13 Jun
2021

Women’s basketball beats undefeated SMU, 76-67

first_imgTwitter Previous articleOPINION: Brite Divinity students’ response to Ben Shapiro eventNext articleFive highlights from the Parade of Lights Robbie Vaglio RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ + posts Facebook TCU wants ex-professor’s discrimination suit dismissed I am the executive editor of TCU 360 from Raleigh, North Carolina. If you walk by my desk in the newsroom you’ll immediately know I’m Post Malone’s biggest fan. I’m always looking for a good story to tell! If you have any story ideas, feel free to reach out! Go Panthers! Twitter ReddIt Facebook TAGStext only ReddIt Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Two students joined harassment and discrimination lawsuit against TCU Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Robbie Vaglio https://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Snow temporarily stepping down as honors dean printA strong defensive second half by the Frogs and a strong performance by AJ Alix pushed the Horned Frogs past an undefeated SMU. The Frogs defeated the Mustangs, 76-67.Alix was a key factor for the Frogs on Sunday night. She finished with 20 points on 7-14 shooting, including 5-7 from behind the three-point arc, playing her best game of the early season. She also made herself known on the defensive end of the court, finishing with three steals in 32 total minutes played.Alix said her teammates have built her confidence up after two subpar games to start the season.Both teams played to each other’s level in the first half, with a halftime score of 46-43. The Horned Frogs amped up the defensive pressure in the second half and slowly pulled away from the Mustangs. The Frogs forced SMU to shoot a field goal percentage of 32% in the second half, along with forcing ten turnovers in the second half, adding up to eighteen forced turnovers total.Jada Butts, a senior guard who finished as TCU’s second leading scorer with 14 points and 7 assists, responded to their defensive pressure in the second half.“[At halftime] Coach really put an emphasis on ‘amping up’ [on defense], getting multiple stops in a row, and shutting down their hot player,” Butts said. “They were working too hard on offense [in the first half] and should have let our defense fuel our offense.”Coach Pebley said that the Frogs did a great job of defensive rebounding in the game, which was their best statistic of the game, in her opinion.“We limited them to 8 offensive rebounds,” Pebley said. “That is one of their big strengths, and they have the length to rebound very well.”The Frogs limited SMU to four-second chance points, outscoring the Mustangs by 11 in that area of the scoresheet.TCU started the game perfect from behind the three-point line, hitting their first nine, and not missing until 5:53 was remaining in the second quarter. The Frogs were only two three-pointers shy of tying a twenty-year-old NCAA record, a record that TCU holds when they hit 11 three-pointers in a row against Lamar in 1996.Sophomore center Jordan Moore finished with a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds, on 6-9 shooting. Pebley praised Moore’s improved conditioning.“It’s helping her play stronger in the most physical element of the game,” Pebley said. “She is doing some really good things defensively and preventing people from getting touches deep in the paint.”This win has moved TCU to 3-0 on the season.The Horned Frogs will close their four-game homestand on Tuesday night, Nov. 22, when they take on Grambling State at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena at 6:30 p.m. What to watch during quarantine Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Robbie Vaglio World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Linkedinlast_img read more

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16 Dec
2020

Shoreham Crash Leaves Woman Dead

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 38-year-old Ridge woman was killed when the minivan she was riding in crashed in Shoreham on Thursday.Suffolk County police said Grace Quinones, 20, also of Ridge, was driving a Dodge Caravan northbound on Randall Road when she lost control and crashed into a tree north of Whiskey Road at 1:15 p.m.Quinones was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition. Her passenger, Deidre Bifulco, was pronounced dead at the scene.Seventh Squad detectives impounded the vehicle, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information about this crash to call them at 631-852-8752.last_img

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20 Nov
2020

Here’s what changed in the November Fed statement

first_imgThis is a comparison of Thursday’s Federal Open Market Committee statement with the one issued after the Fed’s previous policy-making meeting on Sept. 16.Text removed from the September statement is in red with a horizontal line through the middle.- Advertisement – Text appearing for the first time in the new statement is in red and underlined.Black text appears in both statements. – Advertisement –last_img

