FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Just less than a week after his name first popped up in the Arkansas coaching search, Nevada coach Eric Musselman could be headed to Fayetteville.
Multiple national reports have surfaced that indicated Musselman and Arkansas are in the final stages of working out a deal that would lock him in with the Razorbacks.
Sources: Nevada’s Eric Musselman is finalizing a deal to become the next head coach at Arkansas. Official announcement expected soon.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 7, 2019
Arkansas is in negotiations with Nevada coach Eric Musselman and, barring a last-minute collapse, he will be the next coach for the Razorbacks, source told @Stadium
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) April 7, 2019
Multiple sources close to the situation confirmed to 5NEWS sports director Bobby Swofford that the deal could be finalized before the end of Sunday.
Musselman led Nevada to 110 wins during his four seasons as head coach, while winning no fewer than 24 games, while guiding the Wolf Pack to three NCAA Tournament appearances. Nevada was ranked as high as No. 5 in the national polls during the 2018-19 season. The Wolf Pack won the Mountain West Conference regular season title and was No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament before losing to Florida in the first round.
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