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UWF Men’s Basketball Falls in Overtime to William Carey 76-66

first_imgUWF Men’s Basketball Falls in Overtime to William Carey 76-66 Nov. 27, 2007Box Score PENSACOLA, Fla. – West Florida had a chance in the final 11 seconds to win the game, but Deondre Boynton’s jumper wouldn’t fall, and the game went into overtime, tied at 59-59. William Carey outscored the Argonauts in overtime by a 17-7 margin, primarily by hitting on 11 of 14 Free Throws. Josh Jackson hit a running lay-up to put the Argos up 59-57 with one minute remaining. However, Derek Jarvis tied the game with a short hook shot with 11 seconds remaining. Boynton got a decent look at the basket at the end of regulation, but it wouldn’t go in.In Overtime, the Crusaders scored the first four points and never looked back. Jarvis finished the game with 12 points and 15 rebounds. Meanwhile, Kyle LaMonte scored six of his 14 points in overtime to help seal the win for William Carey. After shooting 52% in the second half, the Argos were only 3 of 10 shooting in overtime.The Argonauts were led by Jackson, who scored 16 points, while Charles Bouie had an impressive night with 12 points, 11 rebounds, seven blocked shots, and four steals. However, Bouie and Kenny Holmes would foul out in overtime, and the Argonuats couldn’t recover. Holmes added seven points and nine rebounds for West Florida before fouling out.William Carey out-rebounded the Argonauts 52-35, and Coach Hogan agreed that the rebounds may have been the key to the game. “We turned the ball over 22 times and a lot of those turnovers led to easy baskets, especially in the second half. William Carey took care of things in overtime, when they needed to, and we gave up too many offensive rebounds. That was the difference in this game.”West Florida had a hard time containing the Post players for the crusaders. The Argonauts have had three big-men go down for the season with injuries. Coach Hogan did not use the injuries as an excuse, “It’s early in the year and we have to execute better. In regards to the injuries, we have to move forward and step up. We will work with the players we have and we just have to execute better.” West Florida will get a chance at redemption on Monday, as they travel to Hattiesburg to play at William Carey in a rematch slated for 7:00 pm.William Carey held a 26-22 halftime lead, but West Florida was hot in the second half, connecting on four three pointers in the early part of the second half. The play of the game, was on a William Carey fast break, The Argos Rod Doss came out of nowhere to block a sure layup, and then the Argos raced back the other way and scored on a three pointer by Chris Ammons to take a 44-42 lead. Then, West Florida would open up a 52-46 lead with 7:42 to play following a Jackson three pointer. However, the Crusader’s Jeremy Holder scored six of his game high 17 points in the final five minutes of regulation. Print Friendly Version Sharelast_img read more

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The Latest: IIHF cancels 2020 Ice Hockey World Championship

