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
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Dave Van Horn is entering his 12th season as the Razorbacks' head coach.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas' game against Appalachian State today has been postponed one hour and is now scheduled to start at 4:05 p.m.
The Mountaineers will play Friday's game with only two-thirds of its travel roster in uniform. The teams was originally scheduled to fly to Northwest Arkansas on Thursday, but the flight was canceled because of winter weather in North Carolina.
Appalachian State's team was scheduled to take two flights to Arkansas this morning, but only one was able to make it in time for the game, landing at XNA around 1:30 p.m. The rest of the team, including assistant coach Matt Payne, is scheduled to arrive tonight.
Friday's game is the first of a three-game series at Baum Stadium.