UMES meets Delaware St. in MEAC tourney

first_imgSUPER SENIORS: Maryland Eastern Shore’s AJ Cheeseman, Da’Shawn Phillip and Ahmad Frost have combined to account for 40 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 53 percent of all Hawks points over the last five games.JUMPING FOR JOHN: John Crosby has connected on 32.7 percent of the 171 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 4 for 29 over his last five games. He’s also converted 75.7 percent of his foul shots this season.WINLESS WHEN: Maryland Eastern Shore is 0-25 when scoring fewer than 64 points and 5-1 when scoring at least 64.THREAT BEHIND THE ARC: Maryland Eastern Shore’s Phillip has attempted 165 3-pointers and connected on 22.4 percent of them, and is 6 for 21 over his last three games.DID YOU KNOW: Delaware State is ranked fifth in all of Division I with an average of 76.4 possessions per game.___ Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNo. 9 seed Maryland Eastern Shore (5-26, 4-12) vs. No. 8 seed Delaware State (5-25, 4-12)Mid-Eastern Conference Tourney First Round, Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia; Tuesday, 5 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: Maryland Eastern Shore is set to take on Delaware State in the opening round of the MEAC tourney. The teams split the regular season series at one win apiece. The teams last faced each other on Feb. 29, when the Hornets outshot Maryland Eastern Shore 47.7 percent to 31.5 percent and made six more 3-pointers on their way to the 21-point victory. March 9, 2020 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.comcenter_img Associated Press UMES meets Delaware St. in MEAC tourneylast_img read more

Valencia All Set for the Huge Local Derby

first_imgThe Valencian derby, a match which pits local rivals Valencia CF and Levante UD up against each other, will play out in a passionate encounter Sunday at the home of Valencia CF, the infamous Mestalla stadium. Marcelino’s side are undoubtedly the favourites, however the Granoteswill behoping to snatch afirst ever competitive victory at the Mestalla.Leading up to the game, 27-year-old Levante forward, Roger Marti said “We have to go there and play to our strengths. We know that they are going to control the pace of the game, but we have to be able to wait and make the most of our opportunities. We need to be strong at the back and convert our chances”.When asked about what scoring a goal during the derby would feel like, he added “I hope I can. It would be very emotional for me, because of everything about the city. My family are from Valencia. I hope I can score a goal that gives the team points. Above all, I want us to get a positive result, and whether I score or not isn’t the most important thing”. Statistically, the results of past derbies between these sides favour Valencia. Considering the head to head, both sides have playedeach other on 23 occasions in LaLiga Santander, with 10 victories for Los Ches, six draws, and seven wins for the Granotes. The Granoteswill however, be determined to eradicate the statistic of not a single win at the atmospheric Mestalla from the history books and celebrate their first three points there in this passionate derby.Levante UD were founded in 1909 and Valencia ten years later, in 1919. The clubs, therefore, have no shortage of history, although they have largely fought their battles on different fronts: Levante have played nine seasons in LaLiga Santander, whilst Valencia have gone neck and neck with the cream of the Spanish crop for a total of 79 seasons; confirmation that they truly are one of the country’s most prestigious teams.Despite the historic inequality between the two teams, derbies are always a completely different ball game. They offer 90 minutes of pure passion, emotion, tension and one sole objective; to beat the other team sharing the city. The challenges currently faced by the neighbouring teams are very different. Valencia are back in the upper echelons of the table, and on course for Champions League football; whilst Levante are in their first season back in the Spanishtop flight having earned promotion in 2017.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Leipzig has not received offers or contacts by Timo Werner

first_imgAmong the possible destinations of Werner is Liverpool English, who would have intensified his claim to sign him. To the forward, on the other hand, he would be attracted to the possibility of playing in the Premier League and being under the command of his compatriot Jürgen Klopp.Krösche also announced that Leipzig wants to extend the contract with the German international Lukas Klostermann, which extends until 2021, preferably before the celebration of the next Eurocup.“That is our goal. This is not an ultimatum, the player has to decide for himself “, he warned, adding that there was a good exchange with the player’s representative and that they hoped to find an agreement. Leipzig sports director Markus Krösche confirmed that they have not received any offers or consult officially by his star player, the German striker Timo Werner.“Nothing at all, but It is normal for Timo to be in the spotlight of other clubs. The boy is playing a very, very good season and he scores very, very often, “Krösche said in statements published Wednesday by the newspaper ‘Bild’.Nevertheless, He admitted that in the club they are prepared in the event that someone contacted the 23-year-old intern, whose contract extends until 2023, although it includes the option of being able to sign for another club in the next market. Your termination clause, according to the information, It would be around 60 million euros.last_img read more