November 28, 2018 /Sports News – Local Merrill scores 20, leads Utah State past Northern Iowa 71-52 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah (AP) — Sam Merrill scored 20 points as host Utah State beat Northern Iowa 71-52 on Wednesday night in the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Conference Challenge.The Aggies (6-1) snapped a two-game losing skid and are now 2-2 in their annual contest.Merrill, a junior guard who led all scorers with 50 points in two games during the MGM Main Event in Las Vegas, made 7 of 14 field goals and all four of his free-throw attempts.Luke McDonnell scored 14 points to lead Northern Iowa (3-4).Utah State built a 31-23 halftime lead. The Panthers stayed within double digits until a 5-0 spurt made it 48-35 with nine minutes left and they didn’t get closer. Diogo Brito’s two free throws stretched the Aggies’ lead to 60-42 with 5:22 remaining.It was the first meeting between the schools. Written by Tags: Sam Merrill/Utah State Aggies Basketball Associated Press
When compared to the more psychedelic-funk-inspired “Entirely”, “Punches” is more experimental. While Marscher’s organ and Mayer’s guitar are just as prevalent, Brownstein, Lewis, and Werth’s rhythm section really drives the song. About halfway through, the instrumental becomes a bit more exploratory. Brownstein switches up his bassline, adding more punch, while Mayer’s guitar takes the steering wheel and guides the listener through light-years of spacetime. Eventually, the band arrives back at the main groove, allowing the rhythm section to carry it home.Check out the latest single from Star Kitchen, “Punches”, below and head to the band’s website for the latest information on music releases.Star Kitchen ft. Nate Werth– “Punches” Star Kitchen surprised fans with a belated Christmas present on Saturday, releasing the band’s latest single, “Punches”, on Spotify via Color Red Records. “Punches” marks the second single release from the band, following their July debut, “Entirely“.The supergroup—consisting of members Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits), Marlon Lewis (Lauryn Hill/John Legend), Rob Marscher (Addison Groove Project), and Danny Mayer (Eric Krasno Band)—enlisted the help of Nate Werth (Ghost-Note/Snarky Puppy) on percussion, who also appeared on “Entirely” alongside Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds).Related: Live For Live Streams: What’s Playing On Our Facebook Page [Updates]According to an Instagram post, the band recorded “Punches” last February at Color Red Studios in Denver. In a Twitter thread announcing the song’s release, Brownstein noted, “The official release is next week but it snuck onto Spotify secretly yesterday and I can’t help but blast it out.” read more
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