November 26, 2019 /Sports News – Local BYU pulls away late to beat UCLA 78-63 at Maui Invitational Written by Tags: BYU Cougars Basketball/Maui Jim Maui Invitational Associated Press FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 20 points, TJ Haws added 15 and Brigham Young knocked off UCLA 78-63 in the opening round of the Maui Invitational on Monday night.BYU (4-2) made up for a size disadvantage against UCLA with ball movement and good perimeter shooting. The Cougars hit 62% from the floor, 9 of 18 3s and used a pair of big runs to pull away in the second half.Haws scored 12 of his points after halftime and Kolby Lee added 13 for BYU.UCLA (4-2) shot well early in both halves but went cold late to lose its second straight to a smaller-conference school.Jules Bernard had 16 points and Cody Riley added 12 for the Bruins.The Day 1 Maui finale featured two teams with new coaches.Mick Cronin arrived at UCLA after a successful stint at Cincinnati hoping to rebuild a program that had lost its way under previous coach Steve Alford.The Bruins were off to a solid start before a 10-point home loss to Hofstra in their last game before heading to Maui.Mark Pope returned to BYU following at stint at Utah Valley, taking over after his former boss, Dave Rose retired.The Cougars have wins over Cal State Fullerton and Houston, but lost to San Diego State and Boise State with star player Yoeli Childs suspended due to paperwork issues.Both teams shot well early once in Maui.UCLA worked the ball inside out and cooled after a fast start, finishing the first half 13 for 29 from the floor.BYU offset the Bruins’ size advantage by going outside and slashing, hitting 15 of 23 shots to lead 36-32.The second half started the same way, both teams hitting shots, neither able to get much separation.The Cougars took control with a 12-2 run to go up 63-54 with six minutes left and went on a late 15-2 run to put the Bruins away.BIG PICTUREBYU struggled shooting at times this season but had no such problem in the Lahaina Civic Center to earn a spot in the Maui semifinals.UCLA was unable to use its advantages in size and athleticism, and now is headed to the loser’s side of the bracket.UP NEXTBYU plays No. 4 Kansas in Tuesday’s semifinals.UCLA faces Chaminade.
IS IT TRUE we are waiting for the 2015 City Audit conducted by the State Board of Accounts to be made public any day now? …this audit shall prove if past City Councilmen and Finance Chairmen John Friend, CPA was correct about the City having a $6 million dollar deficit in 2015?IS IT TRUE in case you haven’t been paying attention we would like to point out that Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding is doing one heck of a job? …Sheriff Wedding is considered to be a blue collar and hands on Sheriff? …he is extremely well thought of by the rank and file of the Sheriffs Office? …we also are very pleased with the professional way the men and women of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff Office conduct themselves?IS IT TRUE the city razed a house in the 1200 block of South Bedford? …that several of the neighboring residents made a special effort to thank “Let’s Fix That” proprietor George Lumley in his arm-twisting effort to get this house taken out? … Mr. Lumley attributed the success to the Evansville Citizen Concern mobile app? … by generating multiple concerns on the app to the mayor’s office has proven to be an effective Blight Fighting tool?IS IT TRUE it was suggested that Mr. Lumley thank the city for taking this house out? …that he should apologize for giving the city a hard time about the methods they use to address blight? .. Mr. Lumley responded that he thought an apology was indeed in order? …that every city official should apologize to each and every resident living in a neighborhood containing one of these Zombie Houses that has not yet been taken out or otherwise remediated?IS IT TRUE that Michelle Peterlin has been painting at her Kasson Studio with Acrylic on Canvas and using local models? …her printings are titled “Spirit Within Conflict”? …today we had the honor to get a sneak preview of her masterful work? …its with pleasure that we proudly announce that Michelle Peterlin has agreed to share her paintings with the CCO readers in the near future? …we guarantee that you shall be extremely impressed with her outstandings paintings once you view them?IS IT TRUE that today “READERS POLL” ask; Do you feel that John Friend CPA statement that the 2015 City Budget had a $6 million deficit is accurate?Copyright 2015 City County Observer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail
The National Football Team of B&H started with gathering on Sunday in the small city La Hulpe near Brussels, where it will play one of the most important matces in qualifications for the European Championship 2016 in France, on 3rd September against the hosting team of Belgium.Marin Anicic, Ibrahim Sehic, Ermin Zec, Milan Djuric, Ognjen Vranjers, Edin Visca, Mensur Mujdza and Mario Vrancic answered the call of the coach Mehmed Bazdarevic, while the team was completed yesterday with the arrival of players who had obligations in their clubs on Sunday.Bazdarevic expects a difficult match against Belgium, but believes that his players can achieve a favorable result.They have one of the best national teams in Europe, but we have to have ambitions and show determination. We are not afraid, we are going for a good result – said coach of the BH team.Match Belgium-B&H will be played on 3rd September at the stadium King Baudoin in Brussels. Three days later B&H will host Andorra on Bilino polje in Zenica.(Source: novvorijeme.ba)