Portugal and the Netherlands to set up sea testing facility

first_imgWavEC Offshore Renewables, Sines Tecnopolo, APS (Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority) and Teamwork Technology, supported by DMEC – Dutch Marine Energy Centre, will sign a Letter of Intent on October 11, 2017, to formally set up a sea testing facility.The signing ceremony will take place in Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, WavEC informed.The harbour of Sines has been indicated as a preferred location for such facility because the testing of sea technologies requires preferably deep water, good infrastructure support, proximity to a harbour and appropriate wave and wind resources.The facility will suit the purpose of technology development and in-situ testing of technologies but will also have educational and dissemination purposes. The place will be open to trainees that will receive hand-on experience in developing, building and operating the devices, building professional human capacity for this new industry, the company explained.The new centre is aligned with the report “Energia no Mar – Roteiro para uma Estratégia Industrial das Energias Renováveis Oceânicas”, approved by the Portuguese Government at the end of 2016 as a strategic vision for this sector in Portugal.In 2004 the Dutch company Teamwork Technology explored the north of the Portuguese Coast in Aguçadoura with its wave energy device Archimedes Wave Swing (AWS). This Aguçadoura infrastructure is nowadays the basis of the test facility available for grid-connected offshore wind and wave energy sea trials.To develop the marine renewable energy opportunities, there is a need for a cooperation between both countries to combine the know-how of the Dutch offshore industry and the Portuguese supply chain and home market.WavEC, as a partner of this consortium, is looking forward for the cooperation between these entities that will lead to the development of this new sector.last_img read more

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Drug march against drugs gets underway in the Kalinago Territory Sunday

first_img Sharing is caring! 39 Views   no discussions Share LocalNews Drug march against drugs gets underway in the Kalinago Territory Sunday by: – May 5, 2012 Sharecenter_img Tweet Share Photo credit: tristat.comSeveral Dominicans are expected to participate in a drug awareness match in the Kalinago Territory on Sunday.The event is being organized by the Ministry of Health Department of the East Caribbean Conference of Seventh –day Adventists in collaboration with Adventist National Youth Association (ANYA) and the Community Services Department.The walk will commence at the grounds of the Resource Centre at Sinekou and at the Government School at Atkinson and culminates at the Primary School grounds at Salybia with a short ceremony where addresses will be delivered and testimonies shared on the benefits of living a drug free life. The march will be led by uniformed groups from the church followed by church and community members carrying health banners, placards.Nurse Pricilla Prevost says the objective is to have both youth and adults interact and share with the community the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle free from drugs.“We want residence to know that we can live a healthy life free from drugs. We find that too many young persons are involved in drugs. One of the ways to help them stay away from drugs is to get them involved in youth groups and other organizations,” he said.Among persons to address the gathering at Salybia at 4.30pm is the parliamentary representative, district medical officer Dr. Valda Wade and Health Coordinator Priscilla Prevost.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

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BRACE FOR HOLIDAY RUSH: PCG on high alert as Christmas exodus starts

