In Memoriam: Former TSU Hoops Coach Nolan “Notes” Richardson III

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Several sources said Nolan Richardson III died Sunday at 44.He’s the son of former Arkansas basketball Coach Nolan Richardson.He was also a former Razorbacks assistant coach.Nolan Richardson III lived in Tulsa.

He was TSU Head Hoops coach from 2000-2003.


TSU Athletics Statement on Nolan Richardson III

Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee State University Athletics Director Teresa Phillips has released the following statement following the death of former men’s basketball coach Nolan Richardson III:

“I was very saddened yesterday to hear of the death of Nolan Richardson III. My thoughts immediately went to his wife, children and of course his father. My deepest condolences go out to the Richardson family during this very difficult time in their lives.”

Richardson III spent two-plus seasons at the helm of the Big Blue basketball program from 2000 until 2003. He compiled a record of 23-41 during his time at Tennessee State.



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