second straight road victory after an 86-85 loss to Missouri Thursday night. Missouri led by eight with just 3 and a half minutes left but Arkansas scored 10 straight points in a little over two minutes and in no time at all the Hogs led by two with just...
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson downplays second return to Missouri

Michael Qualls remembers the atmosphere inside Mizzou Arena last season all too well, even if he'd like to forget the result. ''It was crazy; I felt the hate,'' Qualls said. ''It's just a crazy atmosphere. You can tell it (was about) things more than basketball.'' Those ''things'' the Razorbacks guard referred to were actually...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Road win under their belts

Michael Qualls game winning three. (Photo Credit: Mark Zaleski/AP) They did it, they won on the road. Michael Qualls hit a three with three seconds left to lead Arkansas to their first road victory of the season with a 77-75 win over Vanderbilt Saturday. Qualls led the Hogs (15-8, 4-6 SEC) with 17 points. Senior Coty Clarke added 14 points and five rebounds, including two important...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Basketball: Portis beginning to prove himself

Bobby Portis (Photo Credit: Gareth Patterson/AP) Bobby Portis is proving to the country exactly why he was one of the nation’s top recruits coming out of high school. Portis broke the freshman scoring record Wednesday night in Bud Walton Arena in a win over Alabama. He recorded 35 points, which broke the record of 34 points previously held by Scotty Thurman, who is now an assistant...
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

University of Arkansas to Retire Basketball Jersey #42 in Honor of Former President Clinton

The University of Arkansas will retire basketball jersey #42 in honor of Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, as being the “sixth man” as part of the celebration of the 1994 Arkansas Razorback National Championship squad.  The ceremony is believed to occur at […]
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Suspensions lifted for Arkansas' Qualls, Harris

Arkansas coach Mike Anderson says junior Alandise Harris and sophomore Michael Qualls have been reinstated from their one-game suspensions and will play against Alabama. Neither Harris nor Qualls, who have combined to average nearly 21 points per game this season, traveled with Arkansas to LSU over the weekend after being suspended for conduct detrimental to the team. The Razorbacks...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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