first_imgEven though his side could potentially reach the Champions League quarterfinals, Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas wants the French league to take priority.Matches in both competitions are currently suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak.“If we want to save the (French) league we must absolutely finish before June 30,” Aulas told RTL radio. “You have to make choices, be brave. Drop the Champions League, the (domestic) cup finals and international matches. Concentrate only on the (French) league.”Aulas added: “I want the league to finish. Even in empty stadiums.”Lyon leads Italian champion Juventus 1-0 from the first leg of their last-16 match in the Champions League on Feb. 26. The return leg in Turin has not been played because of the outbreak. USATF joins USA Swimming, which sent a similar letter to the USOPC on Thursday. The USOPC leadership has been in agreement with the IOC, that it’s too soon to make any decisions regarding postponing the games.___Brazil’s Olympic Committee has called for the Tokyo Olympic Games to be postponed until 2021. The Brazilian body said in a statement published on Saturday that the decision is a necessity due to the seriousness of the pandemic and “the consequent difficulty for athletes to keep their best competitive level.” Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The IIHF Council has confirmed that the 2020 Ice Hockey World Championship scheduled to take place in Zurich and Lausanne has been cancelled because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The decision to cancel the tournament didn’t come as a surprise after IIHF President René Fasel acknowledged the likelihood of that happening following an IIHF executive committee conference call Tuesday.Fasel cited numerous challenges facing officials, ranging from health directives in place limiting attendance to travel bans making it difficult for nations to send their teams. Another issue was players lacking practice time, with most of world’s hockey leagues having either indefinitely suspended or canceled their seasons.On Monday, the NHL announced it will wait 45 days before it can provide guidance on when teams can potential reopen practice.“It’s really scary,” said Fasel, who lives in Switzerland. “Europe is just collapsed. It’s really a strange feeling. Our neighbors yesterday, the federal counsel decided to close all the restaurants and everything. It’s like war.”___ March 21, 2020 Therefore its impact is greater on those on the highest salaries, in terms of lost revenue. A player earning 300,000 euros net per month will only get 252,000 euros from the club plus 5,400 euros from the state for a monthly loss of around 42,600 euros per month. If the suspension lasts a year, this would add up to about half a million euros per year.___The U.S. track federation added its name to a growing chorus of calls to postpone the Tokyo Games because of the coronavirus. In a letter to the CEO of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, USA Track and Field CEO Max Siegel urged the federation to advocate for the postponement of the Games, which are to start July 24. ___Marseille President Frank McCourt wrote to reassure the French soccer club’s employees after they were put on temporary, technical layoffs.“I am taking a few minutes to make sure you and your families are well,” McCourt said. “We are going through this difficult time together and we’re seeing governments getting better and better organized.”Marseille and other top-tier clubs have started putting players on temporary, technical layoffs, which translates to a cut in pay of 16 percent with the state picking up a portion of that to a monthly maximum of 5,400 euros ($5,810). A player earning 40,000 euros ($43,000) net per month would receive 39,000 (about $42,000).center_img The Latest: IIHF cancels 2020 Ice Hockey World Championship The owners of the Boston Bruins say they have established a $1.5 million fund for employees of the team and TD Garden who have lost work because of the suspension of the NHL season.The Bruins were the last team in the league to commit to taking care of part-time and game-day employees.According to a statement from the team, the Jacobs family would help workers “who will be financially burdened if the six remaining regular season Bruins games are not played.”The NHL suspended its season on March 12 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.___ Hamilton said that “I did speak to my doctor and double checked if I needed to take a test but, the truth is there is a limited amount of tests available and there are people who need it more than I do.”___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 It also said that it continues to “trust in the International Olympic Committee.” Brazil organized the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, the first in South America.___Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton says he has been self-isolating for more than a week after meeting people who later tested positive for the new coronavirus.Hamilton was at a charity event in London on March 4 also attended by actor Idris Elba and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of the Canadian prime minister. Both were later found to have the virus.In a message on social media, Hamilton says he’s shown “zero symptoms” but has been isolating himself from other people ever since March 13, when the Australian Grand Prix was called off. Associated Press last_img read more

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Injury worries for O’Neill ahead of Euro2016 games

first_imgKeane’s latest autobiography contains plenty of explosive tales and admissions.O’Neill maintains he’s unaware of the headlines generated by the book, but says he was always ready for it to cause controversy. The former Cork City full-back has been handed a late call-up to provide cover for the injured Seamus Coleman after Martin O’Neill confirmed that Coleman and his Everton team-mate James McCarthy are unlikely to be fit for either of the upcoming qualifiers.Shay Given will miss the qualifiers against Gibraltar and Germany in order to undergo treatment on a hip injury.Meanwhile, O’Neill says that Roy Keane’s new book isn’t a distraction ahead of the qualifiers against Gibraltar and Germany.last_img

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2018 Youth Olympics: Busy day for Team Ghana

first_imgBuenos Aires, ARGENTINA –   Ghana will have a busy schedule today at the Summer Youth Olympics as four athletes will be competing in three different events. The day begins with weightlifter Sandra Mensimah Owusu who will be competing in the women’s 58kg event 1730GMT. The 18-year-old who is yet to win any medal at competitive level is looking forward to good showing later today. “I have trained and worked really hard to get here. I am going to give my best because this is a do or die affair. When I mount the stage, they will see the beast in me.”Next on the bill for Ghana will be beach volleyball pair of Eric Tsatsu and Kelvin Carboo who will be looking for a slot in the round of sixteen. They play Costa Rica at 1900GMT and must win that game to boost their qualification chances. Head coach of the Ghana side Mumuni Moro believes Costa Rica is a strong side but they are beatable. “I really studied them (Costa Rica) when they were playing against Monaco and saw their weak points. I have worked on my boys and we will capitalize on the weakness of the Costa Ricans to defeat them.” Wrapping up the day’s events for Ghana will be 400m runner Solomon Diafo who will take to the athletics track at 2020GMT. The 17-year old bronze medalist from the All Africa Games in Algiers knows what is at stake and is prepared for it. “When I get on to the tracks, I fear no-one except God. I know this is going to be tough looking at the people I will be competing with but I know I will make it. I am going to do my best to raise the flag of Ghana high.”Ghana is yet to win a medal at this year’s event.  Swimming sensation Abeiku Jackson missed out on a medal yesterday after failing to qualify for the men’s 50m butterfly event.last_img read more

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