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Portis picked 2nd-team All-American

FAYETTEVILLE – Two weeks after being named the SEC Player of the Year, Arkansas sophomore Bobby Portis was lauded by the Associated Press again on Monday by being named to the outlet’s All-America second team. The All-America distinction is the third of the year for Portis, while he is the program’s first AP All-American since 2006.

Hogs still awaiting Portis, Qualls decisions

FAYETTEVILLE — The mood in the basement level of Bud Walton Arena was chipper Friday. An April visitation may have been preferable for Mike Anderson, but considering the circumstances, the air was lighter than it has been in three previous years in early spring.

UA women look to stun Baylor

WACO, Texas — Jimmy Dykes and the Arkansas women’s basketball team are preparing for the second round of the NCAA Tournament and will take on No. 5 Baylor on the Bears’ home floor at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Waco, Texas.

Again, in the tournament, Hogs will face Heels

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Michael Qualls grows weary of the questions. He’s the best quote on the Arkansas basketball team and its second best player. Lately, he’s even been first-best. It’s not that he’d rather his game to do the talking. He’d simply prefer avoiding the canned queries.

Razorbacks survive late-night madness

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — With disappointment lingering, the SEC Player of the Year struggling and an upset brewing, it was a best-player-turned-role player who lifted Arkansas to its first NCAA Tournament win in eight years.