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OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students and wounding six other people, including a teacher, authorities said.

Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe said at a news conference that he didn’t know what the assailant’s motives were for the attack at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, a community of about 22,000 people roughly 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Detroit.



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Racers Hit The Road Again; Travel To UE Tuesday


Women’s Basketball | 11/28/2021 5:34:00 PM

Date (Time): Nov. 30 (6 p.m.)
Opponent: Evansville
Site (Venue): Evansville, Ind. (Meeks Family Fieldhouse)
Audio: Froggy 103.7 FM (PxP: Jeremy Rose; Analyst: Raegan Blackburn)
TV: ESPN+ (PxP: Cole Carter; Analyst: Donovan Schultz; Sideline: Arthur Hurst)
Live Stats: GoRacers.com
Twitter In Game: @RacersWBB
MUR Record (Streak): 5-1 (Won 4)
UE Record (Streak): 4-1 (Won 1)
MSU Last Game: W 66-40 vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 27, 2021; Murray, Ky.)
UE Last Game: W 84-71 at Purdue Fort Wayne (Nov. 24, 2021; Fort Wayne, Ind.)
All-Time Series vs. UE (Streak): MSU leads 22-15 (Won 2)
All-Time Series in Murray (Streak): MSU leads 12-6 (Won 1)
First Meeting: W 46-41 (Feb. 26, 1972; Murray, Ky.)
Last Meeting: W 84-61(Dec. 1, 2020; Murray, Ky.)
Largest MSU Win: W 114-46 (Feb. 10, 1981; Murray, Ky.)
Largest MSU Loss: L 46-78 (Dec. 20, 2011; Evansville, Ind.)
Last Five vs. UE: 3-2 (WWWLL)
Next Game: Dec. 4 at Samford (2 p.m.)
Next Home Game: Dec. 14 vs. North Alabama (5 p.m.)

The Game

The Murray State women’s basketball team hits the highway again Tuesday for the first of two road games beginning at Evansville. Tip-off from the Meeks Family Fieldhouse in Evansville, Indiana is scheduled for 6 p.m.

Series At A Glance

Tuesday will be the 39th meeting between the Racers and the Purple Aces, with Murray State leading the all-time series, 23-15. MSU has won each of the last three meetings between the two teams and also lead the series in Evansville, 10-9.

Scouting The Purple Aces

Evansville is also off to a hot start to the season and will enter Tuesday’s matchup at 4-1 after an 84-71 win at Purdue Fort Wayne Wednesday. The Purple Aces are currently averaging 77.4 points on 44.5-percent shooting with 39.8 rebounds per game, while their opponents average 64.8 points on 34.6-percent shooting with 44.2 rebounds per game.

Evansville currently has four players that average double-digits including two that are averaging 20-plus points per game. Je’Niya Davis and Abby Feit currently score 24.5 and 21.6 points per game, while Myia Clark and A’Niah Griffin follow at 11.0 and 10.3 points, respectively. In addition, Feit also leads Evansville on the glass at 9.8 rebounds per game.

A Win Would…

A win Tuesday would give head coach Rechelle Turner the 60th win of her career and allow her to pass Dew Drop Rowlett to become the 4th winningest coach in program history. She would also become the second fastest Racer coach to reach 60 wins, doing so in 124 games. The only former Racer coach who reached 60 wins faster was Bud Childers, who did it in 113 games.

Cleaning The Glass

Murray State currently ranks second in the nation in defensive rebounds per game with 34.7 defensive boards per game, while Nebraska leads at 36.3.

En Fuego

Shooting 50.0-percent from the floor against Alabama A&M, Murray State has now shot 50-percent or better in five of six games this season and are 4-1 in those contests.

Double Trouble

Katelyn Young recorded her third double-double of the season against Alabama A&M, and second in a row, with 25 points and 11 rebounds. In addition, she was nearly perfect from the floor going 10-for-11 in the game, as well as 5-for-7 from the line.

Large In The Margins

With a 26-point win Saturday, each of Murray State’s five victories have come by 20 or more points. In the five wins, Murray State’s average margin of victory has been 30.0 with no wins coming by less than 23 points.

Flying Out of The Gates

Moving to 5-1 on the year with the win Saturday, the Racers are now off to their best start in over 30 years. The last time MSU started the season 5-1 or better was the 1988-89 season, when it opened the season at 6-0.



