Coach Haith has helped mitigate the response from MIZZOU fans when CMA brings his hogs into MIZZOU Arena, but seriously, he will not enjoy his 1st trip back as the oppossing coach! MIZ!
Ask an Arkansas fan and you’ll learn that their coach, Mike Anderson, left Missouri with a Top 10 caliber team. Ask a Missouri fan and you’ll be told that Anderson fled town out a back door without taking questions and that he’d recruited so poorly that new coach Frank Haith has had to build his new squad with transfers.
Needless to say, there might be some bad blood when Anderson and Arkansas face Missouri twice in hoops this season. Just don’t suggest that to Anderson:
“It’s going to be another conference game. It just got a little more interesting because me and my staff coached there, and we still have some players over there as well.”
Actually, those games will be a lot more interesting due to Anderson’s departure from Columbia for Fayetteville. No spin can change that.