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 Heisman Trophy.
Arkansas vs. Louisiana Tech Game 3: How to watch and listen, pitching matchup, forecast, team comparisons
Arkansas pitcher Hunter Hollan throws during a game against Wright State on Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Fayetteville.
SCHEDULED GAME TIME Sunday, 1 p.m.
WHERE Baum-Walker Stadium (11,531) in Fayetteville
RECORDS Arkansas 12-2; Louisiana Tech 8-6
LAST 10 Arkansas 9-1; Louisiana Tech 6-4
STREAK Arkansas won 7; Louisiana Tech lost 2
COACHES Arkansas: Dave Van Horn — 808-425 in 21st season at Arkansas and 1,128-584 in 29th season overall in Division I; Louisiana Tech: Lane Burroughs — 213-117 in seventh season at Louisiana Tech and 326-230 in 11th season overall.
SERIES Arkansas leads 29-7
LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Louisiana Tech 6-1 on Saturday in Fayetteville.
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, via the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, via the TuneIn app, via the Varsity Network app or on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Blackouts may apply.
RADIO ANNOUNCERS Phil Elson (play-by-play) and Bubba Carpenter (analyst)
TELEVISION The game will be streamed by SEC Network-Plus and can be accessed on WatchESPN.com and via the ESPN app (carrier login required).
TV ANNOUNCERS Brett Dolan (play-by-play) and Troy Eklund (analyst)
PITCHING MATCHUP Arkansas LHP Hunter Hollan (2-0, 2.30 ERA in 15 2/3 innings) vs. Louisiana Tech RHP Reed Smith (0-1, 6.75 ERA in 9 1/3 innings)
FORECAST According to the National Weather Service, Sunday will be increasingly sunny with a high of 52 degrees in Fayetteville. North winds will blow 10 to 15 mph and could gust to 20 mph.
ERA: Arkansas 5.05; Louisiana Tech 5.05
Runs Scored Per Game: Arkansas 8.71; Louisiana Tech 6.00
Batting Average: Arkansas .310; Louisiana Tech .251
Opponent Batting Average: Arkansas .275; Louisiana Tech .295
Slugging Percentage: Arkansas .569; Louisiana Tech .431
On-Base Percentage: Arkansas .420; Louisiana Tech .365
Fielding Percentage: Arkansas .978; Louisiana Tech .969
NOTABLE Arkansas is No. 8 in the USA Today Baseball Coaches Poll, which is the poll of record for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette….Sunday's game is the 12th game in an 18-game homestand for the Razorbacks at Baum-Walker Stadium....Louisiana Tech is the projected champion in Conference USA. The Bulldogs have played in the NCAA Tournament the past two seasons....Louisiana Tech coach Lance Burroughs was an assistant coach to Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn at Northwestern (La.) State in 1997.
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