May 23rd, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees approved naming the men’s basketball team’s practice gym after former coach Eddie Sutton at their May meeting Thursday in Little Rock. The gym, located inside the Razorbacks’ Basketball Performance Center, will be known as the Eddie Sutton Men’s Basketball Practice Gym. The vote took place two months after trustees approved naming the court at Bud Walton Arena after former coach Nolan Richardson. At that meeting, trustees asked UA Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek and Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz to return in May with an idea for honoring Sutton, who coached at Arkansas for 11 seasons from 1974-85. -Matt Jones and Emily Walkenhorst, nwaonline. Read More.

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