first_imgThe agency also put up Malasakit help desk handled by the PCG, PhilippineNational Police, Philippine Ports Authority and concerned local governmentunit.   Captain Erlin Benliro, PCG-Iloilocommander, said they have mobilized some 76 personnel to beef up safety andsecurity measures for the riding public until Jan. 5, 2020. Bracing for the holiday rush, thePhilippine Coast Guard (PCG) has placed its units on heightened alert. ILOILO – While homebound passengers startedtrooping various terminals and ports in the province, authorities expect thevolume would still swell days before Christmas. “We have three to four on a rotation basis hindipuedeng 24 hours nandoon sila. They also need torest. In Iloilo alone may limang ports tayo so yunyung binabantayan ng kalahati ng 76, ang kalahati ng 76 konandoon sa substations kasi andami kong ports ditoeh,” said Benliro. The commandant, however, noted thatthose 76 personnel will not be deployed 24/7. “Yes sana kung maari wag na langmagdala patawid kung saan magpunta para maiwasan ang delay ngbiyahe,” Benliro said. Ginapasiguro man ni Benliro nga safe ngapaga-sakyan ang tanan nga sea vessels tion sang holiday season. “Dito maari ang expected date natin is before the holidaywhich Dec. 24 kasi Dec. 23 may pasok pa so angposibilidad na the day beforeChrismas, dadagsain ng turista at umuuwing families,”Benliro said.center_img Ahead of Christmas Day, passengers wishing to go home to their provinces flock the Iloilo Passenger Terminal in Fort San Pedro, Iloilo City. To ensure safety of the holiday travelers, the Philippine Coast Guard authorities have laid tight security measures in various ports and ferry terminals. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN He urged sea travelers urged sea travelersfor the holidays to avoid bringing prohibited items to minimize delayin ports. According Benliro, they have reactivatedthe “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Pasko 2019” of Department of Transportation, wherePCG personnel are strategically deployed in major ports. Ingkaso man nga magtalang ang mgapasahero sang ila sakayan, indi magkahuya nga magpalapit sa Malasakit help deskmatapos nga handa nga mag-assist ang PCG kag iban pa nga law enforcement. The PCG-Iloilo also placed various waterassets which include aluminum boats and a jet ski to make sure that criticalports make sure that critical ports are closely monitored for any untowardmaritime security incident. “This means that all PCG units aredirected to be on heightened alert in five major ports located in Iloilo City’sLapuz district, Parola, Ortiz, Iloilo fastcraft and ferry terminal, and FortSan Pedro,” explained Benliro. As the influx of province-boundtravelers for the long holiday weekend is expected to make ports busy, Benliro askedpassengers to bear with the security processes as these are needed to ensurethat their travel is safe./PNlast_img read more

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Clarence E. “Corky” Carson, 83

first_imgClarence Eugene “Corky” Carson, 83, New Point, Indiana, succumbed to heart failure on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the Aspen Place Health Center in Greensburg. He was cared for by his wife, Helen, at home for four years, spending the last two years at Aspen Place.Clarence was December 14, 1933 in New Point. He was the son of William and Velma (Barkley) Carson.He graduated from New Point High School in 1951 and later hired at Bohn Aluminum on November 3, 1952 retiring after 45 years as a tool and die maker. He married his sweetheart, Helen Faye Haley, on November 28, 1953; they were blessed with 63 years of marriage. Clarence is survived by his wife, Helen; three children, Mark (Patricia) Carson of Osgood, Debra (David) Yeggy of Cincinnati, OH, and Diane (Jesus) Celaya, Mesa, AZ; two sisters, Ethel June McFerson-West, Orlando, FL and Doris Jean Donovan-Stiles, Orlando, FL; one brother, Arthur (Wilma) Carson, Orlando, FL; ten grandchildren, Jodi Collins, Christina Summey, Elizabeth McCarty, Craig Carson, Rebecca Carson, Jordan Yeggy, Jared Yeggy, Danae Yeggy, Corey Celaya, and Anthony Celaya; six great grandchildren, Emma McCarty, Tanner McCarty, Logan Summey, Ethan Summey, Olivia Collins, and Austin Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents.Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 7:00 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg and on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 at the New Point Christian Church.Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the New Point Christian Church with Rev. Mark Vice officiating.Interment will be held in the Rossburg Cemetery.Memorials may be made to the New Point Christian Church.Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.comlast_img read more

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Home nations exodus in qualifiers

first_imgMike Jensen broke Sligo hearts as Rosenborg hit back to book their place in the third qualifying round of the Europa League. Press Association The visitors cancelled out Shakhtyor’s 1-0 first-leg lead with Michael Duffy’s sixth-minute opener, but the home side were back on terms within three minutes through Sergei Balanovich and further goals from Alexander Guruli, Dmitri Osipenko, Nikolai Yanush and Ilya Galyuza secured a 6-1 aggregate victory. Northern Ireland’s Linfield suffered heartache too as they were unable to cling on to the 1-0 lead with which they headed for AIK Solna. The visitors remained ahead in the tie until the 56th minute, when Kennedy Igboananike levelled to set the stage for Henok Goitom to put the Swedes through 18 minutes from time. There was victory on the night, but a 3-2 defeat on aggregate, for Dundalk in Croatia. Stephen Kenny’s men trailed 3-0 to Hajduk Split on aggregate when Jean Evrard Kouassi fired the home side ahead, but second-half goals from Patrick Hoban and Kurtis Byrne made for a tense conclusion. Crusaders too emerged with a positive result, although they could only draw 1-1 with Swedes IF Brommapojkarna at Seaview after losing the first leg 4-0. Skipper Colin Coates put the home side ahead with 17 minutes gone, but Dardan Rexhepi equalised within 10 minutes to secure a 5-1 aggregate win. Meanwhile, Barclays Premier League Hull will face Trencin in their first ever European tie – although the Slovakians had to survive a concerted fightback by FK Vojvodina, who trailed 4-0 going into the second leg but won 3-0 in Serbia. center_img The Airtricity League side led 3-1 on aggregate at the Showgrounds when Danny North fired them into a 13th-minute lead, but Pal Andre Helland levelled on the night within three minutes before Jensen’s second-half double took the Norwegians through 4-3. Derry City’s hopes of progression were ended in emphatic fashion in Belarus by Shakhtyor Soligorsk. last_img read more

