Mike Anderson leaves Missouri to coach Arkansas

Mike Anderson left Missouri to become the new head basketball coach at Arkansas. Photo by Mike Frandsen.

Mike Anderson has accepted the job as the basketball coach at Arkansas after coaching the last five years at Missouri.  He also coached Alabama-Birmingham from 2002 to 2006 and was an assistant at Arkansas from 1985 to 2002. Anderson coached under former Razorbacks coach Nolan Richardson, who lead Arkansas to the national title in 1994.

Anderson’s teams made the NCAA tournament six out of the last nine years including this season, when Missouri lost to Cincinnati in the opening round.

Mike Anderson, seen here coaching Missouri against Cincinnati in the 2011 NCAA tournament, is the new basketball coach at Arkansas. Photo by Mike Frandsen.

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