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Arkansas hires Jimmy Dykes

Updated: March 30, 2014, 11:14 PM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Jimmy Dykes stood near the same spot on the Bud Walton Arena court where he once proposed to his wife, Tiffany.

The answer from the several hundred Arkansas fans in attendance at a news conference to introduce the ESPN analyst as the school's new women's basketball coach was once again a resounding "yes."

Surrounded by friends and family, Dykes -- a longtime northwest Arkansas resident -- was welcomed back to his first coaching job in more than 20 years on Sunday ...

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