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-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.