Arkansas Basketball, 1980s

Hastings and Reed were joined the next year by star transfer Darrell Walker. Reloaded for 1981, No. 20 Arkansas opened the season in the Great Alaskan Shootout. Playing three top 15 teams in three days, Arkansas fell to No. 13 North Carolina in the championship game. But the tone had been set: Arkansas could win without the Triplets.

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