Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy, Biletnikoff Award and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt was awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year in 2000 and 2015.
UA women No. 23
Arkansas women’s Coach Tom Collen talks with his team during the first half of Friday’s game against Northwestern State at Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Arkansas won 80-41.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas women’s basketball team moved up to No. 23 in Monday’s Associated Press Top 25. The Razorbacks (12-1), who beat Coppin State 71-57 last Friday night, were No. 25 a week ago, which marked their first ranking in two years.
Arkansas, which has won nine consecutive games since losing to No. 17 Oklahoma 73-70 on Nov. 23 in Hawaii, opens SEC play at Auburn on Thursday night.
The Razorbacks then play No. 24 Texas A&M on Sunday in Walton Arena.
Sports, Pages 18 on 01/01/2013