Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Daly, Pawk & Fun Home Duo Set for Hollywood ArmsMichele Pawk will reprise her Tony-winning turn in a one-night-only benefit reading of Carol Burnett and Carrie Hamilton’s Hollywood Arms. The event will take place on September 21 at New York’s Merkin Concert Hall. Joining her will be Tony winner Tyne Daly (currently on Broadway in It Shoulda Been You) and Fun Home Tony nominees Sydney Lucas and Emily Skeggs. The play, based on Burnett’s memoir One More Time, played Broadway in 2002 and also starred Linda Lavin.Laurence Fishburne to Lead Roots RemakeTony and Emmy winner Laurence Fishburne will star in a remake of Roots for A+E Networks next year. According to Variety, he’ll take on the role of Alex Haley, author of the original novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Fishburne, who can be seen on the small screen now in Hannibal and Black-ish, won a Tony for Two Trains Running and also appeared on Broadway in The Lion in Winter and Thurgood. Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald (yes, Audra’s sis) and Charles Murray will pen the event series.Anthony Mackie Will Play MLK in All the WayBroadway alum Anthony Mackie has been tapped to take on the role of Martin Luther King Jr. in the HBO adaptation of All the Way, reports Deadline. He joins the previously reported Bryan Cranston, who will reprise his Tony-winning performance as Lyndon B. Johnson. Brandon J. Dirden created the role on stage in the Broadway production, which took home the 2014 Tony Award for Best Play. Mackie most recently appeared on Broadway in the 2010 production of A Behanding in Spokane opposite Christopher Walken. Steven Spielberg is executive producing the project, which is scheduled to begin shooting this September.MacKenzie Mauzy to Lead Manson Lifetime MovieBroadway alum MacKenzie Mauzy, who appeared in the Into the Woods film as Rapunzel, will star in a Lifetime original movie about the Manson Family murders. According to Deadline, the film, currently titled Manson’s Lost Girls, will focus on Linda Kasabian (Mauzy,) who, after the brutal murder spree led be Charles Manson, turned herself in and testified against Manson in the trial. The film will also star Jeff Ward, Eden Brolin, Greer Grammer and Christian Madsen.Autumn Reeser Returns to The O.C., This Time SingingAutumn Reeser, who played Taylor Townsend on the Fox series The O.C., has joined the cast of the teen drama’s musical adaptation. According to E! Online, Reeser will take on the role of Julie Cooper, joining a cast that includes Broadway alum Drew Seeley, Rick Cosnett and Christine Lakin. The musical extravaganza, which will feature a score of tunes from the early 2000s, is set for August 30 at Los Angeles’ Sterling’s Upstairs at the Federal Bar. View Comments
Croatian tourist agency and this year organizes an awards ceremony “Golden Pen”, which is awarded to foreign journalists for the best media coverage of Croatia as a tourist destination. The Golden Pen project enables continuous cooperation and informing foreign media about Croatian tourism and spreading positive news about opportunities in Croatian tourism, maintaining a positive image of Croatia as a desirable tourist destination and Croatian tourism in the world in general.This year’s “Golden Pen” is the 14th edition, and along with the Croatian National Tourist Board, this year’s co-organizer and host is the Osijek-Baranja County Tourist Board. The awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Hotel Osijek, starting at 20:00.This year’s edition of the “Golden Pen” will bring together a total of 32 representatives of foreign media from Europe and the United States, who will, in addition to the awards ceremony, participate in a study trip that includes a tour of Slavonia – Osijek, Dalj, Erdut and Djakovo. In previous years, the hosts of the Golden Pen were Zagreb, Split, Rovinj, Dubrovnik, Čakovec, Osijek, Otočac, Zadar, Šibenik, Split, Mali Lošinj and now Osijek.A day later, on Thursday, June 14.06.2018, XNUMX, the director of the Croatian Tourist Board, Kristjan Staničić, will meet with the directors of the tourist boards of the counties from the area of the Slavonia cluster. The agenda of the meeting includes topics related to joint advertising in public and private sector campaigns, fair appearances and special presentations, as well as other important promotional activities with the aim of even stronger market positioning of Slavonia.