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Masks now compulsory from TUESDAY in UK & PM confident this Xmas ‘will be better than last’


Christmas will be ‘great’ 

BRITAIN is “nowhere near” full lockdown and Christmas will be “great” despite panic over the Omicron variant, Sajid Javid has insisted

Two cases of the new super strain were confirmed yesterday – sparking fears the UK could be plunged back into lockdown over the festive season.

But Health Secretary Mr Javid has said “we’re nowhere near” reintroducing working from home or social distancing measures to combat coronavirus.

He told Sky’s Trevor Phillips on Sunday: “We know now those types of measures do carry a very heavy price, both economically, socially, in terms of non-Covid health outcomes such as impact on mental health.

“So, if one was to make decisions like that they would have to be done very, very carefully and we’re not there yet, we’re nowhere near that.”

He added that people should plan for Christmas as “normal”.





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Covid: Face masks and travel PCR tests to be compulsory from Tuesday, says Javid


One change has already been implemented. Ten countries – South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Angola, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia – are now on the UK’s travel red list. That was applied from 04:00 GMT, meaning that until further notice any British or Irish residents arriving in the UK after recently visiting any of those countries will have to quarantine in an approved hotel for 10 days.



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Undefeated Bears Host Utah State Tuesday Night



Bears Looking To Go 3-0 For The First Time Since 2018-19

BERKELEY – The undefeated Cal women’s basketball team looks to improve to 3-0 for the first time in the Charmin Smith era when Utah State comes to Haas Pavilion on Tuesday night. The Bears and Aggies are slated to tip off at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday night’s contest will be streamed on the Cal Live Stream, fans can also follow along via live stats at Statboradcast.com
 
The contest is open to the public, fans can purchase their tickets hereAll fans 12 and older attending the game will be required to show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination and a photo ID prior to entry.  

GAME INFORMATION

Date/Time: Nov. 16, 2021 – 7:00 p.m. PT   

Opponent: Utah State Aggies (2-0, 0-0 Mountain West)

Site: Haas Pavilion (Berkeley, CA)

TV:  Cal Live Stream

Live Stats: Statbroadcast.com

AT A GLANCE

• Last time out: After an early 7-0 run by USF that saw the Dons leading 9-2, the Bears went on a run of their own. A pair of threes by Leilani McIntosh put Cal out front for god 12-11 with 4:41 to play in the contest. The game featured just two ties and one lead change, Cal led for over 34 minutes. A 29-0 run late in the game put the contest on ice.

 

• After two contests, the Bears are +24.0 in the scoring margin after defeating USF 70-41 at the Chase Center. In the early going, the Bears are 70th in the nation in both points per game at 80.0 and scoring margin.

 

• Freshman guard Jayda Curry has had an impressive debut, she earned Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors after averaging 25.0 points per contest and shooting 47.1 percent from the field in the Bears’ two wins. She becomes the first Cal player to win that award since Evelien Lutje Schipholt earned it on Nov. 25, 2019.

 

• As a team, the Bears are shooting 50.8 percent from the field (61-for-120). Cal’s field goal percentage is currently ranked 27th in the nation. From 3-point range, Cal is connecting on 48.0 percent of their attempts from beyond the arc, going 12-for-25, which is 10th best in the nation.

 

• Cal’s opponents this year are averaging 56.0 points per game, and shooting 36.0 percent from the field. The Bears have held their opponents to 31.1 percent shooting from beyond the arc, (14-for-45).

 

 

•Held to less than 50: In the win over the Dons at the Chase Center, Cal’s defense held USF to just 41 points. The last time the Bears held an opponent to 50 or less came on Nov. 30, 2019 when Long Beach State was held to 45 points.

 

•Four in double figures: In the early going, Cal has four players in double figures. Leading the team is Curry who is averaging 25.0 points per game (also the conference leader). Second on the team is Cailyn Crocker with 12.5, followed by Evelien Lutje Schipholt (11.0) and Jadyn Bush (10.5).

 

Series Versus Utah State

Tuesday marks just the second ever meeting between the Bears and Aggies and first in 41 years. The last time these two teams squared off, Cal defeated Utah State at the San Jose State Tournament on Nov. 22, 1980.

