Arkansas tabs Jimmy Dykes as women's hoops coach

By The Sports Network
March 30, 2014 - 1:03pm

Fayetteville, AR ( - The University of Arkansas announced
the hiring of former ESPN analyst Jimmy Dykes as its head women's basketball
coach on Sunday.

Dykes, a graduate of Arkansas and three-year letterman on the basketball team, was named the eighth head women's coach in Razorback history and replaces Tom Collen, who was relieved of his duties Friday after seven seasons at the helm.

"After meeting with him and discussing our program, it was clear to me that Jimmy Dykes is not only the best leader for our women's basketball program, but also the be