Wright: Nothing to brag about just yet

first_img“We’re finding our identity. Whereas before, maybe a year ago, we didn’t have any. We were just another bottom-dwelling team,” said the guard, who accounted for 19 points in Phoenix’s latest conquest.Wright, who embraced the role of a franchise player by inking a three-year extension with the young PBA team, also had seven boards, seven assists, and five steals in the affair.“We’re still so far from where we should be,” he said.Wright’s words echo the sentiment of his coach, Louie Alas, who warned his squad against being satisfied with its current run, especially since the Fuel Masters yet have to face the league’s heavyweights.“I feel it in my bones that we’re going to be something special,” said Wright. “We just have to keep at it.”ADVERTISEMENT ANTIPOLO CITY—Phoenix has zoomed right to the top of the PBA Philippine Cup standings with its four consecutive victories. But gunner Matthew Wright said there’s no reason to celebrate.ADVERTISEMENT PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town At least, not yet.“We haven’t done anything yet. We haven’t done anything worth bragging about. We haven’t won a playoff game yet,” the Filipino-Canadian marksman told the press shortly after the FuelMasters decimated Blackwater, 114-95, Friday night at Ynares Center here.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsThe team’s recent strides, Wright said, is a testament to how much work the FuelMasters have put in.“We’ve been working our asses off. I feel like we’re jelling together,” he said. MOST READ LATEST STORIES ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Dutertecenter_img Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting PVL kicks off new season with All-Star Game View comments PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrantslast_img read more

Program will focus on how to minimize risk of flooding in populated

first_imgShareDATE: March 22, 2004 CONTACT: B.J. Almond PHONE: (713) 348-6770 EMAIL: balmond@rice.edu PROGRAM WILL FOCUS ON HOW TO MINIMIZE RISK OF FLOODING IN POPULATED AREAS The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. March 23 in McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall, on the Rice campus, 6100 Main St. About admin Philip Bedient, the Herman Brown Professor of Engineering in Rice’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will deliver the keynote presentation. Panelists will include Burton Johnson of Harris County Flood Control, Kevin Shanley of the Bayou Preservation Association, Jim Thompson of J.F. Thompson, Inc. and Charles Penland of Walter P. Moore & Associates.center_img Rice University’s Shell Center for Sustainability is hosting the final installment of the series. The four-part Texas Water Seminars series explored issues related to water supply, potable water quality, coastal and surface water quality, and flood and watershed management. For more information about the seminars, go to .# # # AddThis Last lecture in Rice University’s Texas Water Seminars Series will be Tuesday night How to effectively minimize the risk of flooding in populated areas will be the focus of the final program in the Texas Water Seminar Series, Flooding and Watershed Management, at Rice University Tuesday night. last_img read more