giftedviz.com
giftedviz.com January 16, 2018


Landry Shamet joins the Wooden Award midseason list

13 January 2018, 05:36 | Pamela Mathis

Jock Landale | Credit Tod Fierner Saint Mary's College Athletics

Jock Landale | Credit Tod Fierner Saint Mary's College Athletics

The outstanding OU freshman is one of 25 players named to the midseason candidate list for the prestigious annual award.

The players on the list are considered strong candidates for the 2018 John R. Wooden Award Men's Player of the Year.

Maye is averaging 18.2 points and 10.8 rebounds per game so far during his breakout campaign, including a career-high 32 points and 18 rebounds this past Tuesday against Boston College.

Carter ranks in the top five nationally among freshmen in assists (5.2), field goals made (130), free throws (66), and free throw percentage (82.5).

Kyrgios given golden Australian Open draw
Open finalist Madison Keys. "It's not always the best when you are an athlete so I'm looking forward to it, enjoying the crowd. Djokovic lost to Lleyton Hewitt in the Tie Break Tens exhibition event on Margaret Court Arena later in the day.


Station closed as fire crews tackle huge blaze — Travel warning
British Transport Police said it was an "ongoing incident" and could not say when the station would reopen. A spokeswoman for East Midlands Ambulance Service said there were no reported casualties.


Saudi Arabia claims to intercept Houthi-fired missile
The rebel-run news agency Saba gave the same toll and accused the coalition of using cluster bombs in that attack in Kataf city. On Dec. 19, 2017, the Houthi movement fired a ballistic missile toward the royal palace in the Saudi capital of Riyadh.


Bagley is tied for second in the NCAA with 13 double-doubles through Duke's first 16 games.

Maten has scored in double figures in 14 of the Bulldogs' 15 games, with seven 20-point outputs and seven double-doubles. The Big 12 and the Pac-12 conference each have three players apiece make the list. A five-star recruit according to 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout, Young is the fourth McDonald's All-American from the state of Oklahoma to play for OU, joining Sooner legends Blake Griffin, Wayman Tisdale and Jeff Webster. Every year, players have made the Final Ballot that were not on the preseason or midseason lists.

The 2017-18 Wooden Award will be handed out on April. 6 in Los Angeles.

Maten, who is the SEC's active career leader in points, rebounds, blocks and double-doubles, was one of two league players on the 25-player Wooden ledger.



Other News

Trending Now

Stones: Man City were 'a joy to watch' during injury
The results have been incredible as the Citizens are playing like the best team in Premier League history. The Citizens are now top of the league standings, 15 points ahead of Chelsea and 14 ahead of Man United.

Madison Sam's Club to close as part of nationwide downsizing
This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Bloomberg LP and its owners. And just how much more they want that convenience of online.

Need to revamp education system in Kashmir: Gen Rawat
We are prepared to handle", the Army Chief said while assuring that the security forces are manning the border continuously. Gen Rawat said, "We understand China is a powerful country but we are not a weak nation".

India's Supreme Court judges warn democracy is in danger
But since all other avenues were exhausted, they chose to do so and we need to give some weight to that statement. Justice Gogoi said "nobody is breaking the rank and it is discharge of debt to nation which we have done".

Relations with North Korean leader 'very good,' Trump says
Trump also told Moon that Vice President Mike Pence would lead the USA delegation to the Olympic Games, the White House said. The paper reported that Trump did not give any inkling if the two bitter rivals have had established any contacts as of yet.

Trump Administration Paves Way For States To Force Medicaid Recipients To Work
Last summer , he submitted a plan to the federal government outlining a truncated version of both Medicaid and Medicaid expansion. Many Medicaid recipients are already employed. "We are still working through all the operational details", she explained.

Trump stands on field for National Anthem at college football championship game
Defenses will still have limited tape on Tagovailoa even after the title game, but it will get more hard as the season progresses. The Alabama Crimson Tide team is once again the best in college football , after a comeback win for the national title.

Power outage at CES lasts more than one hour
Young woman plays violin to entertain attendees at the Intel booth during #CES2018 blackout. While atypical for a major event like this, CES 2018 has been hit with a power outage today.

Google culls 60 Android apps after malware pushes porn on children
The malware was not found in apps that are a part of Google's " Designed for Families " program. The games include McQueen Car Racing, Subway Banana Run Surf, and Paw Puppy Run Subway Surf.

Goldman Sachs CEO Responds to Trump's Comment With Tweet
The Haitian government Friday condemned Trump's comments as a "racist view of the Haitian community". Day, he did not respond to repeated questions about his use of the vulgarity or if he is a racist.