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Dazzling Man City disappearing into the distance

first_imgBy Martyn HermanLONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City soared above the fog swirling round the Etihad Stadium to demolish Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 and leave the rest of the Premier League peering into the distance in search of Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking team on Saturday.Tottenham, who began the day fourth, were supposed to provide a proper test but, just like City’s previous 15 opponents, were outclassed as goals by Ilkay Gundogan before halftime and Kevin de Bruyne and two from Raheem Sterling after it put City 14 points clear.City’s 16th successive win took them to 52 points, one game short of the halfway point of the season.Manchester United, who play at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, have 38 as do champions Chelsea who beat Southampton 1-0 on Saturday thanks to Marcos Alonso’s free kick.`Arsenal sent Newcastle United into the drop zone with a 1-0 win that lifted the Gunners to fourth with 33 points while Burnley are fifth, a further point back, after a 0-0 draw at Brighton and Hove Albion for whom Glenn Murray missed a penalty.Tottenham tumbled down to seventh behind Liverpool, who are at Bournemouth on Sunday, on goal difference.There were two big movers at the bottom with Crystal Palace winning 3-0 at Leicester City and West Ham United doing the same at Stoke City to move out of the relegation zone into 14th and 15th places respectively. Stoke are 17th.Even without the injured David Silva, City were too clinical for Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side and could even afford a second-half penalty miss from Gabriel Jesus.“It was solid, good, against one team demanding to be intense without the ball,” Guardiola said.“Since August we are so happy and I admire the most the way we play without the ball — thank you to the club to provide me with these amazing players.”LEFT UNMARKED City’s attacking football is a thing to behold but there was nothing fancy about their 14th minute opener as Gundogan was left unmarked to head in from a corner — a goal Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino described as an early Christmas present.To their credit Tottenham took the game to City in the second half but were cut open in the 70th minute as De Bruyne finished off a rapid counter-attack.Sterling’s double in the final 10 minutes took his tally for the season to 15 in all competitions before Christian Eriksen scored a late consolation for the visitors.“Today yes, they showed better quality than us. The better team won,” Pochettino said.Chelsea have won eight of their last 10 games, but like Arsenal who beat Newcastle with a Mesut Ozil goal, are realistically playing for a top-four position unless City suffer a new year collapse of dramatic proportions.“In the last 10 games we won eight games,” Chelsea boss Antonio Conte said. “Some people are forgetting this run because there is a team that is winning every game.”At the bottom Christian Benteke went from zero to hero as he scored his first goal of the season, and Crystal Palace’s first on the road, as they trounced Leicester with Wilfried Zaha and Bakary Sako also on target.Belgian striker Benteke made amends after disobeying team orders to take, and miss, a crucial penalty last week in a 2-2 draw with Bournemouth.“The day after (the penalty miss) he came in and held his hand up, he spoke to the players and myself and made the point that he would make it up to team, and that is what he has done,” Palace manager Roy Hodgson said.Marko Arnautovic scored against his old club Stoke as West Ham made it seven points from three games without conceding.Huddersfield Town ended a long scoring drought on the road as they thumped stumbling Watford 4-1. Huddersfield’s Jonathan Hogg was dismissed in the second half for a second booking while Troy Deeney saw red for Watford in the first half.last_img
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When Colin Milburn went berserk at the Gabba

