Yale looks for road win vs Columbia

first_imgDID YOU KNOW: The stout Yale defense has held opposing offenses to a field goal percentage of 38.6 percent, the 16th-best mark in the country. Columbia has allowed opponents to shoot 44.3 percent from the field through 25 games (ranked 253rd).___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.com Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditYale (19-6, 7-2) vs. Columbia (6-19, 1-8)Francis S. Levien Gymnasium, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Yale looks for its sixth straight win over Columbia at Francis S. Levien Gymnasium. Columbia’s last win at home against the Bulldogs came on Feb. 23, 2014. Yale looks for road win vs Columbia February 22, 2020center_img LEADING THE CHARGE: Columbia’s Mike Smith has averaged 21.6 points, four rebounds and 4.6 assists while Jake Killingsworth has put up 7.8 points and 5.4 rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Paul Atkinson has averaged 17.4 points and 7.6 rebounds while Jordan Bruner has put up 11.7 points and 9.2 rebounds.RAMPING IT UP: The Bulldogs have scored 73.2 points per game across nine conference games, an improvement from the 72.6 per game they managed against non-conference competition.FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Smith has either made or assisted on 59 percent of all Columbia field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has 34 field goals and 11 assists in those games.SLIPPING AT 65: Columbia is 0-17 this year when it allows 65 points or more and 6-2 when holding opponents to fewer than 65.LONG-RANGE THREAT: Yale’s Azar Swain has attempted 206 3-pointers and connected on 37.9 percent of them, and is 20 for 43 over his past five games. Associated Press last_img read more

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Seegobin, Wilson condemn Diplomats to 202 run thrashing

first_imgDEONARINE Seegobin stroked a match-winning 70 while Stephon Wilson grabbed 6 wickets for the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) who whipped Diplomats by 202-runs on Saturday at the GCC ground, Bourda.Action in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/New Building Society 2nd division 40-over tournament was limited this weekend to the one match played. Seegobin, who led the batting with his half-century, smashed 7 fours and a six, opening the batting for GCC, who eventually made a whopping score of 246 all out in their 40 overs.Timothy McAlmont chipped in with 38 while Carlos LaRose supported with 26 for GCC, as Diplomats skipper, Nigel Sampson, grabbed 3 wickets.Taking full advantage of the home conditions and the big total, GCC followed up their ruthless batting outing with some hostility in the bowling department.A woeful Diplomats eventually crashed to a paltry 44 all out in just 17 of their allotted 40 overs. Left-arm spinner Stephon Wilson returned impressive figures of 6-11 as no Diplomats batsman reached double figures.last_img read more

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