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 working on his 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
Diamond Hogs have 19 TV games
Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn speaks with reporters Friday afternoon after the Razorbacks' practice at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas' baseball team will be televised 19 times during the 2014 regular season, including three on ESPN networks.
The Razorbacks will have 17 of 30 conference games televised along with an additional two nonconference games. Among them are the "Thursday Night SEC Baseball Game of the Week" broadcast against South Carolina on April 3 on ESPNU and a noon game against Vanderbilt on Easter Sunday, April 20 on ESPN.
Arkansas also has an April 12 game against LSU scheduled to appear on ESPN2.
The Razorbacks are ranked No. 25 by Baseball America heading into the season. Arkansas hosts Appalachian State Friday in the season opener.
2014 Arkansas Baseball TV Games
March 14 Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 6 p.m./SUN
March 15 Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 6 p.m./FSFL
March 16 Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 6 p.m./FSFL
March 23 Alabama, Fayetteville, 1 p.m./CST
March 26 Miss. Valley State, North Little Rock, 6:30 p.m./CST
April 1 Nebraska , Fayetteville, 6:30 p.m./CST
April 3 South Carolina, Fayetteville, 7 p.m./ESPNU
April 5 South Carolina, Fayetteville, 6 p.m./CST
April 11 LSU, Baton Rouge, La., 7 p.m./CST
April 12 LSU, Baton Rouge, La., Noon/ESPN2
April 13 LSU, Baton Rouge, La., 1 p.m./CST
April 19 Vanderbilt, Fayetteville, 6 p.m./CST
April 20 Vanderbilt, Fayetteville, Noon/ESPN
April 25 Auburn, Fayetteville, 6:30 p.m./CST
May 3 Ole Miss, Oxford, Miss., 2:15 p.m./FSN
May 4 Ole Miss, Oxford, Miss., 1:30 p.m./CSS
May 10 Texas A&M, Fayetteville, 6 p.m./CST
May 16 Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 6 p.m./CST
May 17 Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 3 p.m./CST