The majority package of shares in the Opatija hotel Liburnia Riviera Hotels was bought by Gitone Adriatic, reports Business diary. The buyer acquired 53,94 percent of all shares of the company, which created the obligation to publish an offer to take over the shares of LRH. ATTACHMENT: ZAGREB STOCK EXCHANGE / LIBURNIA RIVIERA HOTELI dd – Notification of the obligation to publish a takeover bid According to the announcement on the Zagreb Stock Exchange, between Gitone Adriatic and SNH ALFA, SNH BETA, SNH GAMA and SN PECTINATUS as sellers, on July 11, an Agreement on the purchase and sale of shares in Liburnia Riviera Hotel was concluded. The company Gitone Adriatic, established for the purpose of implementing the Agreement, works jointly with the company Gitone Kvarner in the process of establishment, the company Gitone Beteiligungsverwaltungs from Austria and Holster Privatstiftung from Austria. It is a company backed by the capital of one of the most influential German families, Lürssen from Bremen, famous megayacht builders for multimillionaires such as Larry Ellison and Roman Abramovich.
Share Image via: amild-us-blogspot.comWeather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles, Issued at 6:00PM on Monday, October 24, 2011:A broad area of low pressure continues to produce cloudiness and scattered showers across the Windward Islands. Development…if any…of this disturbance is likely to be slow to occur as this system moves west northwestward at about 10 mph away from the islands. Instability and an increase in moisture levels as a result of this system is expected to be maintained across the island together with an increase in cloudiness, gusty winds, scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms during the next 12 hours. Residents in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to exercise caution.Sea conditions are expected to be moderate during the next 24 hours with an increase in swells expected on the eastern coast of the island during the next 24 hours. Small craft operators and seabathers particularly on the eastern coastline are advised to exercise caution.Forecast for Tonight and Tomorrow: Generally cloudy with light to moderate showers, periods of rain and possible isolated thunderstorms.Wind: East northeasterly to East southeasterly at 10-35 km/h with higher gust near showers..Sea Conditions: Moderate in open water.Swells: 1.5 to 2.0 meters or 5.0 to 7.0 feet.We will continue to monitor the progress of this system and keep you updated.Dominica Meterological Service Tweet Sharing is caring! 11 Views no discussions Share Share LocalNews Weather Outlook: A trough system is affecting the island by: – October 24, 2011
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BACOLOD City – Days after the imposition of travel restriction inNegros Occidental, the Philippine Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IB) havebegun mobilizing its troops across the province in order to monitor borders andward off the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).“The army soldiers will render its support through the employment of itsmanpower to handle border controls,” said 303IB commander, Colonel InocencioPasaporte, citing the directive of Gov. Eugenio Lacson. Pasaporte, however, said since the sealing of borders is expectedto last for 30 days, the operation could also take its toll on governmenttroops thus they will engage the services of army reservists. “We will tap ourreservists to augment the troops in Bacolod City,” he said. Pasaporte said the Army appreciates the support and service ofreservists during military operations. “That’s why we are strengthening thereserve forces,” he said. (With PNA/PN) “Although they will not be deployed in full force, we will adjusttheir deployment based on the need,” he added. The 605th Community Defense Unit will initially provide some 100reservists, Pasaporte said. The army official said the Bacolod City Police Office headed byColonel Henry Biñas has asked for augmentation personnel for border patrol intwo entry points of the city, which has been placed under general communityquarantine.
Statewide—Through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, more than $60 million is available in federal funds to support public and nonprofit organizations that provide services to Indiana crime victims.This is part of the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) assistance program and funded by the federal Crime Victims Fund, which is financed through the fines and penalties paid by convicted federal offenders. “This program is about providing victims access to the justice, assistance and support they need to rebuild their lives,” said Devon McDonald, ICJI Executive Director. “There are many organizations in Indiana working towards this cause. We hope they will take advantage of this opportunity.”VOCA grants can be used for a variety of purposes, ranging from victim advocacy to therapy to legal support. They can also be used to pay for strategic planning or cover certain administrative costs, such as salaries, benefits and training for staff, to name a few. Priority will be given to projects that support underserved violent crime victims and victims of child abuse, domestic violence or sexual assault.In order to be eligible, organizations must have a documented history of providing services to crime victims and have at least 25 percent of their funding come from outside sources (other than the Crime Victims Fund). For all projects, a 20 percent match is required, and services must be provided at no cost to the victim. In addition, volunteers must be utilized as part of the proposal, and victims’ identities must be protected at all times. Click here to apply.
