REX NELSON: Pine Bluff thinks big

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

On Feb. 12, I wrote a short post on social media to note that it was on that date in 1984 that the University of Arkansas' Charles Balentine hit a baseline jumper with four seconds remaining to lead the Razorback basketball team to a 65-64 victory over the No. 1 team in the country, the University of North Carolina. The game was played at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. In a famous photo of that shot, North Carolina's No. 23--a fellow named Michael Jordan--looks on helplessly.

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