first_imgBy Ian ChappellIN these sports-less days it’s timely to ask: “Is this the best batting in a session ever?”No, I’m not talking about Sir Donald Bradman’s 309 in a day at Headingley in 1930, where he scored a century in each of the first two sessions.I’m not reminiscing about the carnage Virender Sehwag caused at Brabourne Stadium in 2009-10 when he broke his own record for the fastest Test 250, coming off just 207 balls.And I’m not paying tribute to Barry Richards’ 325 in 330 minutes when he pulverised a Western Australia Shield attack in Perth that included great Australian speedsters Dennis Lillee and Graham McKenzie.If you’re looking for a clue to the innings I’m referring to, think about Richards’ opponents that day and you’re getting warm.It was a pulsating innings in 1968 by Englishman Colin ‘Ollie’ Milburn when he was playing Shield cricket for WA against Queensland at the Gabba.On a steaming hot day Milburn opened with Derek Chadwick and moved rather sedately to 61 by lunch, with WA a secure 0 for 92. In those days the only way to obtain Shield scores – other than the stumps radio summary – was by calling a dedicated telecom number.I had called at lunch and when I phoned again in the tea break the recorded message said; “WA 0 for 327, Milburn 242 and Chadwick 76.”“The commentator’s drunk,” I thought, “nobody scores 181 in a session.” That’s a mammoth output for a team never mind an individual.However when I heard the stumps summary, Ollie had indeed scored 181 on his own. His voluminous tally had been garnered off just 131 balls and was by some margin the most runs scored in an Australian session.His innings is best summed up by Rod Marsh, who was also playing for WA. “Ollie hit every shot in that session hard enough to reach the boundary,” claimed Marsh, “it’s just that they managed to stop a few.”What makes the innings even more memorable is the comment the rotund Milburn made in the lunch break. Spying a fellow cricketer with a thirst, the freely perspiring Milburn looked across the dressing room at Marsh and said: “F*** me, Rodney, it’s hot out there – I won’t be roonin’ too many after lunch.”Milburn hit 38 fours and four sixes in his extravaganza – he was a man of his word. One six was a pull shot smashed straight at an unfortunate Geoff Gray fielding on the boundary. Such was the power of the shot that the ball burst through Gray’s hands, hit him in the chest and continued on over the boundary while the fielder was almost impaled on the pickets.Gray received a memento from Milburn’s innings – a lifelong scar where the stitches were inserted.Knowing Milburn and his thirst, he would have scorned rehydration in an ice bath that night; rather he would have drunk what was on ice.Milburn only played nine Tests prior to a career-ending accident because of the conservative nature of England’s selections in those days. He blazed his way to a century in his last Test innings and just as he appeared set to establish a permanent place in the England side, he tragically lost an eye in a car accident.I played two Tests against Milburn in the 1968 Ashes series. He scored a memorable 83 at Lord’s that included two sixes. I don’t recall the second but I’ll never forget the first.It hit the grandstand scoreboard with such force that some of the numbers flew off their hinges and rained down on the spectators.Appropriately, the last time I saw Ollie was in a Manchester bar during the 1989 Ashes series. Sadly it wasn’t long after that night out that Ollie died of a heart attack, aged only 48. A mate of mine rang to tell me the bad news: “Ollie died in the car park of the Britannia pub.”“Was he going in or coming out?” I asked.“Apparently he was coming out,” was the response.“That’s good,” I said, “he would’ve died happy.”And I’ll bet the reported 2038 patrons at the Gabba on November 22, 1968, go to their grave believing they witnessed the best ever batting in one session. (ESPN Cricinfo)last_img read more

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Orange prevails despite opening half Harris dubs ‘top 3’ worst in career