Statewide—The Indiana State Department of Health has reported that 646 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 Tuesday. A total of 33,068 Indiana residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. To date, 242,287 tests have been reported to ISDH at a 13.6% positive rate and 37 new deaths were reported for a total of 1,907 Hoosiers have died to date.Decatur County has a total of 224 positive cases and 31 deaths, Franklin County has 109 positive cases and 8 deaths, and Ripley County has 110 positive cases and 6 deaths according to numbers reported to the Indiana State Department of Health. Local numbers appear to have been adjusted between Ripley and Franklin County evenly (Ripley County down 3 from yesterday and Franklin County up 3).
Update on the latest sports — Artem Anisimov (ahr-TEHM’ ah-NEE’-see-mahv) scored twice on 10 shots in regulation before providing the lone shootout goal in the Senators’ 4-3 win against the Red Wings. Scott Sabourin also scored and Marcus Hogberg stopped 25 shots as Ottawa sent Detroit to its fifth consecutive loss.NHL-NEWSLightning lose Stamkos for rest of regular seasonUNDATED (AP) — Lightning captain Steven Stamkos is expected to miss the rest of the regular season and potentially the first round of the playoffs.The team says Stamkos will undergo surgery for a core muscle injury and will be out for approximately six to eight weeks, including rest and recovery. NASCAR-FONTANA-QUALIFYINGClint Bowyer takes Fontana poleFONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Clint Bowyer (BOY’-ur) has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Fontana, holding off six-time race champion Jimmie Johnson.Bowyer turned a lap in 40.086 seconds in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford to claim just his fourth pole position in 508 career Cup races. The veteran racer also won the pole for the first time in 20 career races at Auto Club Speedway east of Los Angeles.SOCCER-LIVERPOOL LOSES Brignone wins combined title as World Cup finish is in doubtLA THUILE, Italy (AP) — Federica Brignone (feh-deh-REE’-kah breen-YOH’-nay) won the Alpine combined World Cup title on Sunday without clicking into her skis. And the Italian might end up winning the overall and giant slalom globes as well without any further racing this season.Heavy snowfall caused the cancellation of the Alpine combined race on Sunday, reducing the number of races left for the season to seven — in Sweden and Italy. However, the international ski federation said it was yet unclear whether those races could go on amid health concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus in Europe.The cancellation handed the season title to Brignone, who won both combined races that took place this season.Brignone could also become the first Italian overall winner in the 53-year-history of the women’s World Cup. She is 153 points ahead of three-time overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin, who remains on a break from racing following the death of her father, Jeff Shiffrin, four weeks ago. Petra Vlhova of Slovakia, who is leading the slalom and the parallel standings, is third in the overall ranking, trailing Brignone by 189 points. March 1, 2020 — Trey Lyles had 20 points and the Spurs overcame a shaky fourth quarter to beat Orlando, 114-113. San Antonio had seven players score in double figures, including 19 points from Rudy Gay, 16 from DeMar DeRozan and 15 by Dejounte (deh-JAHN’-tay) Murray.— Eric Paschall’s (PAS’-kulz) 25 points led the Warriors in a 115-99 comeback at Phoenix. Damion Lee had 20 points and eight assists for Golden State, which trailed 41-28 after one period before ending an eight-game losing skid.— Trae Young and John Collins each recorded double-doubles in the Hawks’ 129-117 victory over the Trail Blazers. Young had 25 points and 15 assists, while Collins added 24 points and 10 rebounds in Atlanta’s second consecutive win.— Backup Mitchell Robinson had a career-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Knicks beat the Bulls, 125-115 to end a six-game losing streak. Julius Randle contributed 22 points and 10 boards for the Knicks, who blew most of a 17-point, third-quarter lead before prevailing.NBA-WARRIORS-CURRY Elsewhere on NHL ice:— The Blues still lead the Central Division by three points over the Avalanche after Ryan O’Reilly scored the only shootout goal to lead St. Louis over the Stars, 4-3. David Perron (peh-RAHN’) netted his team-high 25th goal and Brayden Schenn scored in his fourth straight game as the Blues ran their winning streak to seven straight.