Bob Holt is a sports reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he sits on the board of directors for the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and a voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 basketball poll. He has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year four times and has been inducted to the Arkansas Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame.
Balentine remembered for more than his shot that beat Tar Heels
Michael Jordan of North Carolina (23) watches as Charles Balentine of Arkansas (24) hits a game-winning shot to give the Razorbacks a 65-64 victory over the top-ranked Tar Heels on Sunday, Feb. 12, 1984, in Pine Bluff. (Photo courtesy Arkansas Athletics)
FAYETTEVILLE — Six future first-round NBA draft picks played when the University of Arkansas took on No. 1 North Carolina at the Pine Bluff Convention Center on Feb.
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