Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy wins Premier League Golden Boot Award

first_imgLONDON: Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy bagged the Premier Leagues Golden Boot award after netting 23 goals across the 2019/20 season. Vardy beat Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (22), Southamptons Danny Ings (22) and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling (20) to scoop the prestigious individual award.The 33-year-old is the first Leicester City player to claim the award and is only the second Englishman after Harry Kane to take the crown in the last 20 years. “Jamie’s been outstanding for us – our Player of the Season,” Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers told the club’s official website. “He knows he can’t do it without his team-mates, but he also knows, and the team know, that they couldn’t have done it without him and challenge.” Manchester City’s Brazilian keeper Ederson won the Golden Glove award after keeping his 16th clean sheet of the season against Norwich City to beat Burnley’s Nick Pope to the award. IANS Also watch: Anti-CAA Protest in Naharkatialast_img read more

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No. 16 Michigan State looks for home win vs No. 19 Ohio State

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNo. 19 Ohio State (21-9, 11-8) vs. No. 16 Michigan State (21-9, 13-6)Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: No. 16 Michigan State looks for its seventh straight win over No. 19 Ohio State at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. The last victory for the Buckeyes at Michigan State was a 72-70 win on March 4, 2012. Associated Press No. 16 Michigan State looks for home win vs No. 19 Ohio State STEPPING UP: Michigan State’s Xavier Tillman has averaged 13.7 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.1 blocks while Cassius Winston has put up 17.7 points and 5.7 assists. For the Buckeyes, Kaleb Wesson has averaged 14.2 points and 9.4 rebounds while CJ Walker has put up 8.6 points.CREATING OFFENSE: Winston has either made or assisted on 44 percent of all Michigan State field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has accounted for 16 field goals and 22 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: Michigan State is 0-6 this year when it scores 66 points or fewer and 21-3 when it scores at least 67.PASSING FOR POINTS: The Spartans have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Buckeyes. Michigan State has 52 assists on 87 field goals (59.8 percent) over its previous three outings while Ohio State has assists on 30 of 74 field goals (40.5 percent) during its past three games.STINGY STATE: Michigan State has held opposing teams to 37.6 percent shooting from the field this year, the lowest percentage among all Division I teams. Over their four-game winning streak, the Spartans have held opposing shooters to 37.5 percent.center_img ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com March 6, 2020last_img read more

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