profishingrods.com
profishingrods.com September 24, 2018


NCAA Tournament 2018: UCLA vs St

14 March 2018, 06:00 | Anna Jefferson

USA TODAY Sports Images

UCLA Bruins head coach Steve Alford and forward Kris Wilkes

St. Bonaventure's odds to win the NCAA Tournament were 500-1 according to BetDSI coming into this one. "Yeah", Alford said. "But we don't control that". Sixth-seeded Iowa is making its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2015 after finishing third in the Big Ten.

UCLA and St. Bonaventure are battling for the No. 11 seed in the East Region, which would mean a Thursday night first-round game against No. 6 Florida Gators in Dallas.

Prior the loss over the weekend, Bonnies (25-7) won 13 straight and have won 25-games in a season to matched the school record set by the 1969-70 team, which went to the Final Four. The guard is averaging a career-high 3.6 turnovers per game, which is also somewhat a result of increased minutes.

The Saint Louis native is questionable for the Bonnies' NCAA Tournament game with UCLA tonight inside UD Arena, coach Mark Schmidt acknowledged Monday, but more signs seem to point to him playing. This could be the matchup that tilts the game in favor of the Bruins, if Holiday doesn't do it himself. The Bruins should win this game, and then move to the first round, where they will have a chance against the Florida Gators.




The Bonnies have lost their only two games against UCLA, in 1973 and '74 but say they are emboldened by facing a school that has produced National Basketball Association greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Walton, among many others. Combined with Holiday and Goloman, the Bruins shouldn't be overwhelmed by the moment, even if they had to fly to southwestern OH to face an unfamiliar opponent in an unfamiliar arena.

FAMILIAR ARENA PART 2: LIU Brooklyn coach Derek Kellogg was sacked by MA last season after losing to St. Bonaventure in the A-10 tournament.

Courtney Stockard, who was was injured in the A-10 Tournament, will be a game-time decision.

The 6-foot-6 forward had been playing his best basketball of the season before suffering the injury, averaging 23 points and nine rebounds while shooting 58 percent (33-of-57) from the field over his previous four games, including the Richmond contest. Head coach Steve Alford brought the team to the Sweet 16 in three of his first four years with the team. Alford, who has led the Bruins to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five seasons, said he was surprised they were picked last and were sent to Dayton. St. Bonaventure is driven by the guard play of seniors Adams (19.8 points per game) and Matt Mobley (18.5). In each year of the First Four, at least one team has won a first-round game.



Other News

Trending Now

Taylor Swift Returns to Her Roots, Casts Gay Porn Star
But a source close to Swift defended the singer, saying her video has a "beginning, a middle and an end", plus multiple locations. In the video and the ad, Swift and Qualley both make silly faces and dance awkwardly throughout a fancy venue wearing gowns.

Dog Dies After Airline Worker Has It Placed In Overhead Bin
In-cabin pets must travel in approved kennels that can fit completely under the seat, where the kennel must remain at all times. United issued a statement calling it a "tragic accident" and that "pets should never be placed in the overhead bin".

Video released of deadly courtroom shooting
While Angilau's family decides if they will appeal the decision, their attorney is happy the public will at least see the video. Marshall identified in court documents as " Jane Doe " fired four shots at Angilau, 25, while instructing him to drop the pen.

Volkswagen bets big on electric with $25 billion battery bonanza
Volkswagen says that pushing for electric vehicles does not mean internal combustion units would die. A supplier decision for North America will be made shortly.

The Time Warner Inc (TWX) Shares Sold by WINTON GROUP Ltd
It dived, as 66 investors sold TWX shares while 374 reduced holdings. 8,767 are owned by Ballentine Partners Ltd Company. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, July 26 by FBR Capital. (NYSE:TWX) on Friday, August 25 with "Hold" rating.

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik split
In fact, fans noticed that Malik unfollowed Hadid and her mother a few hours before the duo made their announcements publicly. Hadid split from singer Joe Jonas in 2015, and the same year, Malik split from Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards.

Military draft law brews trouble for Netanyahu's coalition
Members of Netanyahu's government have argued in recent days over whether to extend the exemptions demanded by the ultra-Orthodox. Ultra-Orthodox political parties have said they would not support a budget for 2019 unless the bill is approved.

Lead Exposure Linked to 412000 Premature Deaths in US Each Year
Nobody had even tried to estimate the number of deaths caused by lead exposure using a nationally representative sample of adults. Of those, 1,801 died from cardiovascular disease and 988 passed away from heart disease .

Amazon recalls six AmazonBasics power banks over fire concerns
Amazon has removed all the listings for these power banks from its website and they are no longer available for purchase. A power bank is an external, portable battery that can be used to charge a USB-based device while away from an outlet.

PM Modi sets 2025 deadline to eradicate tuberculosis from India
TB was responsible for 1.7 million deaths in 2016, despite most cases being curable while over 10 million people contract TB every year.