Bob Holt is in his fourth decade as a Razorbacks beat reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He began at the Arkansas Democrat in 1981 covering teams coached by Lou Holtz and Eddie Sutton.
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' run to the 1994 NCAA basketball title; covering all the conference and national titles won by John McDonnell's cross country and track and field teams; as a fan, the Detroit Tigers 1984 team, from 35-5 start to World Series champs.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Catfish Hole, Herman's and Hugo's
Education: University of Missouri
Portis, Qualls hone skills vs. elite peers
Arkansas freshman Bobby Portis celebrates during the closing moments of the second half of play against Alabama Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
Bobby Portis became a big man on Arkansas' campus as a freshman last year when the former Little Rock Hall standout was voted to the All-SEC second-team basketball and averaged 12.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocked shots to help the Razorbacks to a 20-12 record and NIT bid.
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