Arkansas Fires John Pelphrey
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — John Pelphrey done his feelings transparent on his approach out during Arkansas.
The former Razorbacks coach, vocalization for a initial time given being dismissed by jaunty executive Jeff Long on Sunday, pronounced Monday that he didn’t feel he was given adequate time to finish a turnaround during a school.
“I do not determine with a preference yesterday to make a change,” Pelphrey said. “I do not. we positively do not. Obviously, we would...Read Full Story
The University of Arkansas has fired head basketball coach John Pelphrey after four disappointing seasons in Fayetteville.
The focus of recent NCAA investigations over recruiting violations, Pelphrey had three years remaining on his contract and will receive a negotiated buyout from Arkansas.
A former star guard at Kentucky, Pelphrey never seemed to be able to get the Razorbacks over the hump of mediocrity both in non-conference and SEC play.
Things did appear to be bright for the Arkansas...Read Full Story
Posted by CoHoops DeAnte Mitchell
March 13, 2011 was the day the Arkansas Razorbacks (18-13, 7-9) fired head coach John Pelphrey.
Coach Pelphrey started off hot at Arkansas, leading the Razorbacks to the second round of the NCAA tournament in his first year with the program.
Since then, Pelphrey had losing records during conference play and never was invited back to the big dance.
In his four seasons at Arkansas, Pelphrey accumulated a record of (69-59, 25-39).
Jeff Long, the athletic...Read Full Story
ANDY SHUPE Northwest Arkansas Times Arkansas freshman wing Jason Henry (1) drives the ball past Stephen F. Austin senior forward Josh Alexander during the first half of the Hogs' 67-51 win Dec. 20 in Bud Walton Arena. While home on a four-day holiday, these Razorbacks should be relieved to know coach John Pelphrey would sooner allow them pick up a Christmas turkey or pick up conversations with friends and family than play in a pickup game. He forbids them from pick-up games, in fact. Pick-up...Read Full Story
By CHRIS GIVENS
Published: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 PRINT E-MAIL
Arkansas Coach John Pelphrey was speaking to a crowd at the Downtown Tip-Off Club's season-opening meeting, but he might as well have been giving a locker room speech to his players, a young, inexperienced group who comprise a Razorbacks team that was picked to finish last in the SEC West. "Think about this," Pelphrey told a packed crowd at Wyndham Riverfront-Little Rock, "maybe more than any other team in Razorback history...Read Full Story
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