first_img Published on December 6, 2010 at 12:00 pm Comments Facebook Twitter Google+center_img As the Syracuse women’s basketball team jogged through the tunnel following its runaway win over Albany, an Orange fan reached over the railings for high fives. When the SU players reached up to slap his hand on their way to the locker room, he yelled to each one, ‘Very nice second half.’ But the Orange’s first 20 minutes didn’t warrant the same approval. Though Syracuse turned things around in the second half to pull away for a 69-38 win over the Great Danes Monday in the Carrier Dome, an ugly beginning kept the game close until halftime. The Orange’s go-to formula of scoring down low and capitalizing on second chances failed. Luckily for SU, turnovers and poor shooting seemed contagious in the Dome, as both teams failed to find any offensive rhythm in the first half. But senior point guard Tasha Harris still ranked it as one of the worst halves she has seen in her four years with the Orange.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text ‘That was a really bad half,’ she said. ‘Probably top three.’ Heading into the contest, SU was averaging 35.8 points in the paint per game. Second-chance opportunities accounted for 21 points per game. But in the first 20 minutes Monday, those buckets were all but eliminated. The Orange tallied just six points from inside and two points on offensive rebounds. Syracuse’s leading scorer, Kayla Alexander, was held to just two points on two free throws. SU held only a 17-16 edge on the glass. Without Albany’s similar dismal offensive performance in the first half (6-of-27 from the field), the Orange’s 23-17 lead at the break could have been a deficit. ‘Obviously, you can turn the ball over a little bit, and you can do some things that aren’t that good when the team only makes six shots in the first half,’ SU head coach Quentin Hillsman said. ‘And that was the key. … We kind of played enough defense to not let the game get out of hand.’ Had the Orange showed up on the offensive end in the first half, the game could have gotten out of hand in its favor. A number of violations on the offensive end disturbed Syracuse’s offensive rhythm. Five of SU’s 15 turnovers in the first half came on three-second violations, and another two were traveling calls. Hillsman said he believes the three-second violations were good calls. And they certainly affected SU’s go-to scoring option in the sophomore Alexander, who was called for the violation four times in the first. ‘I think that threw us off a bit,’ Alexander said. ‘Yeah, that definitely had an effect. We tried to just keep playing through it.’ Alexander said she tried to focus on not drawing those calls. And with its center not able to post up in the paint, the Orange struggled. SU shot 7-of-18 from the field in the first half and only grabbed a positive rebounding margin when Shakeya Leary cleaned up Erica Morrow’s final shot of the half. During the break, players said Harris and Morrow told the Orange things needed to turn around before the coaches came in. Hillsman then intensely echoed those sentiments before the Orange ran away with the 31-point win. But the first-half struggles were enough of a concern that Harris, Morrow and Hillsman all felt they had to address the team in order to turn things around. ‘We were trying to force the ball inside to (Alexander), and they were basically swarming the post,’ Harris said. ‘We had to just take more rhythm jump shots and swing the ball, get more movement. ‘And we weren’t doing that in the first half.’ zjbrown@syr.edulast_img read more

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Syracuse offense clicks in season-opening 2-0 win over Albany

first_img Related Stories Syracuse sees immediate results of new offseason conditioning program in 2-0 win over AlbanySyracuse 2, Albany 0 Comments After an Albany own goal in the 50th minute gave Syracuse a one-goal lead, Louis Clark did everything in his power to give the Orange a much-needed insurance goal.Clark brought the ball downfield and found an open Lars Muller. Muller generated space and delivered a strike to a streaking Tony Asante. Asante steadied himself and tactfully placed the ball past the outstretched right arm of goalie Tim Allen.The goal gave Syracuse some breathing room en route to its season-opening 2-0 win over the Great Danes in front of a record 1,581 fans at SU Soccer Stadium. The Orange is 4-1-1 against Albany all time and has now won seven of its last eight home openers.Coming off a rough three-win season, the win Friday gives Syracuse confidence to start off its 2012 campaign.“It was brilliant to get a goal of our own, one that wasn’t an own goal,” Clark said. “I thought it gave us the confidence that we needed.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe goal was the first of Asante’s SU career. A former star at Monroe College, the Ghana-born forward made his mark in the first game of the season.“When Louis got the ball and Lars made the run, I knew he was going to give it to Lars,” Asante said. “As soon as Lars got it, I was wide open, so I called for the ball and he gave it to me.”Head coach Ian McIntyre subbed Clark, Muller, Asante and freshman midfielder Stefanos Stamoulacatos into the game in the 60th minute and the tempo changed immediately.The group brought a sense of urgency and precision and created plenty of scoring opportunities. Asante missed a good chance to score less than a minute before his eventual goal, but was ready when the time came.“In soccer, you’re going to get chances and you’re going to miss some and you’re going to make some,” Asante said. “As soon as you miss, you’re hoping you’re going to get the next one. And we did get it.”Syracuse controlled the pace of the game and maintained the ball with regularity. The Orange outshot the Danes 22-7 and attempted 11 corner kicks compared to two for Albany.“I felt that we were in control of the game,” McIntyre said. “However, we’ve been on the other end of these games, so to keep the ball and to get rewarded for our play was great.”Though he only faced two shots on goal, freshman goalie Alex Bono posted a shutout in his collegiate debut. The No. 1 recruit in New York state calmly thwarted the few opportunities the Danes had and played with poise and intensity.Bono played his first game in front of the largest crowd in SU soccer history. The record surpassed the previous high of 1,493 in the season opener against Notre Dame in 1996.“(The fans) were unbelievable,” Clark said. “They’re like a 12th man out there.”After a 3-12-1 campaign last year, the season opener gave hopeful fans something to cheer about.Syracuse got off to a slow start in the first half, as its shots sailed wide or over the top of the goal.In the eighth minute, Stamoulacatos drove a shot toward the box, but the ball went to the right and out of bounds.Another chance came in the 28th minute, when Muller received a lob and tapped it to Ted Cribley. Cribley made a move and fired a shot, but the ball skirted to the left of the goal.The players’ efforts were finally rewarded in the 50th minute when a Ben Ramin throw ricocheted off Albany defender Philip Persson and into the net for an own goal. It wasn’t the sharp, definitive goal that Syracuse was looking for, but it gave the team an edge that would prove to be the difference.The offense clicked at just the right time. The chemistry on the field translated to a critical insurance goal that gave the Orange a win and some momentum going forward.“When they get the ball,” Asante said, “all you’ve got to do is make your run and they’ll find you.” Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on August 25, 2012 at 8:08 pm Contact Trevor: tbhass@syr.edu | @TrevorHasslast_img read more

