Orville Clarke, Gleaner Writer An agreement between the Government’s team and representatives from Supreme Ventures Limited has finally been reached in the divestment of Caymanas Park following a two-day meeting. An all-day meeting on Thursday and shorter deliberations on Friday brought a close to the matter, this after two recent missed deadlines. Arthur Williams, the man charged to lead the Government’s interest in the discussions confirmed the development in an interview with The Gleaner. “All matters have now been resolved following an all-day meeting with Supreme Ventures on Thursday and a much shorter meeting on Friday,” Williams said, speaking between flights from Miami en route to Washington DC on Saturday afternoon. The meetings were held at the Development Bank on Oxford Road in New Kingston.
Freshman Lazar Hayward scored a career-high 18 points to lead No. 16 Marquette to an 80-67 victory over visiting Villanova on Monday night. Hayward, who entered the game averaging six points per game, had 13 in the first half before fouling out late in the second. Dominic James added 18 points and Wesley Matthews had 16 points for the Golden Eagles (22-7, 9-5 Big East), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Marquette made all 16 of its free throws in the final 5:58 of the game. Matthews was 12-for-12 from the free throw line. Scottie Reynolds scored 25 points for Villanova (18-9, 6-7), which lost its second straight game. Curtis Sumpter added 14 points. The Wildcats’ last four losses have come against Top 25 teams. No. 15 Butler 68, at Wis.-Green Bay 58: A.J. Graves scored 20 points and Brandon Crone had 17 to help Butler beat Wisconsin-Green Bay. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Mike Nardi made two free throws to cut Marquette’s lead to 70-64 with 2:24 remaining, but Villanova scored just three points, all on free throws, the rest of the way. At No. 6 Kansas 71, Kansas St. 62: Freshman reserve Sherron Collins scored 20 points and led a key second-half run, and Kansas beat Kansas St. to extend its winning streak in Manhattan to 24 games. Mario Chalmers added 17 points, Darrell Arthur had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Brandon Rush finished with 11 points for Kansas (24-4, 11-2 Big 12), which has never lost in Bramlage Coliseum since it opened for the 1988-89 season. The Jayhawks’ last loss in Manhattan was a 58-57 defeat on Jan. 29, 1983, in Ahearn Fieldhouse. No. 10 Pittsburgh 71, at Seton Hall 68: Levance Fields scored seven of his 15 points in the final 2 minutes to help short-handed Pittsburgh hold off Seton Hall. Levon Kendall had 14 points and eight rebounds and Sam Young added 11 points for the Panthers (24-4, 11-2 Big East), who were without injured enter Aaron Gray.