Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2015

first_imgWe always look forward to the AMVCAs – it is an event which is arguably one of the biggest awards ceremonies that unites Africa’s creative force like nothing else.This year, the inaugural edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awardsunited movie lovers and style lovers across Africa like never before on Saturday 7th March 2015.Hosted by Nigerian radio personality/BBA Host IK Osakioduwa and Zimbabwean TV star Vimbai Mutinhiri, the star studded awards ceremony took place in grand style at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, LagosKunle Afolayan’s October 1 and Mildred Okwo’s The Meeting, emerged the biggest winners of the night, as the 2015 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards took place on Saturday night at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre.It was a massive night. Anyways, here is the full list of winners; Best Actor in a Comedy: Femi Jacobs for The Meeting Best Actress in a Comedy: Rita Dominic for The Meeting Best Actor in a Drama: OC Ukeje for Confusion Na Wa Best Actress in a Drama: Kehinde Bankole for October 1 Best Art Director (Movie/ TV): Pat Nebo for October 1 Best Cinematographer (Movie/ TV): Stanlee Ohikhuare for Verdict Best Comedy Writer (Movie/ TV): Tunde Babalola for The Meeting Best Costume Designer (Movie/ TV): Deola Sagoe & Obijie Oru for October 1 Best Documentary: Yvonne Bassey for The Gift of The Nile Best Drama Writer (Movie/ TV): Tunde Babalola for October 1 Best Lighting Designer: Lanre Omofaiye for October 1 Best Local Language Hausa: Hafizu Bello & Abubakar Bashir for Bincike Best Local Language Igbo: Obi Emelonye for Onye Ozi (The Messenger) Best Local Language Swahili: Sarika Hemi Lakhani for Veve Best Local Language Yoruba: Fathia Balogun for Iya Alalake Best Make: Up Artist: Sacred Lola Maja for October 1 Best Movie (Comedy): Mildred Okwo & Rita Dominic for The Meeting Best Movie (Drama): Steve Gukas for A Place in The Stars Best Movie Director: Kunle Afolayan for October 1 Best New Media – Online: Imoh Umoren For Hard Times Best Movie of 2014: Kunle Afolayan for October 1 Best Short Film: Ekene Mekwunye for Oblivious Best Sound Editing: Kulanen Ikyo For October 1 Best Video Editor: Victoria Akujobi for Reflections Best Supporting Actress: Linda Ejiofor for The Meeting Best Supporting Actor: Blossom Chukwujekwu for Knocking on Heavens Door Best Television Series: Georgia Arnold for Shuga.last_img read more

Know the 2019 March Madness field: How many teams, where they come from, who is left

first_imgThe 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket is set and, aside from the schools people are used to hearing about year after year, you can’t forget about everyone else.The tournament field is made up of 68 teams and that’s a lot of programs from all across the nation to keep track of basic information on each school. Here’s the guide to everything you need to know about each school in March Madness. Whether it be for one game or all the way leading up to the Final Four, we’ve got your powerhouse teams, mid-majors and, of course, the Cinderellas that continue to bust brackets year after year.MORE: Odds for every team to win the NCAA TournamentEast RegionDuke Blue DevilsLocation: Durham, North CarolinaSeed: No. 1, East RegionEnrollment: 6,692Notable Alumni: Richard Nixon (President)All-time Record: 108-36VCU RamsLocation: Richmond, VirginiaSeed: No. 8, East RegionEnrollment: 24,010Notable Alumni: Jay Pharoah (Comedian)All-time Record: 13-16UCF KnightsLocation: Orlando, FloridaSeed: No. 9, East RegionEnrollment: 56,972Notable