Matt Jones has been the online sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and NWA Media since 2010. He is also a feature writer for Hawgs Illustrated magazine and is currently pursuing a Master's degree at the University of Arkansas.
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Best Sports Memories: Watching Arkansas' basketball national championship in 1994; being at the Georgia Dome when the tornado hit during the 2008 SEC Tournament; countless hours spent at Baum Stadium in the spring.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Noodles, Penguin Ed's and Mojitos
Education: University of Arkansas
BJ Young suspended two games
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/WILLIAM MOORE Arkansas' BJ Young drives against Michigan's Trey Burke Saturday, January 21, 2011 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas guard BJ Young has been suspended two games for a violation of team rules.
Young, a preseason all-SEC selection, wasn't in the lineup for the Razorbacks' exhibition game against LeMoyne-Owen on Monday and won't play in Arkansas' regular season opener against Sam Houston State on Friday.
As a freshman last season, Young averaged a team-leading 15.3 points per game for the Razorbacks.