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Dusty Hannahs to Join Team Arkansas at TBT

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Dusty Hannahs is set to join some of the best players in recent Razorback basketball memory in a winner-take-all tournament this summer! The Basketball Tournament (TBT) is a winner-take-all, open application tournament largely comprised of college alumni teams, though it is not a requirement. The winning team takes home $1,000,000.

Team Arkansas has entered the tournament a couple of times and has an overall record of 1-2, advancing to the second round only once. This summer, they’ll enter the field of 64 with arguably their best roster to date, including recent stars like Jaylen Barford, Jimmy Whitt, and now Dusty Hannahs.

Dusty Hannahs Arkansas Career

After two seasons at Texas Tech, Dusty Hannahs transferred to Arkansas for the 2015-16 season where he started 20 of 32 games played and averaged 16.5 PPG on 43% 3-point shooting. In fact, Hannahs finished 2nd in the SEC and 19th nationally in 3P% that season. Over his two seasons with the Hogs, he accumulated 1047 points and 155 made 3-pointers.

Dusty Hannahs Professional Career

After college, Hannahs has spent most of his time on NBA G-League rosters trying to earn a permanent call-up to the league. From 2017-2020, Hannahs played for the Grizzlies G-League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In the 2019-20 season, Hannahs aceraged 21.4 PPG, 2.2 RPG, 2.1 APG, and 44.7% 3P while starting 24 of his 37 games played.

Most recently, Hannahs played for the Santa Cruz Warriors, the Golden State Warriors’ G-League affiliate, in the NBA’s condensed G-League season in 2020-21 where he averaged 11.5 PPG on 39.3% from distance.

Hannahs’ dream was realized when he earned a call-up to the Memphis Grizzlies in both 2019 and 2020 when he appeared in two games in both seasons. In the 2020 season, he hit 2-3 attempts from distance and scored 12 points across two games.

Team Arkansas Roster

GM | Sonny Weems

A former Razorback with stints in the NBA and a very successful career overseas. He averaged 13.3 PPG, 4.6 RPG, and 2.3 APG during his two seasons at Arkansas from 2006-2008.

Head Coach | Monty Patel

An up-and-coming Arkansas coach that has already won a State Title with Jacksonville High School. Patel has coached at three of the top programs in the state and helped develop multiple D1, D2, and JUCO players including current Razorback, Devo Davis.

Dusty Hannahs

Played for the Hogs from 2015-2017 and averaged 15.4 PPG, 2.0 RPG, and 41% 3P across 68 games played. One of the all-time greatest Razorback shooters joins an already loaded roster for a run at the million!

Jaylen Barford

Played for the Hogs from 2016-2018 and averaged 15.3 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 2.3 APG, and 1.1 SPG. One of the most electric players in TBT history averaged 25.7 PPG, 6.7 RPG, and 5.7 APG during his 2019 TBT run!

Jimmy Whitt

Played for the Hogs in 2015-2016 and 2019-2020. During his senior season, he averaged 14.0 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 2.2 APG, and 1.4 SPG before having his season cut short due to COVID-19. Now he gets a chance to finish what he started with a great group of former Hogs.

Chris Coffey

Coffey played for Georgetown (Ky.) in 2020 where he took home NAIA National Player of the Year honors after averaging a nation-leading 12.7 RPG along with shooting 63.9% from the field. He averaged 12.3 PPG, 8.6 RPG, and 2.2 SPG on 54.5 % shooting in Latvia this year.

Hunter Mickelson

Played for the Hogs from 2011-2013 and averaged 5.3 PPG and 3.5 RPG before transferring to Kansas for his final two years of college. The 6’10 big man averaged 14.5 PPG, 7.4 RPG, and 1.2 BPG during a recent season in Latvia.

CJ Jones

Played for the Hogs from 2016-2018 and averaged 4.9 PPG while shooting 39.3% from distance. During his freshman season, Jones hit 50.0% of his 3-point attempts.

Arlando Cook

Played for the Hogs from 2016-2018 and averaged 2.4 PPG and 2.1 RPG. During his most recent season in Iraq, Cook averaged a double-double tallying 24.2 PPG and 10.4 RPG.

Dustin Thomas

Thomas played for the Hogs from 2016-2017 where he averaged 5.2 PPG and 3.9 RPG. The 6’7 forward recently put up a 22-pts, 14-reb performance to secure the 30th double-double of his professional career through 92 games.

Josh Hagins

The lone non-Hog on the team played his four seasons of college ball at UALR where he averaged 11.5 PPG and 3.7 APG over his collegiate career, including his senior season in which he averaged 13.2 PPG and 4.7 APG. Hagins is currently averaging 11.6 PPG, 4.0 APG, and 3.5 RPG in Greece.

Markel Crawford

Crawford played 3 years at Memphis and averaged 12.8 PPG, 4.4 RPG, and 1.4 SPG during his junior season. He spent each of the last 2 years in the NBA G-League with the Memphis Hustle and Agua Caliente Clippers, averaging 10.5 PPG both years.

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