LOOK: Arkansas provides initial look at Nolan Richardson Court inside Bud Walton Arena
It’s a historic day for the Arkansas basketball program as the school has finally voted to name the court inside Bud Walton Arena after the great Nolan Richardson.
The school’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted on the decision, which will go into effect prior to the start of the next basketball season in Fayetteville.
Following the news, Arkansas AD Hunter Yurachek issued the following statement confirming the news:
“Today is a historic day for Razorback Athletics and for our state. Coach Nolan Richardson is a college basketball legend and a trailblazer on and off the court. Now each time a University of Arkansas team takes the basketball court at Bud Walton Arena, fans in the venue and throughout the nation will be reminded of Coach Richardson’s many accomplishments and his lasting legacy.”
Along with that statement, Arkansas also provided the first look at Nolan Richardson Court: