Cincy looks to extend streak vs Wichita State

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWichita State (20-6, 8-5) vs. Cincinnati (17-9, 10-4)Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati; Sunday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over Wichita State. In its last five wins against the Shockers, Cincinnati has won by an average of 5 points. Wichita State’s last win in the series came on Feb. 18, 2018, a 76-72 victory. SAVVY SENIORS: Cincinnati has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Tre Scott, Jarron Cumberland, Keith Williams and Jaevin Cumberland have combined to account for 64 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 73 percent of all Bearcats points over the last five games.OFFENSIVE THREAT: Jarron Cumberland has been directly responsible for 41 percent of all Cincinnati field goals over the last five games. The senior guard has 21 field goals and 37 assists in those games.ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Shockers have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Bearcats. Cincinnati has an assist on 52 of 85 field goals (61.2 percent) across its previous three outings while Wichita State has assists on 53 of 78 field goals (67.9 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: Cincinnati has attempted the second-most free throws among all AAC teams. The Bearcats have averaged 22.1 free throws per game this season and 29.7 per game over their last three games.___ Associated Press February 21, 2020center_img Cincy looks to extend streak vs Wichita State 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.comlast_img read more

Our Lady’s getting huge local support for Harty final

first_imgLive coverage of the match tomorrow at McDonagh Park, Nenagh, will be brought to you in association with Stapletons Bakery. That’s according to manager Tom Byrnes as the Tipperary school prepare to face Ard Scoil Ris in the decider of the prestigious provincial hurling competition.Our Lady’s only Harty Cup win was in 1978 while their opponents have lifted the trophy on three occasions.Tom says it’s great to be going into the match in Nenagh on a tide of goodwill.last_img

Top 50 Most Powerful in Southern California Sports: No. 8 Mark Walter, LA Dodgers owner

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Mark Walter, 55, Dodgers Chairman and Controlling OwnerLast year’s rank: 5 Walter prefers to remain largely behind the scenes while Magic Johnson and Stan Kasten are the faces of Dodgers ownership. But the founder and CEO of the Guggenheim Partners, which purchased the Dodgers for $2.1 billion in 2012, has final say on everything. Four years into his free-spending tenure, the Chicago financier has a catastrophic television situation on his hands and no World Series appearances.Top 50 Most Powerful in Southern California Sports • Introduction• Photo Gallerylast_img