— Pavel Francouz (FRAN’-sohs) made 30 saves and blanked the Predators until the final 5 ½ minutes of Colorado’s sixth consecutive win, 3-2 at Nashville. Gabriel Landeskog (LAN’-dehs-kahg) and Martin Kaut scored 2:15 apart late in the second period to give the Avalanche a 2-0 lead.— The Penguins own their first six-game losing streak in eight years after Martin Jones made 30 saves in his 24th career shutout to lead the Sharks past Pittsburgh, 5-0. Evander Kane and Timo Meier each had a goal and an assist for San Jose Sharks, which has followed a five-game skid with back-to-back wins.— Ryan Nugent-Hopkins produced the tiebreaking goal with 5:14 remaining to send the Oilers to their second win in six games, 3-2 against the Jets. Edmonton forward Leon Draisaitl (DRY’-sy-tul) added two goals and an assist, giving him a league-high 102 points this season. Desmond Bane scored eight of his 23 points during TCU’s tiebreaking run as the Horned Frogs upended the Bears, 75-72. Bane drained a long tiebreaking 3-pointer with 4:42 left to put the Horned Frogs ahead to stay.PJ Fuller added 21 points for TCU, while Jaire Grayer had 13 points and nine rebounds.Jared Butler and Freddie Gillespie both had 18 points for Baylor.The Bears weren’t the only top-10 team to lose to an unranked opponent.Freshman Al-Amir Dawes drained a twisting, driving bucket with a second left to give Clemson a 70-69 triumph over sixth-ranked Florida State. Dawes finished with 18 points and the Tigers overcame a 10-point hole in the second half before notching their third win over a top-10 team this season. Rockets knock off Celtics in OTUNDATED (AP) — The Houston Rockets have a six-game winning streak after outlasting the Boston Celtics in overtime.James Harden had 21 points, including a pair of free throws with 25 seconds left in overtime to send the Rockets to a 111-110 triumph at Boston. Russell Westbrook scored 41 points and Houston withstood Jaylen Brown’s 3-pointer at the end of regulation.Robert Covington added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Rockets, who have won 10 of their last 12 games and beaten Boston five times in a row.Houston paces the NBA’s Southwest Division by 3 ½ games over Dallas. Reds fall to HornetsWATFORD, England (AP) — Liverpool’s bid for an invincible season is over following a 3-0 loss at Watford, the Reds’ first Premier League loss in 422 games and 45 matches.All three goals came in the second half, the first two from Ismaila (ihsh-MY’-lah) Sarr. Troy Denny made it 3-0 against a Liverpool defense that played poorly throughout.The win currently gets the Hornets out of the relegation zone.WORLD CUP-WOMEN’S COMBINED CANCELED PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS-COLOGUARD CLASSICQuigley maintains leadTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Brett Quigley fired a 5-under 68 to open a three-shot lead through two rounds of the Cologuard Classic.Quigley is bidding to win for the second time in his first four PGA Tour Champions starts.Fred Couples was second after a 66. The 60-year-old Hall of Famer won the last of his 13 senior titles in 2017. Stamkos has 29 goals and 66 points this season, both second on the team behind Nikita Kucherov (KOO’-cheh-rahv).In other NHL news:— Blackhawks forwards Andrew Shaw and Zack Smith will miss the rest of the season because of injuries. Shaw has been sidelined since Nov. 30 because of a concussion. Smith is scheduled for back surgery on March 6.— The Islanders will make their full return to Long Island a year early after splitting the last two seasons between Nassau County and Brooklyn. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that the team will play all home games during the 2020-21 season at the Nassau Coliseum, and any home playoff dates will take place on Long Island this season and next.PGA-HONDA CLASSIC The Celtics shot 0-for-6 while going scoreless over the final 2:49, dropping them one game behind the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors.Checking out Saturday’s other NBA action:— The Lakers’ seven-game winning streak is over after rookie Ja (jah) Morant provided 27 points and matched his season high with 14 assists in the Grizzlies’ 105-88 stifling of Los Angeles. Jonas Valanciunas (YOH’-nuhs val-ehn-CHOO’-nuhs) had 22 points and 20 rebounds as Memphis halted a five-game skid.