UA flips to Sutton style with Bielema

Posted: December 26, 2012 at 2:17 a.m.

Many coaches’ names were mentioned in newspapers and on television and radio, but Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long kept his cards so close to his vest that he shocked the whole nation when it was announced that Wisconsin’s Bret Bielema was Arkansas’ new head coach.

Veteran Arkansas basketball fans remembering and respecting Eddie Sutton’s and Nolan Richardson’s contrasting approaches learned to appreciate both Hall of Fame coaches’ styles.

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Sports, Pages 14 on 12/26/2012


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