UVU Men’s Basketball Visits Seattle U. Saturday Evening

first_img Tags: Seattle U. Men’s Basketball/UVU Men’s Basketball Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSEATTLE-Saturday evening, Utah Valley men’s basketball (7-10, 1-1 in WAC play) continues conference play by visiting the Seattle U. Redhawks (8-9, 1-1 in WAC play) at the Redhawk Center.Under new head coach Mark Madsen (7-10, .412) the Wolverines are in the mix in the WAC, tied for fourth place in the conference standings.UVU scores 71.5 points per game as the Wolverines rank 193rd nationally in scoring offense.Junior guard Isaiah White leads UVU in both scoring (15.8 points per game) and rebounding (8.9 boards per game).Senior guard TJ Washington (13.5 points per game, a team-best 50 assists), redshirt junior guard Brandon Averette (13.4 points per game) and redshirt junior guard-forward Casdon Jardine (11.2 points per game) also score in double figures on-average for the Wolverines.Junior guard Jamison Overton leads UVU with 17 steals on the season.Senior forward Emmanuel Olojakpoke has 47 blocked shots on the season, tying him for 8th nationally with Seton Hall’s Romaro Gill.Olojakpoke’s 2.76 blocks per game ranks him 18th nationally. By virtue of his skills, the Wolverines are sixth nationally in blocked shots (96) and 15th in blocked shots per game (5.6).The Wolverines surrender 70.2 points per game, ranking them 209th nationally in scoring defense.Seattle U. is coached by Jim Hayford who is 46-38 (.548) in his third season at Seattle U. He is 152-129 (.541) as a collegiate head coach, having coached six seasons at Eastern Washington (106-91, .538) as well.The Redhawks score 72.6 points per game, ranking them 156th nationally in scoring offense.Redshirt junior guard Terrell Brown is Seattle U.’s overall statistical leader.Brown leads the Redhawks in scoring (20.3 points per game), is tied for the team lead in rebounding with redshirt senior Myles Carter (7.1 boards per game for each) and deadlocked for the team lead in steals with senior guard Morgan Means (20 apiece). He also leads the team in assists with 69.Means (10.8 points per game) and Carter (10 points per game) also score in double figures on-average for Seattle U. Carter also leads the Redhawks in blocked shots with 21.Seattle U. surrenders 71.4 points per game, tying the Redhawks for 230th nationally in scoring defense with Hofstra.The Wolverines lead Seattle U. 10-9 all-time in this series. Written by January 9, 2020 /Sports News – Local UVU Men’s Basketball Visits Seattle U. Saturday Eveninglast_img read more

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RIMPAC: MV-22 Osprey landing first ever for HMAS Canberra

first_img View post tag: Royal Australian Navy View post tag: RIMPAC View post tag: HMAS Canberra Back to overview,Home naval-today RIMPAC 2016: MV-22 Osprey landing first ever for HMAS Canberra RIMPAC 2016: MV-22 Osprey landing first ever for HMAS Canberra July 18, 2016center_img Authorities View post tag: MV-22 Osprey Royal Australian Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra has successfully landed a United States Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on its flight deck for the very first time.The trial was conducted as part of the sea phase for exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 off the north east coast of Hawaii.Commander Air, HMAS Canberra, Commander Adrian Capner said the trial was the culmination of twelve months work.“It demonstrates that we are capable of interacting with our coalition partners, in particular the United States. It also shows that we can adapt and remain agile to operate a whole range of international aircraft, not just aircraft in the Australian fleet,” he said.Manufactured by Bell Boeing, the MV-22 Osprey has a wingspan of 14 metres and a length of 17.5 metres.The aircraft has a cruising speed of 446 kilometres at sea level; a range of more than 1,600 kilometres, and the capacity to carry up to 32 troops or 9,000 kilograms of internal cargo.To arrive at HMAS Canberra, the Osprey flew several hundred kilometres from the US Navy Landing Helicopter Amphibious, USS America on station off the east coast of Oahu.USMC Osprey pilot and USS America Detachment Commander, Major Brandon Woods was prepositioned in Canberra’s Flight Command (FLYCO) for the aircraft arrival.“Generally speaking, what we’re looking to achieve is interoperability with the Australians,” he said.“In the future, when the United States and Australian navies are operating together, we can fluidly land on our respective ships and conduct missions, whatever that tasking may be.”The MV-22 Osprey deck trial is part a series of high end war fighting exercises taking place during the sea phase of exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 16.RIMPAC is the world’s largest international maritime exercise, providing a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans.The exercise is the first major international engagement for the Royal Australian Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), MH-60R Seahawk and MRH-90 helicopters. Share this articlelast_img read more

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Tailor chooses Thames Gateway for distribution expansion

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