USI Track & Field Opens Indoor Season Saturday

first_imgUniversity of Southern Indiana Track & Field begins the 2016 indoor season Saturday at the Little Giant Invitational in Crawfordsville, Indiana.Buoyed by the return of two national champions, the Screaming Eagles’ men were ranked No. 14 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association Preseason Top 25 Computer Rankings. USI finished seventh at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships a year ago when Tyler Pence (Springfield, Illinois) and Johnnie Guy (Palmyra, Indiana) finished first and second, respectively, in the 5,000 meters.Pence, a senior this season, went on to win the national championship in the 10,000 meters during the outdoor season, ahead of Guy, who was second in the event after winning the national title in the 10,000 meters as a sophomore in 2014.USI’s women will be led by sophomore distance runner Emily Roberts (Fredericktown, Ohio). Roberts is coming off a fifth-place finish at the NCAA II Cross Country Championships this past fall, tying her for the best finish in program history.An All-American on the cross country course, Roberts earned All-Midwest Region honors in the 10,000 meters last spring after qualifying for the NCAA II Outdoor Championships. She posted a provisional time in the 5,000 meters during the indoor season last year.The Little Giant Invitational is the first of seven regular-season meets that USI is schedule to compete in and the only regular-season meet that the Eagles’ will compete in as a full squad—USI will run split squads for the rest of the regular-season before reuniting for the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships February 27-28. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Area Basketball Scores (12-1)

first_imgArea Basketball ScoresSaturday  (12-1)Boys ScoresSouth Ripley  52     North Decatur  47East Central  57     Richmond  55Oldenburg  64     Morristown  47Franklin County  55     Centerville  50  (OT)Milan  56     Lawrenceburg  45Rising Sun  64     South Decatur  42Shelbyville  60     Connersville  59  (OT)Crothersville  63     Switz. County  61Shawe Memorial  52   Indy Deaf  34SW Hanover  72     Columbus East   65Triton Central  72     SW-Shelby  62Silver Creek  85     Jennings County  49Batesville Freshman Boys were victorious against The North Decatur Chargers 44-30. Batesville was led in scoring by Ian Powers (10), Zach Wade (9), and Eli Pierson (8). Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Sean Boyce.Girls ScoresBatesville  44     Shelbyville  32East Central  50     Jennings County  33Jac-Cen-Del  67     South Dearborn  35Lawrenceburg  58     Milan  33Oldenburg  69     South Decatur  43Greensburg  64     Connersville  34Switz. County  67     Christian Academy  22Morristown  57     Union County  52Westfield  49     Rushville  45Austin  65     Shawe Memorial  24last_img read more

NBA wrap: Paul George scores 45 as Thunder come back to beat Rockets

first_img Former Bulls forward Jabari Parker speaks on Jim Boylen’s decision to remove him from rotation Paul George’s 45 points paced the visiting Thunder. He also tallied 11 rebounds on the night. Meanwhile, Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth consecutive triple-double.James Harden scored 42 points but missed some big shots down the stretch for the Rockets. Related News Celtics booed off home court after blowing 28-point lead in loss to Clippers 😱😱😱Dennis Smith Jr. to DeAndre Jordan OFF THE GLASS! #NewYorkForever💻📱: https://t.co/L3VurkatG8 pic.twitter.com/L3d1RnZ9fe— NBA (@NBA) February 10, 2019Ricky Rubio showcased his vision with this feed to Rudy Gobert in Utah’s 125-105 triumph over San Antonio.what’s prettier than Ricky’s passing we’ll wait pic.twitter.com/zUaV1laK8G— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) February 9, 2019What’s Next?Lakers (28-27) at 76ers (35-20) 3:30 p.m. ET — Philadelphia dominated Los Angeles in the last matchup between these two teams. Now the 76ers have a new and much more potent starting lineup. The Lakers will have their hands full taking on this gifted 76ers team in the Wells Fargo Center.center_img Oklahoma City has now won three straight while Houston’s three-game winning streak was snapped.Studs of the NightKemba Walker’s 37-point performance lifted the Hornets past the Hawks 129-120.Bradley Beal recorded 31 points and added four steals in Washington’s 134-125 victory over Chicago.Duds of the NightAl Horford scored six points on 3-of-11 shooting in the Celtics’ 123-112 loss to the Clippers.Avery Bradley scored eight points on 3-of-10 shooting as the Grizzlies took down the Pelicans 99-90.HighlightsThe pass off the backboard from Dennis Smith Jr. to DeAndre Jordan was a bright spot in the Knicks’ 104-99 loss to the Raptors. Houston blew a 26-point lead against Oklahoma City on Saturday.The Thunder claimed a 117-112 victory in the end, and both sides had 40-point scorers.last_img read more