Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
UA freshman sets record in win over Alabama
Arkansas forward Bobby Portis (10) and guard Coty Clarke (4) celebrate after an alley-oop dunk during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Alabama, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)
On college football's national signing day, Arkansas' biggest basketball recruit in years stole the headlines.
Bobby Portis was the fifth Arkansas freshman to score at least 30 points in a game. Here is a look at the best games by a Razorbacks freshman.
Bobby Portis, 35 points vs. Alabama, 2014
Scotty Thurman, 34 points vs. Missouri, 1992
Scotty Thurman, 34 points vs. Ole Miss, 1993
George Kok, 32 points vs. Texas A&M, 1945
BJ Young, 31 points vs. Florida, 2012
Joe Johnson, 30 points vs. Mississippi State, 2000
This story is only available from the WholeHogSports archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95. Click here to search for this story in the archives.