posted: 03/08/2014 3:08 a.m.
Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long fired women’s basketball Coach Tom Collen on Friday, two days after the Razorbacks lost a 10-point lead in the final five minutes and fell to Ole Miss, the 14th-seeded team in the SEC Tournament.
posted: 03/08/2014 3:06 a.m.
Arkansas hasn’t won at Coleman Coliseum since 2007, but trying to break a six-game losing streak on Alabama’s home court today doesn’t seem as daunting as it might have four weeks ago.
posted: 03/08/2014 3:04 a.m.
Friday’s highlights CLASS 4A BOYS LONOKE 56, CENTRAL ARK. CHRISTIAN 41 Blake Mack scored 29 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and blocked 7 shots to lead the Jackrabbits by Central Arkansas Christian in the second round at Lonoke.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:59 a.m.
UALR will give special attention to the two seniors on its roster, Will Neighbour and Leroy Isler, a few minutes before tonight’s regular-season finale at the Jack Stephens Center.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:58 a.m.
CONWAY — New Central Arkansas men’s basketball coach Russ Pennell introduced his philosphies when he met media members for the first time Friday at Wingo Hall.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:56 a.m.
He’s a little guy with big aspirations.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:53 a.m.
Hey, Pat: Just play the game Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (Arkansas Razorbacks) got some attention last year during his rookie season when he crashed into Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook in the first round of the NBA playoffs, leading to Westbrook tearing a meniscus in his left knee.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:52 a.m.
GOLF Kuchar beats par at Doral Matt Kuchar birdied the 18th hole Friday to join an exclusive group — one of only four players to beat par at Doral.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:50 a.m.
MEN EAST Columbia 74, Penn 55 Dartmouth 75, Brown 68 Harvard 70, Yale 58 Princeton 91, Cornell 51
posted: 03/08/2014 2:49 a.m.
Harding needed late free throws to advance in the Great American Conference Tournament.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:48 a.m.
SUN BELT MISSISSIPPI 2, UALR 1 (10) UALR took a lead into the bottom of the ninth Friday in Oxford, Miss., but Mississippi tied the game in the bottom of the ninth and won in extra innings.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:48 a.m.
Arkansas was inches away from rallying.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:46 a.m.
CLASS 7A VAN BUREN 54, LR CENTRAL 36 LR CENTRAL (36) Nichols 0 1-1 1, Johnson 2 0-0 5, Corrothers 4 2-2 11, Means 0 0-0 0, Dortch 1 0-0 2, Washington 0 0-0 0, Wilbert 3 0-0 8, Harkey 1 0-0 3, Moore 0 0-0 0, Hamilton 0 0-0 0, Rogers 3 0-0 6, Holland 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 3-5 36.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:41 a.m.
CONWAY — North Little Rock Coach Johnny Rice tried to find fault with his team Friday afternoon, but the Charging Wildcats still managed to earn a convincing postseason victory.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:40 a.m.
LONOKE — Lonoke Coach Heath Swiney sensed that a big game from Blake Mack was on the way, and he was right.