Alumni: Daniel Tosh (Comedian)All-time Record: 0-4Mississippi State BulldogsLocation: Starkville, MississippiSeed: No. 5, East RegionEnrollment: 18,312Notable Alumni: Dak Prescott (NFL Quarterback)All-Time Record: 11-10Liberty FlamesLocation: Lynchburg, VirginiaSeed: No. 12, East RegionEnrollment: 45,754Notable Alumni: Samantha Ponder (ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown)All-Time Record: 0-3Virginia Tech HokiesLocation: Blacksburg, VirginiaSeed: No. 4, East RegionEnrollment: 27,193Notable Alumni: Dell Curry (Former NBA)All-Time Record: 6-10Saint Louis BillikensLocation: St. Louis, MissouriSeed: No. 13, East RegionEnrollment: 7,502Notable Alumni: George Michael (Musician)All-time Record: 6-10Maryland TerrapinsLocation: College Park, MarylandSeed: No. 6, East RegionEnrollment: 26,889Notable Alumni: Scott Van Pelt (ESPN and SportsCenter)​All-Time Record: 40-25Belmont BruinsLocation: Nashville, TennesseeSeed: No. 11, East RegionEnrollment: 5,933Notable Alumni: Brad Paisley (Country artist)All-Time Record: 1-7LSU TigersLocation: Baton Rouge, LouisianaSeed: No. 3, East RegionEnrollment: 24,904Notable Alumni: Shaquille O’Neal (NBA Hall of Famer)All-Time Record: 24-24Yale BulldogsLocation: New Haven, ConnecticutSeed: No. 14, East RegionEnrollment: 5,528Notable Alumni: George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton (Presidents), Meryl Streep (Actress)All-Time Record: 1-5Louisville CardinalsLocation: Louisville, KentuckySeed: No. 7, East RegionEnrollment: 14,844Notable Alumni: Diane Sawyer (ABC World News)All-Time Record: 61-40 (Louisville forfeited 123 wins during 2011-2014)Minnesota Golden GophersLocation: Minneapolis, MinnesotaSeed: No. 10, East RegionEnrollment: 30,511Notable Alumni: Bob Dylan (Musician)All-Time Record: 7-9 (tournament appearances from 1972, 1994, 1995, 1997 have been vacated)Michigan State SpartansLocation: East Lansing, MichiganSeed: No. 2, East RegionEnrollment: 38,853Notable Alumni: Magic Johnson (Retired NBA), Nick Foles (NFL Quarterback)All-Time Record: 65-31Bradley BravesLocation: Peoria, IllinoisSeed: No. 15, East RegionEnrollment: 4,436Notable Alumni: Kirby Puckett (MLB)All-Time Record: 11-8North Dakota State BisonLocation: Fargo, North DakotaSeed: No. 16, East RegionEnrollment: 11,984Notable Alumni: Carson Wentz (NFL)All-Time Record: 1-3N.C. Central EaglesLocation: Durham, North CarolinaSeed: No. 16, East RegionEnrollment: 8,207Notable Alumni: Kim Coles (comedian, actor)All-Time Record: 0-2West RegionGonzaga BulldogsLocation: Spokane, WashingtonSeed: No.1, West RegionEnrollment: 4,965Notable Alumni: Bing Crosby (Musician)All-Time Record: 30-20Fairleigh Dickinson KnightsLocation: Hackensack, New JerseySeed: No. 16, West RegionEnrollment: 8,214Notable Alumni: Seth Greenberg (ESPN personality)All-Time Record: 1-5Syracuse OrangemenLocation: Syracuse, New YorkSeed: No. 8, West RegionEnrollment: 14,620Notable Alumni: Taye Diggs (Actor)All-Time Record: 68-39Baylor BearsLocation: Waco, TexasSeed: No. 9, West RegionEnrollment: 14,139Notable Alumni: Chip and Joanna Gains (HGTV’s Fixer Upper)All-Time Record: 13-13Marquette Golden EaglesLocation: Milwaukee, WisconsinSeed: No. 5, West RegionEnrollment: 8,143Notable Alumni: Dwyane Wade (NBA)All-Time Record: 40-34Murray State RacersLocation: Murray, KentuckySeed: No. 12, West RegionEnrollment: 7,891Notable Alumni: Justin Fuente (Virginia Tech Head Coach)All-Time Record: 3-16Florida State SeminolesLocation: Tallahassee, FloridaSeed: No. 4, West RegionEnrollment: 32,229Notable Alumni: Brooks Koepka (Professional Golfer), Buster Posey (MLB catcher)All-Time Record: 19-16Vermont CatamountsLocation: Burlington, VermontSeed: