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Little Rock, AR, United States

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Former Arkansas star JD Notae invited to NBA G-League Elite Camp

Former Arkansas star JD Notae has been invited to participate in the annual 2022 NBA G-League Elite Camp, according to a partial list of invitees obtained by → Read More

Arkansas junior stretch-5 Connor Vanover to enter transfer portal

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas junior Connor Vanover will enter the transfer portal and leave the men’s basketball program. Vanover (7-3 stretch-5, Little Rock native) transferred to Arkansas from Cal following the 2018-19 season, sat out a redshirt season in ’19-20, and played for the Hogs in both ’20-21 and ’21-22. He played in 15 games […] → Read More

Au’Diese Toney signing w/The Familie agency, declaring for NBA Draft

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas junior Au’Diese Toney announced on Tuesday that he will declare for the NBA Draft and is signing with The Familie talent agency out of California. “I want to thank all of Razorback Nation for welcoming me with open arms this season,” Toney said via his three-paragraph Twitter announcement. “With the support of my […] → Read More

Williams to enter NBA Draft, will not hire agent

By Kevin McPherson LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas sophomore big man and 2021-22 first team All SEC selection Jaylin Williams announced on Monday that he will enter the NBA Draft pool for underclassmen but will not hire an agent while leaving the door open for a return to the Hogs in ’22-23. “I am announcing my intention to […] → Read More

Arkansas All American JD Notae to hire agent, enter NBA Draft as he forgoes final season of eligibility

Arkansas senior guard and 2021-22 Associated Press third team All American JD Notae announced via Instagram on Sunday that he will forgo his final season of eligibility in ’22-23 to sign with an agent and enter the 2022 NBA Draft. → Read More

Hog Hoops land 5-star Anthony Black

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Razorbacks have landed their third 2022 McDonald’s All American in versatile Texas 5-star prospect Anthony Black, establishing an unprecedented recruiting accomplishment in the program’s storied history. Black (6-7 combo guard, Duncanville, Texas) — ranked national No. 14 in the class of 2022 by after a meteoric rise from outside the Top […] → Read More

Game Recap: No. 4 Hogs fall to No. 8 Aggies in semifinals

For the second consecutive season, Arkansas has been eliminated from the SEC Tournament in the semifinals round as the 15th-ranked and No. 4 seed Razorbacks fell to unranked-but-surging No. 8 seed Texas A&M, 82-64, on Saturday in Tampa, Fla. The Aggies led the entire way and by double figures for the good part of both […] → Read More

Arkansas strikes again to pick up first Quad-1 win, 65-58, at No. 12 LSU on Saturday

In what may prove to be a turning point in their so far underachieving season, the Arkansas Razorbacks finished on a 17-2 run to overcome a late 8-point deficit and pick up their first Quad-1 win of 2021-22, and they did it on the road against the first ranked team on their schedule in the […] → Read More

Arkansas falls hard against Oklahoma 88-66 in Tulsa

The No. 12 Arkansas Razorbacks have fallen from unbeaten grace as the unranked Oklahoma Sooners led by double-digits for much of the game en route to an 88-66 blowout win on Saturday at the BOK Center in Tulsa. Arkansas (9-1) failed to match the program’s best start through 10 games in a season that was […] → Read More

No. 16 Arkansas overcomes Mercer, 74-61, in season opener

By Kevin McPherson FAYETTEVILLE — The No. 16 Arkansas Razorbacks had their share of issues in the preseason while scraping by with too-close-for-comfort wins in two exhibition games, and it was more of the same for much of their 2021-22 season-opener against Mercer on Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena as the Hoop Hogs fought their […] → Read More

MBB lands another 5-star commit with Jordan Walsh

LITTLE ROCK — With Arkansas’ dual commitments from 2022 national Top 10 / 5-star prospects Jordan Walsh and Nick Smith, Jr. landing within the last 16 days, the Razorbacks men’s basketball program is not only well on its way to securing another national Top 5 high school recruiting class, but it’s in a legitimate chase for No. 1. Third-year […] → Read More

Six Weeks from Hog Hoops Opener, Early Projections for Starting 5

By Kevin McPherson FAYETTEVILLE — As the Arkansas Razorbacks men’s basketball team began ramping up preparations for the 2021-22 season with their first day of full-scale practices on Tuesday inside the performance center, it seemed a perfect time to look ahead to the season opener in six weeks and make our first projections for a […] → Read More

Moses Moody selected No. 14 overall by Golden State Warriors in NBA Draft

Moses Moody, the Arkansas Razorbacks’ first one-and-done in men’s basketball, fulfilled a lifelong dream on Thursday while becoming only the fourth former Hog drafted in the first round this century as Moody was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the No. 14 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft held at the Barclays Center […] → Read More

Razorback men’s basketball adds Ronnie Brewer and Jon Blake

Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball has added former Hogs star guard and NBA journeyman Ronnie Brewer, Jr., as the program's new recruiting coordinator, the school announced on Tuesday via media release. → Read More

Moses Moody heads to NBA Draft Combine next week in Chicago

LITTLE ROCK — Former Arkansas star and the 2020-21 SEC Freshman of the Year Moses Moody is on a fast track to the NBA as the first one-and-done in the history of Razorbacks men’s basketball, and the next step in his hoops journey is a trip to Chicago next week for the 2021 NBA Draft Combine (June […] → Read More

Musselman, Arkansas Agree on Extension and Raise Through 2026

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas has rewarded Razorbacks men’s basketball head coach Eric Musselman for leading the program to a historic season by announcing on Wednesday via press release a new 5-year contract that will pay him $20 million, or $4 million per year, through April 30, 2026. The new five-year agreement will […] → Read More

Arkansas SG Moses Moody declares for NBA Draft, 1st one-&-done in Hogs’ history

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas star and SEC Freshman of the Year Moses Moody just completed one of the most memorable seasons in Razorbacks history, and he added a final chapter to his brief-but-stellar college career on Friday by announcing he’s leaving school early to hire an agent and declare for the 2021 NBA Draft, making […] → Read More

Hogs strike again as South Dakota senior transfer Stanley Umude signs with Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Razorbacks have reached into the transfer portal for the third time in early April as they have landed another proven and highly coveted prospect in South Dakota senior-transfer Stanley Umude, who announced his commitment to the Hogs on Friday. Umude (6-6 combo forward, native of San Antonio, Texas) actually committed to […] → Read More

Hogs land another guard as Miami senior-transfer Chris Lykes commits

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas has reached into the transfer portal for another proven and highly coveted backcourt prospect as Miami senior-transfer Chris Lykes committed to the Razorbacks on Wednesday. Lykes (5-7 guard, native of Mitchellville, Md.) chose the Hogs over Southern California after also being recruited by Auburn, Maryland, Georgetown, and Seton Hall among others. He’ll have […] → Read More

Arkansas Guard Desi Sills Enters Transfer Portal

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas junior guard and Jonesboro native Desi Sills announced on Wednesday that he intends to enter the transfer portal. His announcement comes less than 48 hours after the 10th-ranked Razorbacks’ 81-72 loss to No. 3 Baylor in the NCAA tournament Elite Eight on Monday. A preseason All SEC second-team pick after averaging […] → Read More