Arkansas Razorbacks Basketball Fans Have a Lot To Cheer About

Razorback ExpatsSenior Analyst IJanuary 7, 2009

The Hog Blogger asks us if we’re excited. Well, um, yeah. Like we haven’t been since  wa-a-a-a-y back, before Stan. Before the bad Latter-day Years of Nolan. Say, 1995.

And why should we be excited?

National Recognition. Seems like there’s a few folks out there taking notice. Dan Shanoff, writing on the Sporting News Blog, had this to say: 

If you had to pick an early-season Coach of the Year, why not John Pelphrey? He lost his top five scorers from a year ago, and his team is even better—no team in college hoops this season has notched a more impressive pair of wins.

And Andy Katz, over at ESPN, who normally doesn’t much care for things Hoggish, had this to say: “No team in the Big 12 this season may do what Arkansas just did: beat Oklahoma and Texas.”  (more…)