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  1. Scheduling improvements won’t occur overnight for the SEC

    Sep 13, 2013, 11:15 AM EDT

    SEC Florida Mississippi Basketball

    Last season was not a particularly good one for the Southeastern Conference on the basketball court. The conference went through one of its worst seasons in recent history, managing to place just three teams in the NCAA tournament field. While the struggles of the league’s premier program (Kentucky) didn’t help matters, the true culprit for…

  2. No. 3 Michigan outlasts Arkansas’ pressure defense to win Saturday afternoon

    Dec 8, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT

    Trey Burke block

    Michigan’s biggest concern coming into Saturday’s game against Arkansas centered around pressure. Would they be able to neutralize the effectiveness of the Razorback’s style of play by limiting turnovers and controlling the pace? Though they ran into some difficulties in the second half, the answer seemed to be “yes,” as a strong late push lifted…

  3. James Southerland, Syracuse holds on against Arkansas

    Nov 30, 2012, 11:34 PM EDT

    James Southerland

    James Southerland tied a Syracuse school record, with nine 3-pointers, en route to a career-high 35 points off the bench, leading the No. 6 Orange over Arkansas 91-82 as part of the SEC/Big East Challenge. Southerland had 28 points, including eight 3-pointers, when he picked up his fourth foul with 15 minutes remaining, with the…

  4. What’s with all the commitments?

    Sep 17, 2012, 4:30 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Saint Louis v Memphis

    This weekend had a number of big-time players making big-time commitments to big-time programs. It started Thursday with Rondae Jefferson’s commitment to Arizona and continued with players like five-start swingman Robert Hubbs picking Tennessee and most recently, Northwest Florida State College point guard Chris Jones committing to Louisville on Monday morning. In between, Malcolm and…

  5. Arkansas adds junior college foward Coty Clarke

    May 20, 2012, 12:37 PM EDT


    Coty Clarke, a 6-7, 220-pound forward from Lawson State CC (Al.), has signed his national letter of intent to play for Mike Anderson at Arkansas, the Associated Press is reporting. Clarke averaged 14.5 points and 13 rebounds per game last season for Lawson, also leading the team in assists, steals, and blocks per game. Arkansas…

  6. Arkansas lands first 5-star recruit since '04

    Sep 5, 2010, 9:34 PM EDT

    Arkansas’ been littered with four- and three-star recruits the last six years, but shut out in the chase for game-changing players. John Pelphrey finally changed that. The Razorbacks scored a commitment from 6-foot-2 Missouri guard B.J. Young, according to various reports Sunday. The 2011 high school graduate is rated as the 18th best overall prospect…