UVU Men’s Basketball Faces Grand Canyon in WAC Semifinals

first_imgThe Antelopes lead the all-time series against the Wolverines 9-5, but Utah Valley bested Grand Canyon 82-70 in their last meeting March 7. While star junior guard Jake Toolson struggled against the Kangaroos, senior guard Conner Toolson (21 points) and sophomore center Richard Harward (15 points, 8 rebounds, 6-7 shooting) stepped up in his stead. After besting UMKC 71-64 in the conference quarterfinals Thursday, the Wolverines set a school record with their 24th win of the season. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLAS VEGAS-Friday, Utah Valley men’s basketball (24-8, 12-4 in WAC play) meets Grand Canyon (19-12, 10-6 in conference play) in the WAC semifinals at the Orleans Arena of Las Vegas for a 9:30 pm tip-off. Grand Canyon got to this point by downing Seattle U. 84-75 in the WAC quarterfinals Thursday. Brad James March 15, 2019 /Sports News – Local UVU Men’s Basketball Faces Grand Canyon in WAC Semifinalscenter_img Junior guard Carlos Johnson (31 points, 7 rebounds, 10-20 shooting) led the Antelopes as did redshirt senior forward Michael Finke (21 points, 6 rebounds, 7-11 shooting). The winner earns a berth in the WAC championship game Saturday at 8:00 pm MDT. Tags: Carlos Johnson/Grand Canyon/Jake Toolson/Michael Finke/Orleans Arena/Richard Harward/UVU Men’s Basketball/WAC Tournament Written by The Wolverines still remain one of the best shooting teams in the country, as they are 16th nationally in field goal percentage (48.5 percent) and 12th in 3-point field goal percentage (39.1 percent).last_img read more

Seaford Woman Killed in Parkway Crash

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 43-year-old Seaford woman died after she crashed her car on the Wantagh State Parkway in Wantagh on Thursday morning.New York State police said Amy Giunta was driving her Cadillac DTS northbound “at a high rate of speed” when she crashed into the woods south of the Southern State Parkway shortly before 9 a.m.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.Witnesses told investigators that the victim was speeding before crossing the lanes of the roadway, driving onto the shoulder and hitting a tree.Northbound lanes of Wantagh parkway were closed at Sunrise Highway for two hours while investigators were on the scene.last_img