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
Arkansas moves to No. 24
Arkansas' Blake Baxendale looks to his right while stealing second on a fielding error Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, during the last of a three-game series against Eastern Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas moved up one spot to No. 24 in this week's Baseball America poll, released Monday.
The Razorbacks (6-0) are coming off a three-game sweep of Eastern Illinois. Arkansas will face South Alabama in a three-game series this weekend.
Eight Southeastern Conference teams are ranked this week. South Carolina (3), LSU (7), Vanderbilt (8), Mississippi State (18), Alabama (21), Texas A&M (23) and Florida (25) are ranked in addition to Arkansas.