 

About the Aggies

Utah State enters Tuesday’s contest with a 2-0 overall record after defeating Westminster (Utah) 83-75 on Nov. 9 and Cal State Fullerton 85-75 on Nov. 13. The Aggies head out on the road for the first time this season. For the year, they are averaging 84.00 points per game and shooting 41.3 percent from the field. Their opponents are averaging 76.5 points per game and shooting 45.5 percent from the floor. Four players are averaging better than 10.0 points per game with senior guard Kaylin Randhawa averaging 22.0 points per game. She and teammate Olivia Wikstrom are a combined 11-for-21 from beyond the arc.

 

Last Time Out Versus Utah State

The Golden Bears got a team-high 24 points from senior forward Colleen Galloway as the Bears defeated Utah State 93-82 on Nov. 22, 1980. With the win, the Bears improved to 1-1 en route to a 23-13 season overall.

 

Sophomore forward/center Christine Sellin grabbed a team-high 15 rebounds in the win over the Aggies, one of eight games that season with 10 or more rebounds.

 

UP NEXT

The Bears return to the road when they travel to La Jolla, CA to take on UC San Diego on Saturday. Saturday’s contest is slated for a 4:00 p.m. start and will be streamed on ESPN+.

STAY CONNECTED

For complete coverage of Cal women’s basketball, please follow the Bears on Twitter (@CalWBball), Instagram (@CalWBball) and Facebook (/CalWBball/).

 





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Men’s Hoops Hosts Austin Peay on Tuesday


FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Purdue Fort Wayne men’s basketball team welcomes Austin Peay to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday (Nov. 16) in a 7 p.m. tip.

*Masks are required at all times for spectators at the Gates Sports Center and the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.*

Game Day Information

Who:
 Purdue Fort Wayne (1-0) vs. Austin Peay Governors (1-1)
When: Tuesday, November 16 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: Fort Wayne, Ind. | Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Listen: 1380 The Fan
Live Stats: Link
Watch: ESPN+
Tickets: Link
Game Notes: Purdue Fort Wayne (PDF) | Austin Peay (PDF)

KNOW YOUR FOE:

• The Governors are 1-1 with an 86-79 win over Tennessee Southern and a 73-55 loss at Southern Illinois.

• The Governors are allowing opponents to shoot 55.6 percent on the season.

• Elijah Hutchins-Everett leads the team in scoring with 18.5 points per contest. He is one of four Governors scoring in double-digits.

• 10 Governors have played in both games.

• Austin Peay went 14-13 (10-10 OVC) last season, falling to Eastern Kentucky in the league tournament. 

SERIES HISTORY:

• The ‘Dons lead 4-1, with a pair of wins in Fort Wayne. 

ON GAME ONE:

• All 11 Mastodons that played scored a point.

• Six Mastodons finished in double-digits.

Jarvis Walker set career highs in points (11) and rebounds (5).

• The ‘Dons shot better than 60 percent in each half on Tuesday. They finished the game shooting 63.8 percent (37-of-58), tied for sixth best in a single game in program history. The 63.8 percent has the ‘Dons ranked No. 1 in the nation  in field goal shooting.

• The ‘Dons shot 52.0 percent (13-of-25) from three, ranking the ‘Dons No. 1 in the nation in 3-point shooting.

• Purdue Fort Wayne finished with 44 bench points.

• Six Mastodons recorded two or more assists. The ‘Dons had 20 assists as a team.

RJ Ogom played his first collegiate game after using a redshirt season at College of Charleston last season. He scored seven points with a pair of slam dunks.

• Freshman JoJo Peterson also played his first collegiate game, recording a point and three assists in 19 minutes. 

ONLY UNDEFEATED:

• The Mastodons are the only undefeated team in the Horizon League. The ‘Dons are also the only team in the league to play only one game.

LAST SEASON THE ‘DONS…:

• Ranked second in the nation in Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%) at 58.2.

• Finished fourth in the nation in field goal shooting (50.1 percent) only behind Gonzaga, Stephen F. Austin and Weber State.

• Finished fourth in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage (40.0 percent) only behind Baylor, South Dakota State and Colgate.

• Were the only team to rank in the top five in the nation in field goal and 3-point field goal percentage.

• Saw their 50.1 field goal percentage rank as the best in Division I program history and the best since 1992-93 for a Mastodon team.

• Recorded three of the Mastodons’ top 10 all-time 3-point percentage performances.

