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.
Three-minute crash: Hogs black out with victory in sight
Arkansas senior Manny Watkins and his father, Razorbacks assistant coach Melvin Watkins walk off the floor following a 72-65 loss to North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Greenville, S.C.
In a season full of big comebacks for the Arkansas Razorbacks, it looked like they might pull off their biggest Sunday night against North Carolina.
RECORDS Arkansas 26-10. North Carolina 29-7.
STARS North Carolina junior forwards Kennedy Meeks (16 points, 11 rebounds) and Justin Jackson (15 points, 8 rebounds). Arkansas junior guard Daryl Macon (19 points).
TURNING POINT The Tar Heels outscored the Razorbacks 12-0 the final 2:56.
KEY STAT North Carolina had a 16-4 edge in second-chance points.
UP NEXT Arkansas goes into the offseason.
-- Bob Holt
Sports on 03/20/2017
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