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Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 11:00 am  |  9 responses

Mike Anderson Set to Leave Missouri for Arkansas

CBS Sports has the 411: “Missouri coach Mike Anderson is close to reaching an agreement in principle to become Arkansas‘ men’s basketball coach, but a deal has not been finalized and no formal introduction is planned for Sunday, a source close to the Arkansas program told CBSSports.com late Saturday… [Anderson's] Tigers lost to Cincinnati in the Round of 64 on Thursday. Arkansas is looking for a coach because it fired John Pelphrey last Sunday. Pelphrey made one NCAA tournament in four years.”

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  • Shameless

    Deal not finalized and no formal introduction planned… what a scoop (I hope). A story before the story officially happens

  • http://www.hoopsvibe.com/features/overdribbling chiqo

    is arkansas a better job than missouri? seems like a lateral move.

  • Zarfan

    Don’t really see the sense in this.

  • rob stewart

    He has roots in Arkansas. I think he was an assistant there under Nolan Richardson for years. So even though it’s a lateral move it may suit him better

  • darkside

    Introducing the new Missouri coach LARRY BROWN.
    GO! LARRY

  • http://yahoo.com hogman56

    theres noway its a lateral move its a big step up the man has hawg blood in his veins not tiger blood

  • Sean

    Maybe journalists now will stop using Twitter as a “source.” Sorry to say, but journalists need to start doing a little more leg work, instead of throwing out garbage.

  • http://Slam Buddydog

    I am a Razorback fan, Mike belongs in Ar., He
    and Nolan made Ar. a basketball powerhouse with
    thier recuriting and 40 mins. of pressure defence. It all happened in Ar., and in 2 yrs.
    with Mike, Ar. will be in the Final 4 again,
    this is a matter of fact. Mike, Please come home.

  • Ape 167

    Don’t do it……What the heck is wrong with you Mike. Do you believe the rednecks that ran Nolan out of town are gone. Hell that state wants Mike Huckabee to be president.

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