– 1st, Jan. 16 at Milwaukee (70.6 percent, 12-of-17)

– 7th, Dec. 27, vs. Robert Morris (64.7 percent, 11-of-17)

– 10th, Jan. 9, vs. UIC (61.1 percent, 11-of-18)

• Were one of only three Horizon League teams to earn the National Basketball Coaches Association (NABC) Team Academic Award.

UP NEXT:

• The ‘Dons will travel to Minnesota on Friday (Nov. 19) for a non-league game against the Golden Gophers. The game will start at 7 p.m. ET and air on B1G+. 



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Women’s Basketball Battles Delaware State On Tuesday


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State women’s basketball team welcomes Delaware State in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday night. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. inside the Bryce Jordan Center.

The Lady Lions, led by head coach Carolyn Kieger, are off to a 2-0 start after wins over LIU (85-66) and Rider (83-69) last week.

FOLLOW ALONG

 
PARKING
All Penn State Athletics non-football events will require a valid permit or payment of the applicable parking fee for campus lots. Complimentary parking will no longer be issued for season ticket holders.
 
Fans with valid Penn State University Park parking permits will be permitted to park at non-football athletics events for free, following Transportation Services parking policies and access.
 
Fans without a permit are encouraged to prepay for event parking at a discounted rate through ParkMobile – https://psu.parkmobile.io/. Prepayment is available through 11:59 p.m. the day prior to each event. Season packages will be available for general parking for most sports, and information on VIP parking options available for select events will be released later.
 
Please visit the 2021-22 Women’s Basketball Parking page for additional information.
 
Non-football event parking is managed by Penn State Transportation Services. For more information on parking for this event, please email parking@psu.edu or call 814-865-1436. 
 
OPENING TIP

  • Penn State faces Delaware State for its third non-conference contest.
  • The teams will meet for the second time in series history.
  • The Lady Lions are 2-0 coming off an 83-69 win over Rider last Thursday.
  • Penn State had three players score 20+ points led by Ali Brigham’s 23 points on 11-of-13 shooting.
  • Niya Beverley and Makenna Marisa each contributed 20 points, including four three-pointers by Marisa.
  • The Lady Lions had three players reach 20+ points in a game for the first time since 2014 vs. Wagner.
  • Penn State assisted on 21 of 33 made field goals to record 20+ assists in each of the first two games of the season.
  • The Lady Lions shot 53 percent from the floor and 42 percent from three.
  • Penn State has scored 80+ points in back-to-back games to start each of the last two seasons.
  • Brigham is the first PSU player to score 20+ points in the first two games of a season since Brianna Banks in 2015.
  • Penn State will look for its 24th 3-0 start in program history.

 
SCOUTING THE OPPOSITION

  • Delaware State is led by head coach E.C. Hill is in her first season as head coach.
  • Hill served the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Towson.
  • The Hornets dropped their first two games of the 2021-22 campaign against Stony Brook (87-46) and Hampton (51-36).
  • Against Hampton, redshirt senior Kiana Coomber led the Hornets with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Sianny Sanchez-Oliver added 10 points.

 
AGAINST THE HORNETS

  • Penn State earned a 110-48 in the only previous meeting between the teams on February 19, 1985.

 
LAST TIME OUT

  • The Lady Lions benefitted from three players scoring 20+ points in an 83-69 win over Rider.
  • Ali Brigham paced the blue and white with 23 points of 11-of-13 shooting while adding six rebounds and six assists.
  • Makenna Marisa poured in 20 points, hitting four three-pointers, while Niya Beverley scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds.
  • It marked the first time Penn State had three 20+ scorers in a game since December 7, 2014 vs. Wagner.
  • Penn State tallied 21 assists on 33 made field goals and shot 53 percent from the floor and 42 percent from three.
  • The Lady Lions won the rebound battle, 41-24.

 
BRIGHAM’S IMPRESSIVE START

  • Sophomore forward Ali Brigham made a big impact in her first game as a Lady Lion, vs. LIU, after transferring from George Washington, scoring 20 points and tallying nine rebounds and three blocks.
  • She followed that with a 23-point performance against Rider, shooting 11-of-13 from the floor.
  • Brigham is the first Lady Lion to score 20+ points in the first two games of a season since Brianna Banks in 2015.
  • Through the first week of the season, Brigham ranks eighth in the Big Ten in points per game (21.5), 10th in rebounds per game (7.5) and eighth in assists (8).
  • She sits ninth in the nation, and second in the conference, in field goals made with 19.

