Scotty Thurman's moon shot over Antonio Lang with 1 second left on the shot clock. - Arkansas Razorbacks.com
Where did the 1994 Arkansas National Champions rank on ESPN's list of the Top 74 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Champions?
The 1994 Razorbacks had only one future NBA first-round pick -- forward Corliss Williamson -- but coach Nolan Richardson had a collection of tough, tenacious, blue-collar players, who were more than willing to wear down opponents with his "40 Minutes of Hell" defensive pressure. The Razorbacks were ranked No. 1 for 10 weeks during the regular season. After going 25-3, they were the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region and won their first five NCAA tournament games by at least eight points. In the national semifinals, Arkansas guards Corey Beck and Clint McDaniel smothered Arizona guards Damon Stoudamire and Khalid Reeves in a 91-82 victory. Against Duke in the championship game, Scotty Thurman hit a 3-pointer with 51 seconds left to lift Arkansas to a 76-72 victory and its first national championship. -- Mark Schlabach
Vote in the Poll where you think the Hogs were ranked? I'll put the answer in the comments.
Where do you think ESPN ranked Arkansas in order of Best National Championship team of the 74 that have won the NCAA tournament?
#1, Obviously! (26 votes)
#60 or something, ESPN hates Arkansas (71 votes)
#17, It's respectable. (89 votes)
#10, We really should've won in 1995, too. (104 votes)
290 total votes