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Monday 03/24
California
75
Basketball - Men
64
Tuesday 03/18
Indiana State
71
Basketball - Men
91
Thursday 03/13
South Carolina - 2nd Round
71
Basketball - Men
69
Saturday 03/08
Alabama
83
Basketball - Men
58
Wednesday 03/05
Ole Miss
80
Basketball - Men
110
Saturday 03/01
Georgia
75
Basketball - Men
87
Thursday 02/27
No. 17/15 Kentucky
67
Basketball - Men
71
Saturday 02/22
Mississippi State
69
Basketball - Men
73
Wednesday 02/19
South Carolina
64
Basketball - Men
71
Saturday 02/15
LSU
70
Basketball - Men
81
Thursday 02/13
Missouri
86
Basketball - Men
85
Saturday 02/08
Vanderbilt
75
Basketball - Men
77
Wednesday 02/05
Alabama
58
Basketball - Men
65
Saturday 02/01
LSU
88
Basketball - Men
74
Tuesday 01/28
Missouri
75
Basketball - Men
71
Saturday 01/25
Auburn
67
Basketball - Men
86
   
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Scotty Thurman
Position: Director of Student-Athlete Development
Alma Mater: Philander-Smith
Graduating Year: 2003
Experience: 4 Years
Phone: 479-575-3830
Email: rsthurma@uark.edu
Scotty Thurman bio
Courtesy: Patrick Pierson
No stranger to Arkansas Basketball, Scotty Thurman is in his fourth year as Director of Student-Athlete Development and third under head coach Mike Anderson. 

Thurman returned to the Razorbacks in 2010-11, after successful professional and business careers to assist the student-athletes associated with the men’s basketball program with their growth as individuals off the court.  He is responsible for coordinating and developing programs that enhance personal and career development, along with participating in various community service efforts. 

Along with his duties as a mentor to Arkansas’ student-athletes, Thurman is also charged with bridging the gap between Arkansas’ current and former players. Those results are evident, as Razorback greats like Ronnie Brewer, Joe Johnson, Lee Mayberry, and Todd Day, as well as others, have already heard the call of one of their own. 

Thurman assists with academics and he is a member of the Razorback Foundation’s External Operations Team and the Athletic Director’s Diversity Council, as well as the Never Yield steering committee.

As a player for the Razorbacks, Thurman’s three years were some of the most decorated in program history, as he helped lead Arkansas to an 85-19 record over that span. The only player in Arkansas history to be named to the All-SEC first team three times, Thurman still ranks 10th on Arkansas’ all-time scoring list with 1,650 points. He continues to hold Arkansas’ single-season record for three-pointers in a season with 102 and ranks second on the career three-point chart with 267. His signature moment, however, came in the finals of the 1994 NCAA Tournament when his three-point basket as time ticked down secured Arkansas a national championship against the Duke Blue Devils.

Following his first stint with the Razorbacks, Thurman played 11 seasons of professional basketball overseas in Lebanon, Greece, Cyprus and Italy. His successful pro career came to a close after the 2006 season and Little Rock, Arkansas, became his permanent home. There, he worked in the real estate field and, eventually, began working for Episcopal Collegiate School as Director of Community Relations, as well as being a teacher and coach.

Thurman received a bachelor’s degree from Philander Smith College in 2003 and his Masters in Secondary Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2012. He and his wife Regina have two children, Scotty Jr., and Romani.  Scotty Jr. is a sophomore at Arkansas and a walk-on receiver for the Razorback football team.

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