That seemed like a tall order for the Boilermakers on Saturday.
Despite just two points from potential top-ten pick Jaren Jackson Jr., the Spartans received 20 points from the other lottery pick they have, as Miles Bridges led them to the victory. Bridges finished with a team-high 20 points.
Word of that criticism clearly got around to Bridges and stuck with him, because the sophomore guard made mention of Dakich after the game. In the 10 games since that loss, Bridges is averaging 19.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists, while shooting 53.5 percent from the field. Matt McQuaid added nine points to the winning cause.
We're not going to get too deep into this game, as it was the most lopsided game of the night. "Our fans were the difference".
Things escalated quickly after Ohio State held a 10-point halftime lead. Purdue enters the toughest part of its schedule - against Ohio State, at Michigan State - having not lost since late November. Earlier in the year, there was a lot of talk about Bridges not being aggressive enough. You've got to learn from it. (See below.) The short answer, however, is this: Bridges is probably at his best when he's playing as a complimentary piece, as a role player, and he's done it better than you think. I thought in the first half we had a good balance of making some threes and going inside to him so we wanted to keep going into them, and since they were staying one-on-one, just keep it simple.
Kentucky (17-8, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) led 30-26 at halftime, but the Aggies (17-8, 6-6) made 11 of their first 16 shots in the second half - including all four of their 3-point attempts - to take a 14-point lead.
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Boston College 72, No. 25 Miami 70: Ky Bowman stole a rebound under the basket, drew a foul and hit two free throws with 2.9 seconds left as Boston College scored the last nine points of the game to rally for a victory over Miami (18-6, 7-5 ACC).
-Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery chose to start Ahmad Wagner instead of Nicholas Baer even though Wagner has played very little recently (18 minutes in the previous four games). With 2:03 remaining, Jackson spun past two defenders to lay up his first basket of the game, giving MSU a 63-61 lead.
There isn't a guy on the bench you can point to and say, "That's the guy who's gonna score". Purdue was unable to respond. "He triple-bounced one in at Iowa at the end and helped them win the game".
"Nunge was great", McCaffery said.
Alabama 78, Tennessee 50 - In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Donta Hall had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Collin Sexton scored 16 points to lead the Crimson Tide (16-10, 7-5 SEC) over the No. 15 Volunteers (18-6, 8-4).
"It was a big win, obviously we have a lot of work to do", Indiana guard Victor Oladipo told Fox Sports Indiana. Pending the outcome of Ohio State's home game against Iowa, the Boilermakers and Michigan State could be one game behind the Buckeyes with four to play. The Golden Gophers have lost their last seven.
Wichita State (19-5, 9-3), which ranks third nationally in rebounds per game at 42.0 and in assists per game at 19.0, dominated the Huskies in both categories.
Winston, who won the 2016 Mr. Basketball award while leading Detroit U-D Jesuit to a state title at the Breslin Center with Izzo in attendance, feels the pressure.
The radio communication with the crew was lost several minutes after the take-off, the aircraft disappeared off the radar screen. Pieces of the plane were found in the Ramenskoye region less than 25 miles west of the airport, the ministry said.
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Weather service meteorologist Trent Frey says the forecast is for up to nine inches of snow in Detroit through late Friday . A commuter train pulls into the LaSalle Street station under a heavy snow fall early Friday , Feb. 9, 2018, in Chicago .
Kansas has experienced how evenly matched the Big 12 is this season, having lost to seventh-place Oklahoma State last Saturday. Baylor: The Lady Bears continue to roll in the Big 12, and are 13-0 in conference play for the fourth time in seven years.
This research is used to develop educational materials for drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and other road users. A new report from AAA says that crashes caused by drowsy drivers are higher than federal estimates.
Lidwina Church in Yogyakarta province, Indonesia, following an attack by a sword-wielding man during Sunday Mass, Feb. 11, 2018. People in the church were pursued by the assailant while they were running out through the door.
It also offers $89 billion in extra disaster relief for hurricanes and wildfires that hit several states previous year . The two-year budget deal would lift caps on defense and non-defense spending by $300 billion over two years.
I was hoping to be better than a run-a-ball with five overs to go and then really kick on, but it never happened. It was a second drubbing for England after going down by five wickets to Australia in Hobart on Wednesday.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry cautioned Israelis not to visit the Maldives due to the current political crisis in the country. Having historically held more clout in the islands, India has sought to push back against China's growing influence there.
Teammates Mark McMorris and Max Parrot won silver and bronze respectively while American Red Gerard captured the gold medal. Mark McMorris completed his remarkable comeback from injury and was in a gold medal position heading into the final run.
As Vice President since 2016, he worked to reform Board governance with a focus on greater transparency and accountability. Soccer have announced that the organisation has three options regarding the vice-president position vacated by Cordeiro.
Languishing in sixth place in the Premier League , Wenger's side are however just four points behind fifth placed Tottenham . Instead, Arsenal were left relying on goalkeeper Petr Cech to repeatedly thwart Tottenham and prevent an even heavier loss.
He capped the run with a clean triple-cork 1440. "I was just really excited that I landed a run", he admits. A few years ago, they built a snow park for him and his friends, complete with a rope tow and lights.
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Oh, and we now know how on board Belinelli is on joining the Sixers, giving his best JJ Redick impression on Twitter. Atlanta was unable to trade Belinelli before Thursday's trade deadline , and now it appears he'll be bought out.
The 30-year old male bus driver was arrested for unsafe driving causing death and risky driving causing grievous bodily harm. Hong Kong's double-decker buses can accommodate around 140 seated and standing passengers, depending upon the model.
According to reports , Joaquin Phoenix has already agreed to play the role of the Joker , but the talks just need to go through. Phillips, who has also worked on Road Trip and War Dogs, will direct the movie and co-write it with Scott Silver.
While the increases are good news for those earning minimum wage, the Surrey Board of Trade says it's too much, too quick. In 2019, B.C.'s lowest-paid workers will earn $13.85 an hour, $14.60 in 2020 and $15.20 the following year.
Mr Moon has previously said he will need reassurance from the North that it would help resolve the nuclear crisis. The exchange with Kim however was the highest-level meeting between the United Nations chief and North Korea.
Brent fell almost 9 percent for the week while USA crude dropped 10 percent, the steepest weekly declines since January 2016. Brent futures LCOc1 fell $2.02 a barrel, or 3.1 percent, to $62.79 a barrel, its lowest settlement since December 13.
And Buzz Aldrin, second man to step onto the moon, also celebrated after watching the rocket soar "from my favorite launch pad". So, based on the corrected numbers, the auto actually won't make it as far as the asteroid belt, as Musk claimed in his tweet .