FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas guard Michael Qualls had been frustrated throughout Southeastern Conference play, struggling to find room to roam against defenses determined to take away his athleticism.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas guard Michael Qualls produced plenty of highlights in nonconference play, establishing himself as the Razorbacks’ top scorer behind a handful of impressive dunks, hustle buckets and 3-point shots.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson was impressed by No. 10 Florida’s persistence in Bud Walton Arena on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas had plenty of confidence entering its Southeastern Conference opener, believing its road woes were a thing of the past.
FAYETTEVILLE — Rory Segrest had only spoken to Arkansas coach Bret Bielema once before the interview process that led to his eventual hiring last week.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson was wondering how his team would handle its first Southeastern Conference test and got a good indication on the Razorbacks’ first possession Wednesday night.
Robbie Neiswanger was honored Thursday by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson has said many times his 2013-14 team is much different from his first two seasons with the Razorbacks.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said earlier this week he was close to hiring his new defensive line coach.
FAYETTEVILLE — Forward Coty Clarke is only in his second season with the Arkansas basketball program.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is still working to hire a replacement for defensive line coach Charlie Partridge, who left the program to become head coach at Florida Atlantic last month.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas guard Anthlon Bell didn’t begin to crawl out of his scoring slump by knocking down a long-range shot against High Point last Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has to hire one assistant after Charlie Partridge was named Florida Atlantic’s head coach earlier this month.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson set a goal for his team before Saturday’s game against High Point. He wanted the Razorbacks to crank up the intensity on defense and record 40 deflections in the nonconference test.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas has two games remaining before it opens Southeastern Conference play at Texas A&M on Jan. 8.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is uncomfortable with this routine.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas forward Bobby Portis was happy for a number of reasons after the Razorbacks’ annual game in North Little Rock last Saturday.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Bobby Portis and Alandise Harris both scored in double figures during their homecoming Saturday night.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Too bad that South Alabama’s Mychal Ammons is only 6-foot-6 and teammate Augustine Ribot is only an inch taller. Simply put, they are not tall enough to provide a legitimate read on Arkansas’ 6-foot-10 freshmen Bobby Portis and Moses Kingsley.
FAYETTEVILLE — Bobby Portis was in Verizon Arena two years ago to watch Arkansas’ 87-78 loss to Houston.