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Nolan Richardson III, son of ex-Arkansas coach, dies

Oklahoman Modified: May 14, 2012 at 1:35 pm •  Published: May 14, 2012

TULSA (AP) — Police in Tulsa, Okla., say Nolan Richardson III — the son of former Arkansas and Tulsa basketball coach Nolan Richardson — has been found dead in his home.

Officer Jason Willingham said Monday that Richardson III's wife found her husband dead in a chair in their Tulsa home about 3 p.m. Sunday. A cause of death was not immediately released but Willingham said the 47-year-old's death appears to be due to natural causes.

Richardson III was known as “Notes” and served as an assistant to his father at Arkansas and later as head coach at Tennessee State. has disabled the comments for this article.


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