Building of practice facility begins as UA freezes over

Posted: December 8, 2013 at 1:32 a.m.

University of Arkansas chancellor G. David Gearhart, women's head basketball coach Tom Collen, men's head basketball coach Mike Anderson, and athletic director Jeff Long throw dirt during the official groundbreaking for the new Razorback Basketball Performance Center Saturday afternoon in Fayetteville.

Arkansas held its ground-breaking ceremony for a basketball practice facility as scheduled Saturday, even if the grass area where it will be built resembled the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field.

Basketball Practice Facility Groundbreaking

Arkansas women's basketball coach Tom Collen, men's basketball coach Mike Anderson and athletics director Jeff Long speak at the groundbreaking for the basketball practice facility on Saturday. (By Logan Wilson)
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