No. 13, West RegionEnrollment: 10,081Notable alumni: Ben Affleck (Actor)All-time record: 2-6Buffalo BullsLocation: Buffalo, New YorkSeed: No. 6, West RegionEnrollment: 19,693Notable alumni: Khalil Mack (NFL linebacker)All-time record: 1-3Arizona State Sun DevilsLocation: Tempe, ArizonaSeed: No. 11, West RegionEnrollment: 41,222Notable alumni: Phil Mickelson (Professional golfer), Jimmy Kimmel (Television personality)All-time record: 11-15 (1995 tournament appearance was vacated by the NCAA)St. John’s Red StormLocation: Queens, New YorkSeed: No. 11, West RegionEnrollment: 11,244Notable Alumni: J. Cole (Rapper)All-Time Record: 27-30 (2002 tournament appearance was vacated by the NCAA)Texas Tech Red RaidersLocation: Lubbock, TexasSeed: No. 3, West RegionEnrollment: 28,868Notable Alumni: Patrick Mahomes (NFL Quarterback)All-time record: 9-16 (1996 tournament appearance was vacated)Northern Kentucky NorseLocation: Highland Heights, KentuckySeed: No. 14, West RegionEnrollment: 11,302Notable Alumni: George Clooney (Actor)All-time record: 0-1Nevada Wolf PackLocation: Reno, NevadaSeed: No. 7, West RegionEnrollment: 17,295Notable alumni: Colin Kaepernick​ (NFL)All-time record: 2-1Florida GatorsLocation: Gainesville, FloridaSeed: No. 10, West RegionEnrollment: 32,367Notable alumni: Tim Tebow (MLB), Erin Andrews (Television personality)All-time record: 43-17 (1987 and 1988 appearances have been vacated by the NCAA)Michigan WolverinesLocation: Ann Arbor, MichiganSeed: No. 2, West RegionEnrollment: 28,120Notable alumni: Tom Brady (NFL), Gerald Ford (President)All-time record: 52-23 (1992 Final Four and all 1993, 1996 and 1998 games have been vacated by the NCAA)Montana GrizzliesLocation: Missoula, MontanaSeed: No. 15, West RegionEnrollment: 10,175Notable Alumni: Jeannette Rankin (First woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives)All-time record: 2-12South RegionVirginia CavaliersLocation: Charlottesville, VirginiaSeed: No. 1, South RegionEnrollment: 16,665Notable Alumni: Tina Fey (comedian, actor), Katie Couric (journalist)All-Time Record: 29-21Gardner-Webb Runnin’ BulldogsLocation: Boiling Springs, North CarolinaSeed: No. 16, South RegionEnrollment: 2,207Notable Alumni: Blake Lalli (MLB catcher)All-Time Record: 0-0Ole Miss RebelsLocation: Oxford, MississippiSeed: No. 8, South RegionEnrollment: 18,737Notable Alumni: Eli Manning (NFL quarterback)All-Time Record: 5-8Oklahoma SoonersLocation: Norman, OklahomaSeed: No. 9, South RegionEnrollment: 22,819Notable Alumni: Olivia Munn (actor), Baker Mayfield (NFL)All-Time Record: 41-30Wisconsin BadgersLocation: Madison, WisconsinSeed: No. 5, South RegionEnrollment: 32,196Notable Alumni: J.J. Watt (NFL)All-Time Record: 38-22Oregon DucksLocation: Eugene, OregonSeed: No. 12, South RegionEnrollment: 19,340Notable Alumni: Ty Burrell (actor)All-Time Record: 23-14Kansas State WildcatsLocation: Manhattan, KansasSeed: No. 4, South RegionEnrollment: 18,488Notable Alumni: Darren Sproles (NFL)All-Time Record: 34-33UC Irvine AnteatersLocation: Irvine, CaliforniaSeed: No. 13, South RegionEnrollment: 29,307Notable Alumni: Scott Brooks (NBA coach)All-Time Record: 0-1Villanova WildcatsLocation: Villanova, PennsylvaniaSeed: No. 6, South RegionEnrollment: 6,966Notable Alumni: Bradley Cooper (actor)All-Time Record: 58-36St. Mary’s GaelsLocation: Moraga, CaliforniaSeed: No. 11, South RegionEnrollment: 2,658Notable Alumni: Patty Mills (NBA)All-Time Record: 5-9Purdue BoilermakersLocation: Lafayette, IndianaSeed: No. 3, South RegionEnrollment: 31,006Notable Alumni: Neil Armstrong (astronaut), Drew Brees (NFL)All-Time Record: 37-29Old Dominion MonarchsLocation: Norfolk, VirginiaSeed: No. 14, South RegionEnrollment: 19,540Notable Alumni: Nancy Lieberman (WNBA), Justin Verlander (MLB pitcher)All-Time Record: 3-11Cincinnati BearcatsLocation: Cincinnati, OhioSeed: No. 7, South RegionEnrollment: 26,608Notable Alumni: George Clooney (actor)All-Time Record: 45-30Iowa HawkeyesLocation: Iowa City, IowaSeed: No. 10, South RegionEnrollment: 24,503Notable Alumni: Gene Wilder (actor)All-Time Record: 29-27Tennessee VolunteersLocation: Knoxville, TennesseeSeed: No. 2, South RegionEnrollment: 28,894Notable Alumni: Peyton Manning (NFL), Candace Parker (WNBA)All-Time Record: 19-21Colgate RaidersLocation: Hamilton, New YorkSeed: No. 15, South RegionEnrollment: 2,873Notable Alumni: Bob Woodruff (journalist)All-Time Record: 0-2Midwest RegionNorth Carolina Tar HeelsLocation: Chapel Hill, North CarolinaSeed: No. 1, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 18,862Notable Alumni: Michael Jordan (retired NBA), Mia Hamm (retired soccer), Ken Jeong (actor)All-Time Record: 123-45Iona GaelsLocation: New Rochelle, New YorkSeed: No. 16, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 3,178Notable Alumni: Don McLean (musician)All-Time Record: 1-13Utah State AggiesLocation: Logan, UtahSeed: No. 8, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 24,618Notable Alumni: Chris Cooley (retired NFL)All-Time Record: 6-22Washington HuskiesLocation: Seattle, WashingtonSeed: No. 9, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 31,331Notable Alumni: Hope Solo (retired soccer)All-Time Record: 18-17Auburn TigersLocation: Auburn, AlabamaSeed: No. 5, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 23,964Notable Alumni: Lionel Richie (musician)All-Time Record: 12-8New Mexico State AggiesLocation: Las Cruces, New MexicoSeed: No. 12, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 11,713Notable Alumni: Alan Hale (astronomer)All-Time Record: 10-25Kansas JayhawksLocation: Lawrence, KansasSeed: No. 4, MidwestEnrollment: 19,338Notable Alumni: Paul Rudd (comedian, actor)All-Time Record: 103-45Northeastern HuskiesLocation: Boston, MassachusettsSeed: No. 13, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 13,825Notable Alumni: LL Cool J (rapper, actor)All-Time Record: 3-8Iowa State CyclonesLocation: Ames, IowaSeed: No. 6, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 29,621Notable Alumni: George Washington Carver (scientist, inventor)All-Time Record: 19-19Ohio State BuckeyesLocation: Columbus, OhioSeed: No. 11, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 45,946Notable Alumni: R.L. Stine (TV producer, novelist, screenwriter)All-Time Record: 55-30Houston CougarsLocation: Houston, TexasSeed: No. 3, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 37,215Notable Alumni: Chamillionaire (rapper)All-Time Record: 26-24Georgia State PanthersLocation: Atlanta, GeorgiaSeed: No. 14, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 52,814Notable Alumni: Ludacris (rapper)All-Time Record: 2-3Wofford TerriersLocation: Spartanburg, South CarolinaSeed: No. 7, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 1,592Notable Alumni: Craig Melvin (journalist)All-Time Record: 0-4 Seton Hall PiratesLocation: South Orange, New JerseySeed: No. 10, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 5,969Notable Alumni: Dick Vitale (sportscaster)All-Time Record: 15-11Kentucky WildcatsLocation: Lexington, KentuckySeed: No. 2, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 22,425Notable Alumni: Anthony Davis (NBA)All-Time Record: 126-57Abilene Christian WildcatsLocation: Abilene, TexasSeed: No. 15, Midwest RegionEnrollment: 3,670Notable Alumni: Bernard Scott (NFL)All-Time Record: 0-0last_img read more