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Nine-game winning streak ends for Dayton Flyers at GW

Published: Saturday, March 04, 2017 @ 9:04 PM


            Dayton’s John Crosby looks for a shot against George Washington in the first half on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at the Smith Center in Washington, D.C. David Jablonski/Staff
Dayton’s John Crosby looks for a shot against George Washington in the first half on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at the Smith Center in Washington, D.C. David Jablonski/Staff

The Dayton Flyers dug themselves a deep hole in Foggy Bottom and never recovered, falling behind 16-1 in the opening minutes and losing 87-81 Saturday to George Washington at the Smith Center.

The Flyers cut a 17-point halftime deficit to 74-68 with 4:15 left, but that’s where the comeback stalled. Free-throw shooting hurt. UD has shot free throws well in the second half of the season but made 17 of 31 (54.8 percent).

Kendall Pollard made 8 of 10 field goals and scored 24 points.

GW’s star: Tyler Cavanaugh made 6 of 8 3-pointers and scored 30 points in his final home game.

Key stat: The Colonials made 13 of 26 3-pointers.

Summary: Dayton’s nine-game winning streak ended. It finished the regular season 24-6 and 15-3 in the A-10.

HALFTIME RECAP

The Dayton Flyers headed to halftime Saturday at George Washington facing their biggest halftime deficit of the season in Atlantic 10 play. They trailed 50-33 at the Smith Center in the regular-season finale. That’s not as bad as the 40-17 deficit they faced against Northwestern in December.

UD’s star: Kendall Pollard lead Dayton with 15 points. He made 5 of 6 field goals.

GW’s star: Senior Tyler Cavanaugh, playing his final home game, has 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting.

Key stat: GW made 10 of 15 3-pointers. Dayton made 1 of 7.

Big run: The Colonials made their first nine shots from the field and led 16-1 and then 21-5.

Comeback: Dayton got as close as 10 points before the Colonials went on another run at the end of the half.

LSU football podcast: Why the NFL early enrollee carnage is more severe than it seems

Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

LSU football is the No. 1 topic of discussion every day on SEC Country’s  One Team, One Podcast . Host  Carter ‘The Power” Bryant chats about how severely the Tigers will miss their six NFL early enrollee stars to the draft. Also, Bryant chats about safety John Battle and offensive lineman Garrett Brumfield returning, the crazy journey Steve Ensminger made to being LSU’s offensive coordinator, a comparison to Ensminger Tiger fans do not want to hear, the latest in recruiting, why LSU basketball is in a better spot than most realize and a few facts about trees. 

LSU’s NFL early enrollee class guts LSU yet again

LSU just watched a productive senior class hit the exits. It did not help that six fellow Tigers decided to make the early jump to the NFL by declaring for the draft. That list of players includes LSU running back Derrius Guice, outside linebacker Arden Key, center Will Clapp, offensive tackle Toby Weathersby and defensive backs Donte Jackson and Kevin Toliver II.   

Bryant believes missing these six Tigers will be costly. Sure, Guice and Key were locks to leave early. However, losing fringe players Clapp, Weathersby, Jackson and Toliver II creates massive chunks on the offensive line and in the secondary.

Steve Ensminger’s journey

SEC Country beat writer Alex Hickey pieced together a brief history of Ensminger’s road to being the Tigers offensive coordinator. Bryant shares his thoughts on weird it is he is now running the offense in Baton Rouge.

Have something you want discussed on the podcast? Let us know! Tweet any questions you have to  @CarterThePower. Keep up with the latest in recruiting by following  Sam Spiegelman and our SEC Country LSU beat writers  Nick Suss and  Alex Hickey. Listen to this episode of One Team, One Podcast below. We also can be followed  on SoundCloud and you can find past episodes  right here

NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players, 2018 NFL Draft order (01/15/2018)

Published: Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 2:30 AM

NFL Draft 2018 is close, especially with the NFL Playoffs set with its conference championship games next. Find a 2018 NFL mock draft below.

Much of the narrative around the 2018 NFL Draft is focused at quarterback. Mock drafts from Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports both have quarterbacks littering the top 10.

Here is a collection of 2018 NFL mock drafts from around the internet, plus Land of 10’s own projection.

NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players

Land of 10 predictions

1 Cleveland Browns Sam Darnold USC QB
2 New York Giants Connor Williams Texas OT
3 Indianapolis Colts Saquon Barkley Penn State RB
4 Cleveland Browns Mike McGlinchey Notre Dame G
5 Denver Broncos Baker Mayfield Oklahoma QB
6 New York Jets Josh Rosen UCLA QB
7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quenton Nelson Notre Dame G
8 Chicago Bears Bradley Chubb NC State DL
9 San Francisco 49ers Derwin James Florida State DB
10 Oakland Raiders Minkah Fitzpatrick Alabama DB
11 Miami Dolphins Roquan Smith Georgia LB
12 Cincinnati Bengals Orlando Brown Oklahoma OL
13 Washington Redskins Courtland Sutton SMU WR
14 Green Bay Packers Joshua Jackson Iowa DB
15 Arizona Cardinals Mason Rudolph Oklahoma State QB
16 Baltimore Ravens Denzel Ward Ohio State DB
17 Los Angeles Chargers Calvin Ridley Alabama WR
18 Seattle Seahawks James Washington Oklahoma State WR
19 Dallas Cowboys Christian Kirk Texas A&M WR
20 Detroit Lions Ogbonnia Okoronkwo Oklahoma LB
21 Buffalo Bills Josh Allen Wyoming QB
22 Buffalo Bills Arden Key LSU DL
23 Los Angeles Rams Rashaan Evans Alabama LB
24 Carolina Panthers Maurice Hurst Michigan DL
25 Tennessee Titans Sam Hubbard Ohio State DL
26 Jacksonville Jaguars Marcus Davenport UTSA DL
27 Atlanta Falcons Vita Vea Washington DL
28 New Orleans Saints Harold Landry Boston College LB
29 Pittsburgh Steelers Malik Jefferson Texas LB
30 Philadelphia Eagles Tremaine Edwards Virginia Tech LB
31 Minnesota Vikings Billy Price Ohio State OL
32 New England Patriots Derrius Guice LSU RB

NFL mock draft 2018: Top players, projection for first round

CBS Sports projection

1 Cleveland Browns Sam Darnold USC QB
2 New York Giants Josh Rosen UCLA QB
3 Indianapolis Colts Minkah Fitzpatrick Alabama DB
4 Cleveland Browns (from Texans) Saquon Barkley Penn State RB
5 Denver Broncos Baker Mayfield Oklahoma QB
6 New York Jets Connor Williams Texas OT
7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bradley Chubb NC State DE
8 Chicago Bears Courtland Sutton SMU WR
9 San Francisco 49ers Quenton Nelson Notre Dame G
10 Oakland Raiders Roquan Smith Georgia LB
11 Miami Dolphins Derwin James Florida State S
12 Cincinnati Bengals Orlando Brown Oklahoma OT
13 Washington Redskins Josh Allen Wyoming QB
14 Green Bay Packers Calvin Ridley Alabama WR
15 Arizona Cardinals Lamar Jackson Louisville QB
16 Baltimore Ravens Derrius Guice LSU RB
17 Los Angeles Chargers Vita Vea Washington DT
18 Seattle Seahawks Marcus Davenport UTSA DL
19 Dallas Cowboys James Washington Oklahoma State WR
20 Detroit Lions Maurice Hurst Michigan DT
21 Buffalo Bills Mason Rudolph Oklahoma State QB
22 Buffalo Bills (from Chiefs) Harrison Phillips Stanford DL
23 Los Angeles Rams Joshua Jackson Iowa CB
24 Carolina Panthers Anthony Miller Memphis WR
25 Tennessee Titans Taven Bryan Florida DT
26 Atlanta Falcons Da’Ron Payne Alabama DT
27 New Orleans Saints Tremaine Edwards Virginia Tech LB
28 Pittsburgh Steelers Malik Jefferson Texas LB
29 Jacksonville Jaguars Mark Andrews Oklahoma TE
30 Philadelphia Eagles Denzel Ward Ohio State CB
31 New England Patriots Ogbonnia Okoronkwo Oklahoma LB
32 Minnesota Vikings Chukwuma Okorafor Western Michigan OT

NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections for 2018 NFL Draft

Sports Illustrated’s NFL executive-vetted projection

1 Sam Darnold USC QB
2 Saquon Barkley Penn State RB
3 Josh Rosen UCLA QB
4 Bradley Chubb NC State DE
5 Minkah Fitzpatrick Alabama CB
6 Quenton Nelson Notre Dame G
7 Mike McGlinchey Notre Dame OT
8 Connor Williams Texas OT
9 Denzel Ward Ohio State CB
10 Josh Allen Wyoming QB
11 Derwin James Florida State S
12 Da’Ron Payne Alabama DT
13 Courtland Sutton SMU WR
14 Harold Landry Boston College DE
15 Roquan Smith Georgia LB
16 Calvin Ridley Alabama WR
17 Christian Wilkins Clemson DT
18 Tarvarus McFadden Florida State CB
19 Orlando Brown Oklahoma OT
20 Clelin Ferrell Clemson DE/LB
21 Austin Bryant Clemson DE/LB
22 Christian Kirk Texas A&M WR
23 Sam Hubbard Ohio State DE/LB
24 Arden Key LSU DE
25 Chukwuma Okorafor Western Michigan OT
26 Dre’Mont Jones Ohio State DT
27 Baker Mayfield Oklahoma QB
28 Derrius Guice LSU RB
29 Isaiah Oliver Colorado CB
30 Rashaan Evans Alabama LB
31 Damien Harris Alabama RB
32 James Washington Oklahoma State WR

2018 NFL Draft: First round order

Pick Nos. 1 through 20 are set now that the regular season is finished.

1. Cleveland Browns

2. New York Giants

3. Indianapolis Colts

4. Cleveland Browns

5. Denver Broncos

6. New York Jets

7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

8. Chicago Bears

9. San Francisco 49ers OR Oakland Raiders (coin flip)

11. Miami Dolphins

12. Cincinnati Bengals

13. Washington Redskins

14. Green Bay Packers

15. Arizona Cardinals

16. Baltimore Ravens

17. Los Angeles Chargers

18. Seattle Seahawks

19. Dallas Cowboys

20. Detroit Lions

21. Buffalo Bills

22. Buffalo Bills (from Chiefs)

23. Los Angeles Rams

24. Carolina Panthers

25. Tennessee Titans

26. Atlanta Falcons

27. New Orleans Saints

28. Pittsburgh Steelers

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What Bill Self said after Kansas’ comeback win over West Virginia

Published: Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 6:41 PM

No. 10 Kansas secured one of its most valuable wins of the season to date on Monday night, beating No. 6 West Virginia on the road 71-66.

The Jayhawks were paced in scoring by Svi Mykailiuk’s 17 points, while Devonte Graham added 16 and Udoka Azubuike dropped 10 despite playing in foul trouble for most of the night.

Here’s what Kansas head coach Bill Self had to say after the 16-point comeback win:

From Jayhawk IMG Radio Network Postgame Show

On winning at West Virginia

“It’s one of the toughest wins we’ve ever had since we’ve been here. We didn’t play well early, we were on our heels.”

On the play of Kansas’ offense

“I thought we got some great looks in the second half. We’ll have to make some shots to be good offensively. We didn’t shoot a lot of free throws early, but we got there in the second half.”

On Devonte Graham’s steal, layup late in the second half

“That was a huge play. If I’m not mistaken, that was Jevon Carter’s fourth foul. He’s terrific. For him not to be in the game was huge for us. For him having to go to bench for 3 or 4 minutes, we went up 3 or 4.”

On Sagaba Konate’s blocks in the first half

“We didn’t look smart taking it at Konate early in the game. But over the course of time, our mindset is what won us the game.”

On Silvio De Sousa’s play in the first half

“Silvio gave us some good minutes in the first half. He’s just not ready to have that poise late.”

Postgame Press Conference

On wearing a pullover during the game

On the value of beating West Virginia

 

Nebraska basketball tops Illinois on last-second 3-pointer

Published: Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 6:39 PM

James Palmer Jr.-Nebraska basketball-Illinois-Big Ten

Nebraska hoops got a 64-63 win in a wild one with Illinois on Monday night thanks to a last-second 3-pointer from James Palmer Jr.

Trailing 63-61 after a four-point play on a three and a free throw from the Fighting Illini’s Michael Finke, Palmer took a pass from Glynn Watson Jr. and lofted up a contested three that fell with .03 seconds left in the game.

Watch it and some reactions here:

Here’s the radio call for it:

And some fan/media videos:

And here are final stats between the two teams. Palmer Jr. Finished with a team and game-high 24, but none were as important as the last bucket.

 

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