 
MARISA DOING IT ALL

  • Junior guard Makenna Marisa filled up the box score in the season opener vs. LIU with 19 points, six rebounds and six assists.
  • She had 20 points against Rider, nailing four three-pointers.
  • Marisa holds second in the Big Ten in three-pointers made (7), first in three-pointers attempted (16), fourth in field goals made (15), eighth in assists (8) and 11th in points per game (19.5).

 
SHARING AND SHOOTING

  • The Lady Lions assisted on 20 of 30 made field goals against LIU and 21 of 33 makes against Rider.
  • Penn State had 20+ assists in back-to-back games for the first time since 2020 (vs. Maryland and Iowa).
  • Penn State has scored 80+ points in back-to-back games to start the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, marking the first time Penn State has done that in consecutive seasons since 1993-94 and 1994-95.
  • The Lady Lions pace the Big Ten in three-pointers made (19) and attempted (50).
  • Penn State sits 18th in the country with 41 assists.

 
NON-CONFERENCE SLATE

  • Penn State opened its 11-game non-conference slate against LIU.
  • The Lady Lions’ first three contests will be played at the Bryce Jordan Center against LIU (11/9), Rider (11/11) and Delaware State (11/16).
  • Penn State’s non-con continues at Clemson on Sunday, November 21. The Tigers reached the 2021 WNIT Second Round.
  • The Lady Lions then travel to the Gulf Coast Showcase in Florida. Penn State will open the tournament against St. John’s on November 26.
  • On November 27, Penn State will face either Iowa State or Charlotte in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Iowa State was a 2021 NCAA Tournament team, while Charlotte was a 2021 WNIT participant.
  • Penn State takes on Boston College in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Thursday, December 2.
  • The non-conference schedule closes out with home games against Youngstown State (12/12) and Towson (12/22) and a road matchup at Duquesne (12/18).

 
STRENGTH OF THE BIG TEN

  • The AP Poll features five Big Ten teams: No. 3 Maryland, No. 4 Indiana, No. 8 Iowa, No. 13 Michigan and No. 21 Ohio State. Michigan State is among teams receiving votes.
  • Penn State opens Big Ten play at Indiana on December 6.
  • The Lady Lions played 10 ranked opponents in 2020-21, the most among Big Ten schools, and earned a 69-67 win over No. 15 Ohio State on February 24, 2021.

UP NEXT

  • Penn State travels to Clemson for its first road matchup of the season on Sunday, November 21. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. on the ACC Network.





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River Hawks Set to Face Michigan Tuesday Night


November 16 vs. Michigan (B1G+ – 6 p.m.)
Watch | Live Stats | Game Notes
 
LOWELL, Mass. – The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (1-1, 0-0 AE) will travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan to take on the University of Michigan Wolverines (2-0, 0-0 Big 10) on Tuesday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at the Crisler Center.
 
LOOKING AT UMASS LOWELL
The River Hawks enter Tuesday after winning their first game of the season and home opener, beating Bryant 68-54. Jaliena Sanchez led all scorers, tying her career-high, with19 points and added three assists and six rebounds.
 
SCOUTING MICHIGAN
The Wolverines enter Tuesday’s contest after beating St. Francis Brooklyn 82-46 for their second win of the season. Naz Hillman is averaging a team-high 24.5 points per game so far this season. Hillman and Emily Kiser each average double-digit boards already, with 10 and 10.5, respectively.
 
A WIN WOULD
A win would be the first victory against Michigan. Tuesday’s matchup is the first time UMass Lowell and Michigan will meet.
 
POINTS IN THE PAINT
The River Hawks dominated the play in the paint last time out against Bryant, outscoring the Bulldogs 32-16. UMass Lowell also outrebounded Bryant and was able to pick up nine offensive boards. The River Hawks will look to continue to score in the paint against a Michigan team with plenty of size.
 
GOOD SHOOTING
After shooting 24-54 (44%) against Bryant, the River Hawks hope to continue their success from the field. UMass Lowell limited Bryant to shooting just 18-49 and will look to shut down the Wolverine offense on Tuesday.
 



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