Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Arkansas-SMU set for Thanksgiving week
Southern Methodist coach Larry Brown speaks to his team during the first half of play against Arkansas Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas basketball will return to Dallas the week of Thanksgiving.
The Razorbacks will play at SMU on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The game is the second half of a home-and-home series that began last year in Fayetteville.
Arkansas last played at SMU's on-campus home Moody Coliseum in 1994 shortly after the programs were members of the Southwest Conference. The Razorbacks last played in Dallas - once considered a home away from home for the program - in Jan. 2008.
The SMU date is the third known for Arkansas in the coming season. The Razorbacks will travel to Iowa State on Dec. 4 and to Clemson on Dec. 7.
Arkansas also has a confirmed game against Dayton at Bud Walton Arena, though the date for the contest hasn't been announced.