Arkansas-Little Rock Rumors & News

  • Chris Beard on verge of signing 5-year deal to coach UNLV

    ESPN "UNLV is expected to hire Arkansas-Little Rock's Chris Beard as its next head coach, sources told ESPN. Beard met with UNLV officials over the weekend and is on the verge of signing a five-year deal." March 28

  • Iowa State avoids Purdue's fate against Little Rock

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Arkansas-Little Rock stopped Purdue's big men to post an improbable upset on Thursday, but the Trojans were no match for Georges Niang. Niang scored 28 points, Matt Thomas had 16 and fourth-seeded Iowa State beat No. 12 Little Rock 78-61 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament's..." March 19

  • Little Rock stuns Purdue in double overtime

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- With its season on the line, Little Rock turned to its senior guard to lead the way. Josh Hagins came through and the Trojans joined the growing list of Cinderella teams who took down a big program. Hagins scored 29 of his career-high 31 points after halftime, including six..." March 17

  • Arkansas-Little Rock coach broke hand punching white board, will coach in tournament

    Larry Brown Sports "Chris Beard, the head coach of the 12th seeded Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans, will coach in the NCAA Tournament with an injury. It’s an injury that he suffered while punching a white board during the Sun Belt tournament final. Beard broke his right hand at halftime of Sunday’s final in..." March 17

  • Arkansas-Little Rock 70, Louisiana-Monroe 50

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Roger Woods had 19 points and nine rebounds and Arkansas-Little Rock claimed the Sun Belt's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with a 70-50 victory over Louisiana-Monroe in Sunday's conference tournament title game at New Orleans. Junior guard Marcus Johnson Jr. scored 14..." March 13