No. 7 Nevada beats BYU 86-70

first_img Tags: BYU Cougars Basketball November 6, 2018 /Sports News – Local No. 7 Nevada beats BYU 86-70 Associated Press Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailRENO, Nev. (AP) — Caleb Martin scored all 21 of his points in the second half and Jordan Caroline tied a career high with 16 rebounds to help No. 7 Nevada beat Brigham Young 86-70 in the season opener Tuesday night.After Nevada’s offense sputtered in the first half, it accelerated in the second, especially in the game’s final 10 minutes. Nevada shot 27 percent from the field in the first half and 51 percent in the second.Jordan Caroline helped Nevada go into the half tied at 34. He had a double-double with five minutes left in the first half, the 28th of his career, which moved him into sixth all time in school history. He led all players with 25 points.Jahshire Hardnett led BYU with 17 points. Cougar forward Yoeli Childs had 16 points and 12 rebounds, but played limited minutes after he committed his fourth foul with 19:10 left in the second half.BIG PICTUREBYU: The Cougars entered a raucous Lawlor Events Center (15th largest attendance in Nevada history, 11,094) and competed against a top ten team, showing why they are a contender to challenge Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference.Nevada: With the first top 10 ranking to start the season in school history, there’s a lot of hype in Reno.UP NEXTBYU: The Cougars return to Provo on Friday for its “Crosstown Clash” against Utah Valley.Nevada: The Wolf Pack plays game two of its four-game home stand to start the season Friday as it hosts Pacific.last_img read more

Forbes.com ranks NBT Bancorp as 11th best in the nation

first_imgNBT Bank,In a December 20, 2010, article titled ‘America’s Best And Worst Banks,’ Forbes.com ranked NBT Bancorp as the eleventh-best bank in the nation. NBT Bancorp was one of only three institutions from the Northeast to make the top 12.Forbes ranked the 100 largest banks, thrifts and holding companies on data provided by Charlottesville, Va.-based SNL Financial. Eight measures of financial health were used to gauge asset quality, capital adequacy and profitability. Those measures included: return on average equity; net interest margin; nonperforming loans (NPLs) as a percentage of loans; nonperforming assets as percentage of assets; reserves as a percentage of NPLs; two capital ratios (Tier 1 and risk-based); and leverage ratio. Forbes ranked the financial institutions on each measure and averaged the individual rankings to make its determination.NBT Bancorp President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Dietrich said, ‘This recognition helps validate our efforts to be a high-performing financial company built on a progressive, conservative banking strategy. We will continue to view the challenges facing the banking industry as opportunities to improve our customer service and deliver long-term value to our shareholders.’Forbes is one of the world’s leading providers of business information. Its magazines and other media reach more than 50 million businesspeople around the globe.NBT Bancorp Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Norwich, NY, with total assets of $5.3 billion at December 31, 2010. The company primarily operates through NBT Bank, N.A., a full-service community bank with two divisions, and through two financial services companies. NBT Bank, N.A. has 124 locations, including 85 NBT Bank offices in upstate New York, two NBT Bank offices in northwestern Vermont and 37 Pennstar Bank offices in northeastern Pennsylvania. EPIC Advisors, Inc., based in Rochester, NY, is a full-service 401(k) plan recordkeeping firm. Mang Insurance Agency, LLC, based in Norwich, NY, is a full-service insurance agency.More information about NBT and its divisions can be found on the Internet at: www.nbtbancorp.com(link is external), www.nbtbank.com(link is external), www.pennstarbank.com(link is external), www.epic1st.com(link is external) and www.manginsurance.com(link is external).Source: NBT. NORWICH, N.Y. (FEBRUARY 18, 2011) ‘ # # #last_img read more