Marshall faces UTEP in CUSA tourney

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNo. 11 seed UTEP (17-14, 8-10) vs. No. 6 seed Marshall (16-15, 10-8)Conference USA Conference Tourney First Round, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: UTEP and Marshall are prepared to square off in the first round of the CUSA tourney. The only meeting between the teams this season came on Feb. 15, when the Thundering Herd outshot UTEP 42.4 percent to 35 percent and hit seven more 3-pointers on the way to a 10-point victory. Marshall faces UTEP in CUSA tourney March 10, 2020 Associated Press center_img BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Marshall’s Taevion Kinsey has averaged 16.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists while Jarrod West has put up 14.4 points, four rebounds and 4.1 assists. For the Miners, Bryson Williams has averaged 17.6 points and 7.1 rebounds while Souley Boum has put up 12.9 points.FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Daryl Edwards has made or assisted on 51 percent of all UTEP field goals over the last three games. Edwards has accounted for 30 field goals and eight assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: Marshall is 0-6 this year when it scores 66 points or fewer and 16-9 when it scores at least 67.PERFECT WHEN: The Thundering Herd are 5-0 when at least five of their players score 10 or more points and 11-15 when any fewer than that achieve double-figures. The Miners are 10-0 when they score at least 71 points and 7-14 on the year when falling short of 71.DID YOU KNOW: Marshall is ranked ninth in all of Division I with an average of 75.3 possessions per game. The fast-paced Thundering Herd have pushed that total to 77.8 possessions per game over their last five games. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

Former national cycling champion alleges vendetta from GCF’s Burrowes

first_imgTHE list of allegations of roguery against Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) president Horace Burrowes continues to grow, as former multi-time National champion, Raynauth Jeffrey has stepped forward with claims that the embattled GCF head is waging a personal vendetta against him.In an emotional social media post, Jeffrey stated; “I’m a former Guyanese multi-time National champion, and I say former because I’ve been treated as such by Horace Burrowes and the Guyana Cycling Federation.”He continued; “For the past 4 years I’ve been victimised, alienated and discarded by the federation from every touring team and every opportunity to represent the country of my birth. Despite being in the best form of my life I was continuously passed over for selection. My guess is I refuse to be a follower, a puppet and to give in to the bullying tactics of the Burrowes-led federation.”This comes in the wake of Burrowes failing to call elections for the GCF, even though the constitution clearly states that elections were to be held no later than March 31, a date which has passed two weeks now.In more worrying allegations, Jeffrey revealed; “There are so many instances of encounters and attempts by this individual (Burrowes) to cripple my career as a cyclist, too many to list.”“I can guarantee had I been selected over the years, Guyana would have had at least one gold medal if not more at the Caribbean Championships in both Time Trials and Road Race.”Multi-time National cycling champion, Raynauth JeffreyJeffrey then went on to divulge such an instance of attempted sabotage by Burrowes; “Fast forward to more recently at Speedweek 2018 in the USA. I was all prepared and made the mistake of posting on Facebook that I was racing at Speedweek. Much to my shock, when I showed up to pick up my package, USA CRITS (body in charge of Speedweek) told me I could not race because the president of my country’s federation had told them I’m not allowed to do so”.“Desperately I reached out to seek help. It turned out that Horace Burrowes had personally called the Technical Director of the USA Cycling Federation and told them not to allow me to race because he did not authorise it and that my licence was fake!”To this end, Jeffrey questioned the authenticity of the GCF, saying; “My licence was issued by the GCF; so then maybe he was giving fake licences! Thanks to Keith Fernandes and Elvis Budhram, who both communicated back and forth with USA Cycling, that the situation was resolved in time for me to race that evening and the entire series”.In yet another example of victimisation, Jeffrey pointed out; “Not finished here, he then tried to block me again from racing in Floyd Bennett (an airfield used for cycling series in the USA) using licensing as a reason, after I was leading the series and his brother was in second. The aim probably was to prevent me from competing so his brother could win the series. At the same time other Guyanese cyclists who were affiliated to him were allowed to race in the series without valid licences. The list goes on and on.”“Throughout my career as a cyclist I’ve earned every bit of my way and opportunity because of my ability and dedication, unlike others who have stooped to their master just to be given the opportunity.”He concluded; “It’s 2019 and it’s Speedweek in the USA again. Let’s see if Burrowes will try to block me again from competing. The GCF has not issued licences as yet for 2019, so he may have a foot to stand on this time!”last_img read more