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USC defeated by No. 20 Oklahoma State, 82-51

first_imgFollow Darian on Twitter @dariannourian24 The Women of Troy lost for the first time this season on the road to No. 20 Oklahoma State, who outshot USC on their way to an 82-51 route.The Cowgirls (5-0) shot an impressive 47 percent from the field in the first half that put USC (3-1), who shot 35 percent through 20 minutes, in a big hole early. By halftime, the Cowgirls had doubled up Troy at 44-22. USC only recorded two field goals through the first five minutes of play, consisting of two baskets by junior guard Ariya Crook and senior forward Cassie Harberts.Crook was the only USC player to enter into double digits with 12 points for the game on 5-of-16 shooting. She also struggled from long range, going 2-of-9 from beyond the arc. Harberts and junior forward Alexyz Vaioletama both dropped in eight points a piece. Vaioletama also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.Unfortunately for the Women of Troy, Oklahoma State’s hot shooting would carry over to the second half and would finish the game shooting a red-hot 52 percent. USC ended up shooting around 33 percent for the game and would also get beat on the boards, losing the rebounding battle 39 to 29, mainly because the Cowgirls wouldn’t miss very many shots.Oklahoma State had four players in double figures, led by the 22 points of guard Brittney Martin, who added 10 rebounds as well to give herself a double-double. Center Kendra Suttles would also grab a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.USC’s poor shooting coupled with the Cowgirls’ offensive outburst resulted in multiple Oklahoma State runs that the Women of Troy were ultimately unable to overcome. They would never hold a lead in the game.The first of these runs came at the beginning of the game when the Cowgirls jumped out to a 20-4 lead with 12:48 remaining in the first half.The Women of Troy would fight back before Oklahoma State went on a 12-0 run to further increase the USC deficit to 26 points, 37-11 with a little under five minutes remaining. During that run, USC was held from scoring for just over four minutes.Turnovers would not help out the Women of Troy either, as 19 of them led to 26 points for Oklahoma State. The Cowgirls had trouble taking care of the ball as well with 13 of their own, but USC struggled to capitalize, turning them into only eight points.Junior forward Kaneisha Horn, who transferred from Alabama, played her first minutes as a Trojan and went three-of-four from the charity stripe.Even with the loss, new head coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke has USC off to their best start since the 1998-99 season with wins against UC Davis, Fresno State and San Diego State.“Growth is the goal,” Cooper-Dyke said. “I want our team to get better every game, every practice, so we are peaking at the right time in the season.”The Women of Troy will return home to face off against another ranked opponent in No. 19-ranked South Carolina Monday at the Galen Center. Tip-off is set for 5 p.m.last_img read more

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