Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy, Biletnikoff Award and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt was awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year in 2000 and 2015.
Date with Indiana State conjures images of Bird
Indiana State star Larry Bird, center facing camera, embraces teammates Alex Gilbert, left, and Carl Nicks after the Sycamores beat Arkansas, 73-71, for the NCAA Midwest Regional crown on March 19, 1979, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/File)
The last time Arkansas and Indiana State met in basketball, Larry Bird’s Sycamores beat Sidney Moncrief ’s Razorbacks 73-71 in the 1979 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional final to win a trip to the Final Four.
Sports, Pages 15 on 03/17/2014
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