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
Razorbacks crack top 25
Arkansas coach Tom Collen watches his team during the first half of a Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 game against Middle Tennessee at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas' women's basketball team is ranked No. 25 in the latest USA Today Coaches' Poll.
The Razorbacks (14-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) are ranked for the first time since Jan. 6, 2013. Arkansas received votes, but was not ranked in this week's Associated Press Top 25.
Arkansas was also ranked No. 53 in the initial NCAA Ratings Performance Index released Tuesday. RPI is a formula used to help determine NCAA Tournament teams in March.
The Razorbacks are coming off a 69-66 win at Missouri on Sunday. Arkansas will face Florida on the road Thursday night.