Eagles Battle To The End, But Fall 81-71

first_imgGame Recap: Men’s Basketball | 3/29/2019 12:06:00 AM | Ray Simmons, USI Athletic CommunicationsEagles Battle To The End, But Fall 81-71(Stein becomes USI all-time leading scorer in the loss)BOX SCORE (HTML) | PHOTO GALLERY | STEIN BECOMES THE ALL-TIME LEADER EVANSVILLE, Ind. –University of Southern Indiana Men’s Basketball saw its season end with an 81-71 loss in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II Elite Eight to Point Loma Nazarene University Thursday evening at the Ford Center. The Screaming Eagles, the seventh seed, ends the season with a 26-9 record, while the Sea Lions, the sixth seed, advanced to the NCAA II national championship game with a 31-4 mark.The Eagles spotted the Sea Lions a 10-0 lead to start and fell behind by as many as 14 points, 28-14, with 6:36 left in the opening half, USI started slow, missing its first seven shots and hitting only four-of-15 from the field for the first 14 minutes.The first half turned around for the Eagles offensively in the final six minutes before halftime when they went on a 16-3 run and cut the deficit to one point, 31-30. USI was a blistering six-of-nine from the field during the rally and was led by sophomore forward Emmanuel Little (Indianapolis, Indiana), who scored all of his nine first-half points during the run.Little was followed in the first half by sophomore guard Mateo Rivera (Indianapolis, Indiana), who had the first five points of the game for USI and finished the half with seven.In the second half, Point Loma extended its advantage to five points and beyond, including a 10-point 55-45 margin. The Eagles rallied once again, pulling to within four points, 61-57, on a jumper by senior guard Alex Stein(Evansville, Indiana) with 7:19 to play.The Sea Lions, however, re-extended the lead, this time to 11-points, 68-57, with six to play when the Eagles made one last comeback attempt. USI surged with a 10-3 run and got back to a four-point deficit, 71-67, with 1:32 left, but that would be as close as it would come to the rest of the way. Point Loma converted eight-of-10 from the stripe in the last minutes to preserve the 81-71 victory..Stein led four Eagles in double-digits with 22 points and became USI’s all-time leading scorer with 2,219 career points. The All-American senior scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half on five-of-six from the field, one-of-two from beyond the arc, and seven-of-nine from the stripe.Little and junior guard/forward Kobe Caldwell (Bowling Green, Kentucky) followed Stein with 16 points each, while Rivera reached double-digits with 10 points.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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Mikel Arteta’s new signing Alex Runarsson inspired by Arsenal legends David Seaman and Jens Lehmann

first_imgMikel Arteta’s new signing Alex Runarsson inspired by Arsenal legends David Seaman and Jens Lehmann Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 22 Sep 2020 1:35 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7.5kShares The Iceland goalkeeper began training with Arsenal on Tuesday (Picture: Getty)‘Big characters, big personalities but also great goalkeepers. It is not easy to follow those guys but someone has to do it! ‘Football would be no fun without having this type of pressure so it will be a challenge but I am up for it.’As for current goalkeepers he admires, Arsenal’s newest signing highlighted Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris and Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Growing up I always liked the modern style of goalkeepers, the ones who play in a similar style to how I do,’ he added.‘I enjoyed watching Hugo Lloris when he came to the Premier League, playing high outside the box, I also enjoy watching Manuel Neuer because he’s one of the best goalkeepers in the world. ‘I am still young so I don’t go back that long but the modern style of goalkeepers who can make saves, but also contribute to the team when they are attacking.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Lionel Messi was ‘tempted’ to follow Cesc Fabregas to Arsenal, reveals former agentMORE: Mikel Arteta and Edu react as Arsenal complete Alex Runarsson transfer Advertisement Comment Alex Runarsson wants to emulate Arsenal legends David Seaman and Jens Lehmann (Picture: Getty)New Arsenal signing Alex Runarsson has revealed he wants to emulate Gunners legends David Seaman and Jens Lehmann.Iceland goalkeeper Runarsson completed his move to the Emirates on Monday, signing a four-year contract with the Premier League club.The 25-year-old had spent two years at French side Dijon and will wear the number 13 shirt at Arsenal, playing back-up to first-choice goalkeeper Bernd Leno.Runarsson supported Arsenal growing up and wants to emulate childhood heroes Seaman and Lehmann.ADVERTISEMENTEngland legend Seaman made more than 550 appearances for Arsenal in hid 13-year spell at the club, helping Arsene Wenger win two Premier League titles and four FA Cups.AdvertisementAdvertisementFormer Germany international Lehmann, meanwhile, was an integral member of Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ which dominated the Premier League in 2003-04.‘They are amazing – I remember watching Seaman play when I was a small kid, the same with Jens Lehmann,’ Runarsson told Arsenal.com.last_img read more

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2 dead, 3 injured including officer in Coconut Creek shootout

first_imgSaturday morning, a shooting left two people dead and three people injured, including a police officer in Coconut Creek.The police officer and the other two injured remain at Broward Health North, according to officials.Police have confirmed a suspect is in custody.Police have not released further details about the shooting at this time.last_img

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Pregnant nurse dies of COVID-19; Baby survives

first_imgUK’s National Health Service is reporting that authorities were forced to perform an emergency C-Section on a pregnant nurse after the nurse succumbed to complications due to the coronavirus.28-year-old Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong of Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust passed away on Sunday after testing positive for the virus on April 5th, according to reports.David Carter, CEO of Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust spoke about Mary saying the death was extremely sad:“Mary worked here for five years and was a highly valued and loved member of our team, a fantastic nurse and a great example of what we stand for in this Trust,” Carter said Wednesday.“She tested positive for COVID-19 after being tested on 5th of April and was admitted to the hospital on the 7th April. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Mary’s family and friends at this sad time. We ask that the family’s privacy is respected at this time,” he continued.While they have asked for the family’s privacy at this time, officials did report that the child is doing “very well.”At least 27 NHS workers are among the 13,700 people who have died of coronavirus in the UK. AnotherA GoFundMe page that was set up to support Agyapong’s husband and their baby has raised around £117,000 (about $146,000,) in 24/hrs time. The original goal was to raise £2,000 (about $2,500).last_img read more

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Woman wins 3.8 million jackpot at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

first_imgA Fort Lauderdale woman celebrating her 60th birthday is now a millionaire after hitting the jackpot on a $1 slot machine at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.The woman was inducted into a new tax bracket on Thursday after wagering a $5 bet on the slot machine:“I am in absolute shock,” the woman told our news partners at WPTV. ” You like to dream big but that’s really big. That’s not even in the really big. That’s not even in the ballpark of what you think you can win. That’s a lottery. It still feels like a dream.”The winner who asked to remain anonymous says she plans to spend her winnings modestly:“We’re talking about hurricane windows,” she said. ” We talked about resurfacing the pool or maybe getting a nicer condo after retirement.”The 3.8 million win is the largest payout at any Seminole Tribe of Florida gaming property.last_img read more

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