Former Cat John Pelphrey and his Razorbacks only averaging 6,824 fans a game

Bud Walton Arena - photo by Will Flowers
Bud Walton Arena - photo by Will Flowers

coach eased his 6-foot, 7-inch frame into one of the plush, black leather seats that now populate courtside at Bud Walton Arena. Razorback players had just finished a shootaround before a December nonconference game and Pelphrey was taking a moment to gather his thoughts and soak in his surroundings hours before tip-off in a place billed as “The Basketball Palace of Mid-America.”  Read article.