Arkansas Basketball, 1970s

In four years at Arkansas, Van Eman compiled an underwhelming 39-65 record with no postseason appearances. His 1973 team lost to Texas Tech in the season’s penultimate game. A win would’ve put Arkansas on track for the tournament. Still, the 1973 team finished 16-10 — 9-5 in conference — and Van Eman was recognized for guiding Arkansas to its best season in 16 years (and first winning season in seven years) with SWC Coach of the Year honors.

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