Bob Holt is in his fourth decade as a Razorbacks beat reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He began at the Arkansas Democrat in 1981 covering teams coached by Lou Holtz and Eddie Sutton.
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' run to the 1994 NCAA basketball title; covering all the conference and national titles won by John McDonnell's cross country and track and field teams; as a fan, the Detroit Tigers 1984 team, from 35-5 start to World Series champs.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Catfish Hole, Herman's and Hugo's
Education: University of Missouri
Verizon hardly Hogs’ hot spot
Anderson eyes better connection
Sophomore forward Hunter Mickelson, who scored a career-high 16 points against Robert Morris, said the players understand they need to stay sharp tonight. Mickelson blocks a shot during Arkansas' game against Houston last November at Verizon Arena. The Razorbacks have lost three straight games in North Little Rock.
The Arkansas men’s basketball team consistently has drawn enthusiastic crowds for its annual visits to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, but the fans haven’t had much to cheer about in recent seasons.
Sports, Pages 21 on 12/22/2012
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