Arkansas

Ruta promoted to assistant coach at Arkansas

After serving three years as the Razorback men’s basketball director of operations, Anthony Ruta has been promoted to assistant coach, Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman announced today. “We are excited and fortunate to have Anthony make this progression on our staff,” Musselman said. “His tireless work ethic and overall basketball knowledge led us to hire

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Arkansas assistant Moser resigns

Arkansas assistant men’s basketball coach Clay Moser has announced his resignation. Moser had been on the Razorback’s staff for the past three seasons, and was a long-time NBA assistant before that. Here is the message that he posted on Twitter earlier this morning:

Arkansas’ Musselman out at least two games following surgery; Smart to serve as Interim Head Coach

University of Arkansas head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman had successful surgery today to repair a full tear of the supraspinatus tendon and partial tears to the infraspinatus and subscapularis tendons in his left shoulder. Coach Musselman is expected to miss at least two games, starting with the Razorbacks’ game at LSU this Saturday (Jan.

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 11/10/21

With Buzz Williams serving a two-game suspension, Texas A&M assistant coach Devin Johnson will get his first opportunity to serve as a Division I head coach tonight when the Aggie men’s basketball team opens the regular season against North Florida. More HERE. The St. Louis University Men’s Basketball team paid tribute to former assistant coach

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Daily News – 11/1/21

Former UMass assistant Tony Bergeron has been named as the head coach of the national boys team at First Love Christian Academy in Pittsburgh. Bergeron had his contract bought out at UMass this past spring after spending two seasons on Matt McCall’s staff. The former head coach at Woodstock Academy (CT), had seven of his

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REPORT: Arkansas’ Patrick headed to Oklahoma

According to Jon Rothstein, Arkansas associate head coach David Patrick will depart to accept a similar position on Porter Moser’s staff at Oklahoma. Last season was Patrick’s first with the Razorbacks, following a two-year stint as the head coach at Cal Riverside. In addition to his most recent role at Arkansas, Patrick also serves as

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Musselman signs new 5-yr deal at Arkansas

Coming off the program’s first NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearance in more than 25 years, the University of Arkansas has signed head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman to a new employment agreement that could extend Musselman’s tenure in Fayetteville through at least the 2028 season. The new five–year agreement will run from May 1, 2021

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Hoop Insights: The Muss Bus is Rolling

by Aaron Hanshaw | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy Every year, as the end of the regular season nears, we see some top teams falter in surprising ways. Top-ranked teams go down to bottom-feeders, and streaks come to an end. Whether it’s players with an eye on the postseason or just a lack of respect for teams at

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Daily News & Notes – 1/4/21

Happy New Year! Here is 2021’s first installment of the Daily News & Notes from though out the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky’s John Calipari got ejected Saturday night in a game that saw the Wildcats snap a 6-game losing streak with a 2OT win at Mississippi State. According to ESPN, Calipari said he didn’t

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Daily News & Notes – 12/30/20

Today’s news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Liberty basketball coach Ritchie McKay has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will miss this week’s games at Lipscomb. He received the positive test result earlier this week and has experienced some mild symptoms. Since learning of the positive test result, McKay has

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