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23 Sep
2020

Hope man arrested after hour-long pursuit

first_imgColumbus, IN—A Hope man was arrested on numerous charges after he led law enforcement officers on an hour-long vehicle pursuit on Saturday evening.  Shortly after 6 pm Saturday, Columbus Police Department officers responded to 25th Street in regards to a tow truck driver who was attempting to recover a sport utility vehicle that was not returned from a test drive in Indianapolis.  When the tow truck driver approached the vehicle in question, the driver, later identified as Aaron S. Wiley, 28, sped away striking the tow truck driver’s assistant. The man struck by the vehicle was not seriously injured.A short time later, an officer observed Wiley and attempted to stop him, however, he refused to pull over and a pursuit ensued.  During the hour-long pursuit, Wiley struck multiple tire deflation devises in the 2011 Toyota Highlander as he traveled into Jackson County and back into Bartholomew County. The pursuit ended when Wiley drove into a farm field near County Road 850 South in Jonesville and he was taken into custody.Wiley was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital for jail clearance and later remanded to the Bartholomew County Jail on allegations of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Injury, Resisting Law Enforcement, Criminal Recklessness, Criminal Mischief, Two Counts of Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Intimidation, Theft, and Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Endangerment.last_img read more

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21 Sep
2020

Suarez gets Gerrard’s vote

first_img Press Association Gerrard’s pin-point delivery saw Martin Skrtel head in a second from a corner before Jordan Henderson’s brilliant through-ball, from the captain’s initial pass, saw Suarez bag his first. All three goals came in a 14-minute spell from the 23rd minute and while the game was effectively over at half-time Suarez left no room for debate by beating the excellent Maarten Stekelenburg at his near-post from Gerrard’s assist. The win lifted Liverpool back into second place and lifted spirits after a disappointing defeat at leaders Arsenal last week. “It was the perfect response,” Gerrard told LFC TV. “Earlier on in the week we were disappointed with our performances individually and collectively but the only way you can put that right is to bounce back. “At home the onus is on us to take the game to the opposition. Every time we struggle at Anfield it is when we are slow out of the blocks and don’t press aggressively.” Manager Brendan Rodgers was pleased with his side’s response, particularly with the way they came out in the second half having been so far ahead, having 68 per cent possession and 32 goal attempts. “They had good players and if you are not aggressive enough in certain areas they can get goals,” he said. “It was about our hunger and continuing to turn the screw and we did that very well. “I thought some of our combination play was outstanding, we looked a really good side. “When I first came in here there was a real vulnerability, nervousness, around the group ahead of these games for some reason. “But now the mentality is good, the focus is good and we are becoming relentless in these types of games and that is what Liverpool is about.” Struggling Fulham were woeful and defeat increased the pressure on Martin Jol, who remains confident he will stay in charge to guide the Cottagers to safety. “Just before Southampton, which is a good team, away from home (on October 26) we had a very good spell,” said the Dutchman. “We won three out of four against normal teams (Crystal Palace, Stoke and, in the Capital One Cup, Everton). “That is what you have to do. You have to try and get points against these teams and hopefully in the next seven or eight months we will get results against top teams as well. “There’s a lot more teams we can get results against. There’s the top sides and then maybe outside the top seven or eight they are not better than us. “Those are the games when we have to get results.” ends Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has cast his vote for team-mate Luis Suarez to win the Ballon d’Or – although he had to check the rules to make sure he was allowed to do so first. The Uruguay striker scored twice in the 4-0 win over Fulham to take his tally to eight in just six league matches he has played this season. Nominations for the world player of the year apply to the calendar year so his tally for the Reds is 18 in 20 league games. But the 26-year-old will not win the trophy as part of the criteria refers to “overall behaviour on and off the pitch” so Suarez’s 10-match ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic counts against him. That has not stopped Gerrard picking Suarez for one of the three votes all national team captains are given. “I voted for him in my top three,” said the midfielder. “I asked if the rules can be that you can vote for one of your own players and they gave me the green light so he got one of my votes. “I think everyone knows how much I rate him, I think we are very lucky to have him and we have to enjoy him while he’s here. “For me he is one of the top four or five players in the world for sure.” Suarez’s form this season is likely to be decisive in whether Liverpool qualify for the Champions League, which in turn is likely to be the deciding factor in whether he remains at the club or not. He was very close to scoring back-to-back Anfield hat-tricks as it was his header from Gerrard’s free-kick which came off Fernando Amorebieta for the opening own goal. last_img read more

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