— Kendrick Nunn scored 21 points and Goran Dragic added 19 points off the bench to lead the Heat past the Nets, 116-113. Bam Adebayo had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Southeast Division leaders, who didn’t clinch the win until Spencer Dinwiddie threw away a pass in the closing seconds.— T.J. Warren scored 30 points and Malcolm Brogdon added 22, including the go-ahead basket midway through the fourth quarter of the Pacers’ 113-104 downing of the Cavaliers. Domantas Sabonis (doh-MAHN’-tahs sah-BOH’-nihs) had his 46th double-double of the season with 18 points and 13 rebounds to go with nine assists in Indiana’s fifth win in six games. Beijing won the right to host the 2022 amid light competition, despite questions about a lack of natural snow, pollution and scarce water resources. — The Maple Leafs picked up their third straight win as Martin Marincin’s (mah-RIHN’-chihnz) first goal of the season broke a 2-2 deadlock 18 seconds into the third period of a 4-2 decision over the Canucks. Auston Matthews scored his 45th goal of the season and Frederik Andersen turned back 25 shots to help Toronto solidify its hold on third place in the Atlantic Division.— Tomas Tatar’s (tah-TAHRZ’) third assist of the game was a setup of Jeff Petry’s overtime goal that pushed the Canadiens past the Hurricanes, 4-3. Phillip Danault (dah-NOH’) and Branden Gallagher each had a goal and an assist as Montreal dealt Carolina its third loss in a row.— Arizona spotted Buffalo an early 2-0 lead before Clayton Keller collected two goals and an assist to send the Coyotes past the Sabres, 5-2. Antti Raanta (AN’-tee RAHN’-tah) stopped 25 shots and blanked the Sabres after Marcus Johansson and Jeff Skinner scored 44 seconds apart in the first period.— Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews (tayvz) each scored in the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Panthers, 3-2. Toews also had a goal and an assist in regulation as Chicago handed Florida its sixth straight home loss.— The Kings beat the Devils, 2-1 on Adrian Kempe’s (KEHM’-pehz) goal at 1:58 of OT. Dustin Brown also scored and Jonathan Quick made 32 saves as Los Angeles improved to 3-1-1 in its last five games. B’s blank IslandersUNDATED (AP) — The Boston Bruins continue to own a seven-point lead over Tampa Bay in the NHL’s Atlantic Division after winning for the 14th time in their last 18 games.The Bruins have a league-best 94 points after Charlie McAvoy provided a goal and two assists in a 4-0 shutout of the Islanders. David Pastrnak (PAHS’-tur-nahk) notched his league-leading 48th goal of the season and Brad Marchand added a goal and an assist.Tuukka Rask made 12 of his 24 saves in the third period of his fourth shutout of the season and 49th of his career.The Lightning kept pace with Boston and ended a four-game losing streak by downing the Flames, 4-3. Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat (AHN’-dray pah-LAHT’) scored power-play goals and Yanni Gourde (YAH’-nee gohrd) added a shorthanded tally in Tampa Bay’s first victory since its team-record, 11-game winning streak came to an end. Warriors star Curry not playing SundaySAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry won’t make his return to the court Sunday against the Wizards as had originally been hoped.Golden State says Curry is participating in full scrimmages and “continues to make good progress in his recovery” from a broken left hand. Coach Steve Kerr said earlier this week he hoped Curry would return this weekend.Curry has played only four games this season, falling on his hand Oct. 30 against the Suns.NHL-SCHEDULE Fleetwood in charge at Honda ClassicPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood birdied four of his final six holes in a 3-under 67 that leaves him atop the leaderboard through three rounds of the PGA’s Honda Classic.Fleetwood moved to 5 under for the week and one shot ahead of Brendan Steele at PGA National. The Englishman is ranked No. 12 in the world but hasn’t captured a PGA title.Steele birdied two of his first three holes on Saturday to get to 7 under before carding four bogeys in an eight-hole span for a 71.Luke Donald and Lee Westwood are two strokes back. — Luka Garza scored 25 points and had 17 rebounds as No. 18 Iowa pulled away in the second half for a 77-68 win over No. 16 Penn State. Garza extended his streak of 20 or more points against Big Ten teams to a school-record 14 games and posted his 14th double-double of the season.