FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail(Salt Lake City, UT) — The Utes’ basketball team continues to add to the 2019 recruiting class.Seven-foot-three big-man Matt Van Komen committed yesterday. Van Komen averaged 17 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots as a junior this past season at Pleasant Grove High School.He chose Utah over Gonzaga and others. Robert Lovell Written by Tags: Basketball/Matt Van Komen/Utah Utes July 31, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utes Land Big Basketball Commitment
Unique Group has appointed Matthew Gordon as the new regional vice president for the Europe & UK region to oversee the company’s strategic expansion plans.Under Matthew’s leadership, the company aims to see further growth and expansion across Europe. He will be based in Aberdeen, UK.Matthew has over 22 years of experience in the subsea oil and gas industry, with previous senior management roles held in Fugro Survey, Subsea 7 and Viking Seatech.His last role before joining Unique Group was as managing director – UK at Atlantic Offshore, an emergency response and rescue vessel provider.Harry Gandhi, CEO of Unique Group, said, “We are pleased to welcome Matthew to our team. His operational and commercial experience in the subsea and offshore industry, along with his successful track record, will prove to be of great advantage to Unique Group’s strategic goals.”Matthew Gordon added, “Unique Group has a well-deserved reputation in the industry as a reliable solutions provider with its broad range of offerings worldwide. I am excited to join the company as it is moving on this growth curve, and I look forward to playing an active role in Unique Group’s future successes.”Matthew is heading the region with immediate effect.
Kelly Oubre Jr.’s short time with the Suns may be over.Oubre will undergo a procedure on his thumb and is expected to be out four to six weeks, which means his season is done, according to ESPN. Timberwolves injury updates: Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague, Robert Covington out for rest of season Phoenix F Kelly Oubre, Jr., will undergo minor procedure on his left thumb and miss rest of season, sources tell ESPN. Oubre’s recovery will be 4-to-6 weeks. He heads into restricted free agency on best stretch of career: 20 PPG, 5.7 RPG since becoming starter post-All-Star break— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 21, 2019The 23-year-old is scheduled to be a restricted free agent this offseason, so if he signs an offer sheet with another team and Phoenix decides not to match it, his career with the Suns will be over.Oubre came over to the Suns in an odd trade where he was first dealt to Memphis and then to Phoenix in a move that netted the Wizards forward Trevor Ariza. Related News The former Kansas Jayhawk is averaging career highs in points (15.2), rebounds (4.7), assists (1.2), blocks (0.9) and steals (1.2). Over his last 12 games, Oubre is putting up 20 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.