FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Nolan Richardson will receive the
Honorary Alumni Award from the Black Alumni Society of the Arkansas
The former Arkansas basketball coach will be the featured guest
at the BAS reunion April 16-19. His 1994 national championship
team, honored recently by the university at a basketball game, will
receive special recognition that weekend.
Former Arkansas basketball player Ronnie Brewer is also being
recognized. He'll receive the Community Service Award.
Richardson was fired in 2002 and later lost a discrimination
lawsuit against the school, but relations have thawed recently, and
Richardson was welcomed back for the 1994 team's ceremony about
three weeks ago.