Open main menu

1990–91 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team

The 1990–91 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team represented the University of Arkansas in the 1990–91 college basketball season. The head coach was Nolan Richardson, serving for his sixth year. The team played its home games in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville, Arkansas. This was Arkansas' final season in the Southwest Conference. The school joined the Southeastern Conference the next season. The Hogs won their third straight, and final, SWC regular season and conference tournament championships. Arkansas was the #1 seed in the Southeast Regional, and defeated Georgia State, Arizona State, and Alabama, before losing to the Kansas Jayhawks in the Elite Eight.

1990–91 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball
Arkansas Razorbacks logo.svg
SWC Regular Season Champions
SWC Tournament Champions
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 2
1990–91 record34–4 (15–1 SWC)
Head coachNolan Richardson (6th season)
Assistant coachMike Anderson
Home arenaBarnhill Arena
Seasons
1990–91 Southwest Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Arkansas 15 1   .938     34 4   .895
#23 Texas 13 3   .813     23 9   .719
Houston 10 6   .625     18 11   .621
TCU 9 7   .563     18 10   .643
Rice 9 7   .563     16 14   .533
SMU 6 10   .375     12 17   .414
Baylor 4 12   .250     12 15   .444
Texas Tech 4 12   .250     8 23   .258
Texas A&M 2 14   .125     8 21   .276
1991 SWC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

1990–91 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 10 Todd Day 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Memphis, Tennessee
G 11 Lee Mayberry 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jr Tulsa, Oklahoma
C 25 Oliver Miller 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Jr Fort Worth, Texas
F 35 Isaiah Morris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Richmond, Virginia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

[1]

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season
Feb 26, 1991
No. 3 Baylor W 106–74  27–2
(15–0)
Barnhill Arena 
Fayetteville, AR
Mar 3, 1991
No. 3 at Texas L 86–99  28–3
(15–1)
Frank Erwin Center 
Austin, TX
SWC Tournament
Mar 8, 1991*
No. 5 vs. Texas A&M
SWC Tournament Quarterfinal
W 108–61  29–3
Reunion Arena 
Dallas, TX
Mar 9, 1991*
No. 5 vs. Rice
SWC Tournament Semifinal
W 109–80  30–3
Reunion Arena 
Dallas, TX
Mar 10, 1991*
No. 5 vs. No. 23 Texas
SWC Tournament Championship
W 120–89[2]  31–3
Reunion Arena 
Dallas, TX
NCAA Tournament
Mar 15, 1991*
(1 SE) No. 2 vs. (16 SE) Georgia State
First Round
W 117–76  32–3
Omni Coliseum 
Atlanta, GA
Mar 17, 1991*
(1 SE) No. 2 vs. (8 SE) Arizona State
Second Round
W 97–90  33–3
Omni Coliseum 
Atlanta, GA
Mar 21, 1991*
(1 SE) No. 2 vs. (4 SE) No. 19 Alabama
Regional Semifinal
W 93–70[3]  34–3
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, NC
Mar 23, 1991*
(1 SE) No. 2 vs. (3 SE) No. 12 Kansas
Regional Final
L 81–93[4]  34–4
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. SE=Southeast.

Sources[5][6]

RankingsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1990-91 Arkansas Razorbacks Roster and Stats". Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Farewell party // Hogs hit the road in style". Tulsa World. March 11, 1991. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "Arkansas Rolls Over Alabama". New York Times. March 22, 1991. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "Floored Jayhawks get up to KO Arkansas, 93-81". Baltimore Sun. March 24, 1991. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  5. ^ "1990–91 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  6. ^ "1990–91 Arkansas Basketball Schedule". hogstats.com. Retrieved May 19, 2019.