Arkansas Basketball, 1930s

Schmidt’s Razorbacks won four straight SWC titles from 1926-1929. He parlayed that success into a head coaching job at conference rival Texas Christian University, departing Arkansas in 1930. Still, Schmidt’s imprint on the program lingered, as fans had nicknamed Arkansas’ rustic gym “Schmidt’s Barn.”

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