The Arkansas Razorbacks men’s basketball team takes the field to open Tuesday night’s regular season game, including third-year coach Eric Musselman – and he hits the court in style.
Musselman tweeted that he would increase his “set” of shoes this year.
It all starts Tuesday evening.
Musselman previewed the pair of shoes he would wear on opening night, a custom pair of Nike Air Force Ones.
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The shoes are hand painted with each nickname, first name or last name of each player on the team. They were created by Marla Burleson.
“[Musselman] it’s great to work with who he allows me to create what I think will be the most beautiful, ”said Burleson.
Burleson says Coach Musselman will be wearing more custom shoes throughout the season than she hand-painted. She said she had already completed 10 but was working more.
“I’m thrilled that fans are seeing all of the upcoming shoes throughout the season,” said Burleson. “We have some great designs in store for Razorback fans! “
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The excitement only grew when Musselman tweeted a photo of his entire outfit for the first game.
Fans were quick to comment on Musselman’s shoes and childish demeanor.
Trisha Easto is a digital producer for the USA Today Network. You can find her on Twitter @trishaanicole