— Yoeli Childs poured in 38 points and had 13 rebounds as 17th-ranked BYU dumped Pepperdine, 81-64. The Cougars trailed by three at halftime before outscoring the Waves, 49-29 to improve to 24-7.— Andrew Jones had a career-high 22 points and Texas closed on an 8-0 run in the final minute to secure its fourth straight win, 68-58 at No. 22 Texas Tech.— Kristian Doolittle’s 19 points and seven rebounds helped Oklahoma earn a 73-62 victory at No. 20 West Virginia. Brady Manek posted 15 points and seven rebounds as the Sooners ended a six-game road lost streak.NBA-SCHEDULE Mamadi Diakite (MAH’-mah dee dee-ah-KEE’-tay) hit a go-ahead layup with 39 seconds left before Jay Huff provided a huge rebound and a block to help Virginia secure a 52-50 victory against seventh-ranked Duke. Huff finished with 15 points and 10 blocks, while Diakite and Braxton Key each added 14 points.The Blue Devils have dropped two straight and three of four, all against unranked teams.In other top-25 action:— Devon Dotson scored 25 points and top-ranked Kansas overcame an injury to center Udoka Azubuike (oo-DOH’-kah ah-zoo-BOO’-kay) to earn its 14th straight win, 62-58 against Kansas State. Azubuike finished with six points and nine rebounds while playing just 20 minutes after hurting his ankle early in the first half.— Filip Petrusev (peh-TROO’-shehv) pumped in 27 points and third-ranked Gonzaga improved to 29-2 with an 86-76 defeat of Saint Mary’s. Corey Kispert added 20 points and Killian Tillie 13 as the Bulldogs continue to take aim at a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditT25 MEN’S BASKETBALL-SCHEDULETCU upends BaylorUNDATED (AP) — Second-ranked Baylor has lost for the second time in three games since winning a Big 12-record 23 games in a row. OLYMPICS-BEIJING 2022Beijing 2022 organizers say on-track despite virus outbreakBEIJING (AP) — Organizers of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games say they are on track to complete all competition venues by year-end and have teams in place for test events, despite the devastating impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak that originated in the country late last year.Questions have arisen about whether this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games, set to open on July 24, can proceed, although Japan has taken extensive measures to curb the spread of the virus. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a news conference Saturday that Japan is at critical juncture to determine whether the country can keep the outbreak under control ahead of the Tokyo summer Olympics.With new virus cases falling to around 500 or less daily, China has sought to slowly get its economy back on track by offering loans, tax breaks and other incentives. Strict travel restrictions remain, however, and a host of cultural and sports events have been canceled. — Malachi Flynn had a career-high 36 points and No. 5 San Diego State stretched its road winning streak to 11 games by topping Nevada 83-76. KJ Feagin had 14 points as the Aztecs improved to 28-1 overall.— Immanuel Quickley had 18 points and a career-high 12 rebounds in eighth-ranked Kentucky’s 73-66 verdict over No. 15 Auburn. The Tigers led 20-11 until the Wildcats embarked on a 20-3 run that helped them improve to 14-2 in the SEC.— Ninth-ranked Maryland absorbed a 78-66 loss to Michigan State as Cassius Winston furnished 20 points for the 24th-rated Spartans. Xavier Tillman Sr. had 14 points, 12 rebounds and six assists to help Michigan State avenge its Feb. 15 home loss to the Terrapins.— Luwane Pipkins scored 27 points to lead Providence to its fifth win over a top 25 team this month, 58-54 against No. 12 Villanova 58-54. The Friars improved to 10-6 in the Big East and boosted their NCAA Tournament resume with a win in Philly following victories over ranked teams Butler, Creighton, Seton Hall and Marquette.— No. 13 Seton Hall pulled out an 88-79 win over Marquette as Myles Powell provided 28 points and Sandro Mamukelashvili added 26. The Pirates led by 24 midway through the second half, but the Golden Eagles pulled within 84-79 with 34 seconds to play before Seton Hall moved to 13-3 in the Big East.
