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35 years ago tonight, Keith Smart won IU a national title

INDIANAPOLIS — It has been 35 years since Keith Smart made Indiana University the national champions in men's basketball. On March 30, 1987, Smart's game-winning jumper in the closing seconds beat Syracuse, 74-73, to clinch the Hoosiers' fifth national title. Despite two trips to the Final Four since that night in New Orleans, including an appearance in the 2002 nationalh championship game, IU has not won another men's basketball championship.
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Arkansas basketball: Interim coach Keith Smart assesses Razorbacks' 65-58 win at LSU without Eric Musselman

Playing without Arkansas basketball coach Eric Musselman for the first time this season, the Razorbacks posted a 65-58 signature win over LSU on the road under interim coach Keith Smart with a spirited rally down the stretch. Musselman, who missed the game after shoulder surgery and spoke with the team via Zoom at halftime, watched his players rally under Smart with a 17-2 run over the final nine minutes of the game after trailing by eight.
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Arkansas coach Eric Musselman out two games for shoulder surgery; former NBA coach Keith Smart to lead team

Arkansas coach Eric Musselman will miss at least his team's next two games after undergoing shoulder surgery to repair injuries he suffered in a practice earlier this season, the school announced Thursday. First-year assistant coach Keith Smart -- a former NBA head coach for the Cavaliers, Warriors and Kings -- will serve as interim coach during Musselman's recovery.
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Five things to know about Arkansas men's basketball interim coach Keith Smart

Arkansas men's basketball coach Eric Musselman will miss Arkansas' next two games after having surgery Thursday to repair a shoulder injury. In his absence, assistant coach Keith Smart will serve as interim head coach. Smart joined Musselman's staff in May 2021 after more than two decades as an NBA coach. Here are five things to know about Arkansas' temporary leader. ...
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Keith Smart embracing journey from NBA head coach to college assistant

Eric Musselman's latest addition of Keith Smart to the coaching staff at Arkansas isn't the typical move made by most programs, and while nothing he does is really status quo this hire certainly looks to be a home run. As Smart makes the transition from a former NBA head coach to a college assistant, he has the luxury of learning from someone who has been on the exact same journey.
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Arkansas hires Keith Smart as assistant hoops coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas hired former NBA coach and Indiana University basketball star Keith Smart as an assistant coach on Wednesday. Smart is best known for hitting the game-winning shot for Indiana in the 1987 national championship game against Syracuse. He played for Arkansas coach Eric Musselman with the CBA’s Rapid City Thrillers and Florida Beachdogs and was an assistant on Musselman’s staff with the Golden State Warriors.
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Arkansas Razorbacks hire former Indiana Hoosiers star Keith Smart as assistant basketball coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas hired former NBA coach and Indiana basketball star Keith Smart as an assistant coach Wednesday. Smart, 56, is best known for hitting the game-winning shot for Indiana in the 1987 national championship game against Syracuse. He played for Arkansas coach Eric Musselman with the CBA's Rapid City Thrillers and Florida Beachdogs and was an assistant on Musselman's staff with the Golden State Warriors.
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Eric Musselman adds Keith Smart to coaching staff at Arkansas

Eric Musselman and the University of Arkansas have added Keith Smart to the coaching staff for the Razorbacks. He brings over two decades of NBA coaching experience to the Hogs including multiple stops as a head coach. “I am excited to be reunited with Coach Musselman, a person I’ve known...
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Keith Smart Joins Men's Basketball Staff

Keith Smart, an NBA head coach for three franchises and known for making one of the most iconic shots in NCAA Championship history, has been named men’s basketball assistant coach at the University of Arkansas, Razorback head coach Eric Musselman announced. Smart has a long history with Musselman both as...
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IU basketball legend Keith Smart hired as an assistant coach at Arkansas

An IU basketball legend is returning to the college game for the first time since he delivered a national championship in 1987. The University of Arkansas announced on Wednesday former IU great Keith Smart will be joining Eric Musselman’s staff as an assistant coach. Smart has a long history with...
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Hogs hire former NBA HC Keith Smart to fill vacant assistant coach position

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman has once again turned to a familiar face to fill a vacancy on his Razorbacks staff as former NBA head coach and journeyman assistant Keith Smart has been hired as an assistant coach. Smart — interim head coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers...
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