A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:19 GMT
(RNN) - By passing a last-minute deal on the debt ceiling, and a 16 days-late deal on the government shutdown, Congress finally got back to doing its job. So, what now? Some people may see it as the timeMore >>
With a budget passed only until January, a debt ceiling deal through February and a bunch of days off for Congress until then, the country may be back in the same situation soon.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 5:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 09:27:22 GMT
A last-minute deal has been struck, allowing the federal government to avoid a shutdown. A shutdown would have suspended all federal government services deemed non-essential. All federally-funded museums,More >>
Congress has passed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling, avoiding default. More >>
Sunday, October 13 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-10-13 22:52:24 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (RNN) - Despite the WWII Memorial being closed, members of the Million Vet March have gathered in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown – according to media reports. "We do notMore >>
Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown.More >>
Saturday, October 12 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-10-13 02:44:59 GMT
People nationwide have been unable to access welfare benefits through their EBT cards Saturday. Reports on the matter indicated the issue has no connection to the government shutdown.More >>
Xerox, which handles EBT systems in several states, said Saturday night the problem that prevented people from using their cards to shop has now been corrected. More >>
(RNN) – Belmont has been tabbed as a likely candidate among the double-digit seeds to produce an upset. If they do, expect senior sharpshooter Ian Clark to play a large part.
The 6'3", 175-pound guard averaged 18.1 points and 3.3 rebounds as the Bruins cruised to a 26-6 record for 2012-2013, including 14-2 in their first Ohio Valley Conference season. Clark was named co-OVC player of the year along with Murray State's Isaiah Canaan.
Clark worked in the offseason to improve his all-around game. As a result, he hit a gaudy 54.1 percent of his shot attempts, an uptick of nine points from his junior year, and his 46.3 rate from the 3-point arc ranked best in the nation (minimum 2.5 made per game).
His shooting stroke is deceptively fast, lulling defenders to sleep with a slow step up before releasing the ball with a quick flip.
The work ethic has paid off on both ends of the court, as he took home the OVC defensive player of the year award this season, too. Clark averages 1.6 steals a game, one of four on Belmont that force at least one turnover each time out.
The Bruins' accuracy from long range could prove the difference in the matchup with Arizona. The Pac 12 power is among the worst teams in the tournament at defending the 3-pointer.
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