..centuries for Foo, Anderson and Perez on Day TwoEAST Bank required a further 77 runs for victory over West Berbice in round five of the Jaguars Franchise League three-day tournament when play ended yesterday..Kevlon AndersonSet 140 for victory, the visitors were 63-2 at the Bush Lot ground. Sachin Singh and Darshan Persaud, will resume today on 18 and 10 respectively.Resuming at 161-7, East Bank were bowled out for 191, with an overall first innings lead of 51 runs. Mark Rhobe contributed 23 before left-arm spinner Gudakesh Motie claimed the final three wickets in quick succession.Persaud (0), and Sagar Hetheramani (11), were the final two batsmen to have been dismissed. Motie finished with figures of 5-39. Seon Glasgow ended with 2-36, while Leon Andrews, Andrew Dutchin and Derich McAlmon, all claimed a wicket apiece.The hosts started off their second innings on a bright note, with openers Raffle Estriado and Arthley Bailey adding 67 for the first wicket, and in the process wiped off the first innings deficit.Both batsmen started off aggressively with Estriado, in particular, hitting five fours in his 37 before he was removed by Ronaldo Ali-Mohamed.Off-spinner Steven Jacobs then picked up the wicket of the dangerous Shimron Hetmyer without scoring, to leave the hosts on 83-2 at lunch.Jonatan FooBailey was unbeaten on 30 while Andrews was on eight. After the interval the hosts were set back with three quick wickets, losing Andrews (9), Javid Karim (0), and Glasgow (9).Both Andrews and Karim were removed by Jacobs which Persaud claimed the wicket of Glasgow.Thereafter, Bailey and Motie shared a seventh-wicket stand of 77, but as the partnership was looking ominous, the medium pacer Rutherford removed Bailey for 75. An innings which featured nine fours and a six.At tea the hosts were 180-6, with Motie unbeaten on 41. After the interval Motie brought up his fifty, but the hosts were bowled out soon after for 190.Jacobs finished with figures of 5-22, with Rutherford claiming 3-28.East Bank then lost Christopher Deonarine (24), and Deonarine Seegobin (7). Both batsmen fell to Motie.Over at the Lusignan ground, Lower Corentyne reached an impressive 343 for 3 with Jonathon Foo hitting 152 and Kevlon Anderson 102 not outAt Port Mourant; Upper Corentyne resuming at 190-3, were bowled out for 310 in 81.3 overs, an overall lead of 157 runs. David Latchya took his overnight 66 to 77 while Anthony Bramble went on to score 105. Anthony Adams finished with figures of 7-91. Batting aRaymond Perezsecond time, Essequibo closed the day on 361-3, a lead of 203 runs. Keemo Paul made 177, Kevon Boodie 59, Ricardo Adams is unbeaten on 62 while Kemol Savory is on 37.At Tuschen ground on the East Bank of Essequibo, Georgetown resuming at their overnight score of 1 without loss, in reply to West Demerara’ 333 made on the first day, raced to 183 for 2 off 26 overs by lunch, with Raymond Perez and Christopher Barnwell unbeaten on 89 and 65 respectively.On resumption, West Demerara made criucial inroads to the Georgetown batting line up, removing Christopher Barnwell, for a brilliant 86, which included 7 fours and 7 sixes. Shortly after Barnwell’s dismissal, Perez brought up his majestic century which included 7 fours and 6 sixes. Perez madet 138, Steven Sankar 48, and Ramaal Lewis 68 runs.Georgetown’s innings ended on 396 all out from 81.2 overs for a lead of 63 . Bowling for West Demerara, Travis Persaud took 3 for 12, Richie Looknauth and Keshram Seyodan claiming 3 wickets for 96 and 104 runs respectively. At the close Wse Demerara had reached 43 for 2.