Razorback Expats

Where in the World is Charles Balentine?

Charles Balentine remains well-known among Razorback fans for hitting the 3rd biggest shot in Arkansas history (we'll give you two guesses as to what #1 and #2 are), but many other details of his storied career are slipping away into the mists of time.

Tuesday Hodge Podge

Razorback news and notes from around the web (warning: some of these links aren't exactly timely, but then again you probably already knew not to count on us for hot-off-the-presses info): * Nate Allen rips Jeff Long a new one (he even busts out the Y-word).

Welcome to Expat Status, Jonathan Luigs

This year's NFL draft has come and gone. ESPN can put Mel Kiper back in the closet, or he can go back to the Pentecostal Church he pastors.

Q&A: Greg Skulman, Part 4

It's time now for the fourth and final installment of our Q&A with former Arkansas basketball player Greg Skulman (here's part 1, part 2 and part 3).

Wilson vs Mallett: There Can Only Be One

The dog days of the offseason don't bring a lot of genuinely exciting news, but tomorrow (Thursday) actually promises to be a rare exception.

Q&A: Greg Skulman, Part 2

It's time for the second part of our Q&A with former Razorback basketball player Greg Skulman (here's part 1).

Q&A: Greg Skulman, Part 3

Drama. Intrigue.

Q&A: Greg Skulman, Part 1

If you've come here looking for a detailed breakdown of Saturday's Red-White game, you are bound to be, uh, disappointed.

Now What Do We Do? Tips on Surviving Until Fall Practice

It seems like ages have passed since Casey Dick went out a winner in Little Rock last November.

Wally Hall Remixed

I know we've been posting a lot of Wally Hall content lately, and although I worry a bit about running that theme into the ground, it's the offseason and pickings are slim.

Did Coach K Get Strip Searched at the Canadian Border?

One has to wonder about that after reading the Ol' Greybeard's column from this morning.

A Very Simulating Experience

Well, the college basketball season is officially over (of course, for Razorback fans it's been over for a few weeks now, if not longer).

Wally Watch: March 31, 2009

Wally Watch: Where we read Wally Hall so you don't have to. March 31, 2009: TV deal gives SEC basketball a rebound shot Primary Theme: The SEC's recent television deal with ESPN will help raise the conference's sagging basketball efforts.

Done Deal: The Dribble Drive is Coming to Lexington

Perhaps the state of Kentucky and the city of Memphis can begin the process of recovering from their collective nervous breakdowns.

Report: Mike Newell Will Not Be Named UK Coach

Neither, apparently, will Herb Hilgeman. According to a USA report, Kentucky officials have inexplicably passed over those two coaching legends and are about to nab a guy who's merely led his team to the Sweet 16 four years in a row, made it to last year's championship game and has compiled an insanely good recruiting class for next year, members of which could very well decide to join him in Lexington.

Rick Loves John

Rick Pitino went on quite the rant when asked about the UK coaching vacancy over the weekend.

For Those of You Who Wanted Billy Gillispie in Fayetteville Two Years Ago

It seems that he's now available. So, who's going to replace him?

From the SI Archives: 1985-86 Basketball Preview

Every Razorback fan over a certain age surely remembers Nolan Richardson's first season as head coach as being confusing (those polka-dot shirts), transitional (suddenly the players were running a lot more) and ultimately very dispiriting (that 12-16 final record after 11 years of success under Eddie Sutton was pretty shocking).

Marcus Monk's Car for Sale and Other Hodge Podge Links

* Spring football practice started this week, and since we laid off our interns recently we can't possibly keep up with the full stream of info coming out of Fayetteville.

Should He Stay or Should He Go?

Today's newspapers are reporting that junior forward Michael Washington is considering declaring himself eligible for the NBA draft.