Angels finally get their top nine hitters together in one lineup

first_imgKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Although the Angels had scored the most runs in the majors over their first 14 games, it wasn’t until the 15th game that they put their preferred lineup together.On Friday night, the lineup included Ian Kinsler, Zack Cozart and Shohei Ohtani, the first time those three had been together with the other six everyday players.Kinsler had missed most of the first two weeks with a groin injury. The game before he went on the disabled list, Ohtani didn’t play. The first game in which Kinsler was back on Thursday night, Cozart didn’t play.With everyone together on Friday night, Manager Mike Scioscia had a couple interesting lineup decisions. Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros “There was a lot of discussion of Coz staying there, but in the big picture of where we want to be in the long term, it has Ian leading off and Coz in a role hopefully with some guys on base,” Scioscia said.Also, Scioscia moved Ohtani up from the No. 8 to No. 7 spot. Scioscia wouldn’t elaborate much of his thinking with that move.“That’s the way the lineup flows tonight,” he said.Perhaps a part of the decision was seeing Ohtani get intentionally walked on Thursday night. Ohtani, who brought a .346 average and 11 RBIs into Friday’s game, had Andrelton Simmons hitting behind him on Friday. Simmons was hitting .356 with a major-league leading 21 hits. First, he moved Cozart back to the No. 6 spot, even though the lineup had been productive with him at leadoff. Scioscia opted to put Kinsler back at the top.Related Articles Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone center_img Ohtani is not expected to be in the lineup again until Tuesday, at the earliest, because he is scheduled to pitch on Sunday and the Angels are off on Monday. Luis Valbuena would probably take Ohtani’s spot in those games.ALSOJC Ramírez is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, General Manager Billy Eppler said. The Angels announced on Monday that the procedure was recommended for Ramírez, who has a torn ulnar collateral ligament. Ramírez had tried stem-cell therapy to heal his elbow when it was only partially torn last year. …Felix Peña was optioned to Triple-A to create room for Andrew Heaney, who was activated from the disabled list to make his first start of the season on Friday. …Heaney became the ninth different pitcher to start for the Angels in their first 15 games. They are just the 10th team in major league history to use at least nine starters in their first 15 games, the first since the 1960 Baltimore Orioles.UP NEXTAngels (Garrett Richards, 1-0, 4.20) at Royals (Jake Junis, 2-0, 0.00), 4 p.m., Saturday, FS1, KLAA (830 AM). Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

”Spin 2012” won the first place in the half-season of table tennis Premier League of BiH

first_imgTable-tennis club ”Spin 2012” from Sarajevo, which was founded by sisters Amela Hadžiahmetović-Mujezinović and Emina Hadžiahmetović, in its debut season won first place in half-season of Premier League of BiH.Sisters Hadžiahmetović continued their dominance on BiH table-tennis scene, because previously when they played for other clubs, that club usually won the champion title.On Sunday, Spin 2012 defeated the team of ”Bugojno” with 4:0.”We are glad that we made excellent results in the first season of Premier League of BiH. There are more and more members in club. I believe that we promote table-tennis in the best possible way”, said Amela Hadžiahmetović-Mujezinović.last_img

BODY SLAMMED OVER €2,500 DONEGAL DRINKS BILL!

first_imgAN education authority in the North is under fire after a series of junkets including one where civil servants racked up a bar bill – for an incredible €2,500.In fact the CCEA – which sets curriculums for the six counties – managed to spend an incredible Stg15,849 during a trip to Letterkenny.And the conference in question lasted for just TWO DAYS. The cash was splashed at a time when hard-pressed principals were begging for extra funding for crumbling classrooms.Details only emerged after a fed-up teacher put in a Freedom of Information request into the North’s government at Stormont.Eighty-eight civil servants enjoyed the Letterkenny conference.On one occasion the CCEA decided to have a conference in Galway – and flew 40 staff by private jet from Belfast! Nice work if you can get it….And the North’s politicians are going mad over the lavish splashing of taxpayer’s cash.Deputy chairman of Stormont’s Education committee and former UUP finance spokesman David McNarry described the CCEA expenditure on “jollies” as “lavish” and “scandalous”.Mr McNarry said: “They have been found out in abusing finances that could have been better used elsewhere and setting a very poor example.“What makes it more scandalous was that the maintenance backlog in schools was known. There was never an abundance of money and such spending was not justifiable, and the question has to be asked how were they able to get away with this?” BODY SLAMMED OVER €2,500 DONEGAL DRINKS BILL! was last modified: May 27th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more