Eric Musselman, Arkansas basketball coach pays homage to NCAA Tournament Buffalo host site with the custom shoes he will wear on the court when the Razorbacks play Vermont Thursday to start March Madness.
Musselman, who is embraced Buffalo’s sports scene through shirts and social media posts since learning the Razorbacks were heading to New York to play the Catamounts, unveiled the shoes Thursday morning on Twitter.
Designed by a teacher from Texas Marla Burlesonthe kicks feature the Buffalo skyline on one side and the logo of the KeyBank Center, which hosts the tournament’s early rounds, on the other.
“We think it’s an important part for us to embrace wherever we are,” Musselman said when asked about representing Buffalo’s professional sports teams through the jerseys he’s worn in practices. before the tournament.
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The coach’s custom shoes for Thursday’s game also feature a giant Razorbacks logo and the words “HOG INVASION!” The backs include a couple, “WPS” for good measure.
See Musselman’s NCAA Tournament shoes below.
As the shoes point out, Arkansas is in the western region of the NCAA Tournament. The Razorbacks are the fourth seed in the region with an overall record of 25-8.
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Arkansas’ No. 4 and Vermont’s No. 13 kicked off at 8:20 p.m. CT Thursday. The game will be broadcast on TNT.