FAYETTEVILLE - Cullen Gassaway is Mr. Clutch. Tucker Pennell is the King of the Extra-Base Hit.
FAYETTEVILLE - Louisiana Tech. Eastern Illinois. Gonzaga. An undefeated start, 11-0, to the Arkansas baseball season has been tarnished by losses to those three teams.
The end felt a lot like air let out of a balloon. There was no pop. It was a slow release. And by the time the helium was emptied, things sort of just moved on.
FAYETTEVILLE - The coincidences are piling up now.
FAYETTEVILLE - There is a possibility Thursday in Nashville will be the last time anyone sees the Arkansas basketball team in the 2015-16 season.
FAYETTEVILLE - If there were a Most Improved Player award, Moses Kingsley might have won that, too.
FAYETTEVILLE - This time last year Arkansas was one game worse than it was today. Instead of 10-2, the baseball team’s current record, the Razorbacks were 9-3 as Gonzaga came to visit Baum Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE - Any other game Cullen Gassaway would have been the biggest deal. Bottom of the ninth, bases-loaded walk-offs are not an every day occurrence.
FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas lost its season-finale to South Carolina on Saturday afternoon at Bud Walton Arena.
FAYETTEVILLE - Dave Van Horn is beginning to file down his bullpen. He probably isn’t doing it the way he wanted, though.
FAYETTEVILLE - There is time for one last hurrah at Bud Walton Arena. Saturday afternoon’s game between South Carolina and Arkansas could serve as a memorial or a going-away party.
FAYETTEVILLE - Big sticks started it. Small ones finished it. In between, the staff ace continued to his good start.
FAYETTEVILLE - With the pressure off, the Arkansas baseball team can exhale for the next 10 games. Assuming they continue winning at the current pace or near it.
Year Two of the Jimmy Dykes era did not quite meet the same threshold as the inaugural season.
There goes another one.
FAYETTEVILLE - The hit never came. The first loss did.
FAYETTEVILLE - Two years ago the Arkansas and Alabama basketball teams were in complete opposite positions. It was almost this exact time that season, too.
FAYETTEVILLE - Hear ye, hear ye. Proclamations throughout northwest Arkansas decree the 2016 Diamond Hogs are the best team in Dave Van Horn’s tenure.
FAYETTEVILLE - The two newest members of the Arkansas coaching staff were introduced Monday at the Fred W. Smith Football Center.
FAYETTEVILLE - Even with little hanging in the balance Sunday, the Arkansas women’s basketball team acted like there was. The Razorbacks sent their lone senior, Melissa Wolff, out in style, beating Ole Miss, 60-49, in the regular-season finale.