COL BKB: Kentucky 87, Iowa State 71

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 17 (UPI) -- Marquis Teague pumped in 24 points Saturday, elevating Kentucky to an 87-71 victory over Iowa State in an NCAA Tournament South Region matchup.

COL BKB: Iowa State 77, Connecticut 64

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 15 (UPI) -- Chris Allen scored a key basket during a late Iowa State run Thursday and the Cyclones advanced in the NCAA tourney with a 77-64 win over Connecticut.

COL BKB: Missouri 76, Iowa State 69

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Matt Pressey was one of six Missouri players in double figures Wednesday and the No. 9 Tigers put on a late rush to get past Iowa State 76-69.

COL BKB: Michigan 76, Iowa State 66

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Tim Hardaway's 19 points and six rebounds helped 15th-ranked Michigan knock of visiting Iowa State 76-66 Saturday.

COL BKB: Michigan State 72, Indiana 58

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Draymond Green and Kalin Lucas combined for 27 points Tuesday to spark No. 11 Michigan State to a 72-58 pounding of Indiana.

COL BKC: Michigan State 65, Penn State 54

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Kalin Lucas scored 24 points in his first game back from an injury Saturday to propel No. 10 Michigan State to a 65-54 win over Penn State.

COL BKB: Purdue 76, Michigan State 64

EAST LANSING, Mich., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- E'Twaun Moore scored 25 points and JaJuan Johnson added 19 Tuesday to propel No. 6 Purdue to a 76-64 victory over No. 10 Michigan State.

COL BKB: Michigan State 65, Minnesota 64

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Kalin Lucas scored 22 points Saturday and No. 7 Michigan State rallied to a 65-64 Big Ten road win over pesky Minnesota, playing minus starting guard Al Nolen.

COL BKB: Michigan State 71, Iowa 53

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Draymond Green's double-double Saturday helped No. 11 Michigan State to a 71-53 Big 10 road victory over Iowa.

COL BKB: Michigan State 54, Wisconsin 47

EAST LANSING, Mich., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Chris Allen's 16 points and six rebounds Wednesday led 11th-ranked Michigan State to a hard-fought 54-47 win over No. 20 Wisconsin.

COL BKB: Texas 79, Michigan State 68

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Damion James put up 23 points and unbeaten No. 2 Texas forced 22 turnovers Tuesday, defeating No. 9 Michigan State 79-68.

COL BKB: Michigan State 69, Citadel 56

CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Kalin Lucas put up 17 points and added six assists for No. 14 Michigan State, which used a 14-4 run Monday to pull away to a 69-56 win over The Citadel.

COL BKB: Michigan State 90, Valparaiso 60

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Second-ranked Michigan State, led by Chris Allen with 22 points, rolled to an easy 90-60 win Sunday over the Valparaiso Crusaders.

COL BKB: Michigan St. 75, Toledo 62

EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Draymond Green scored 15 points Friday to lead second-ranked Michigan State to a 75-62 decision over winless Toledo.

COL BKB: Michigan State 75, Indiana 47

EAST LANSING, Mich., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Draymond Green had 15 points and 12 rebounds Saturday, keying 14th-ranked Michigan State's 75-47 romp over Indiana.
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Chris Allen

Chris Allen (born 1966) is a British academic who researches contemporary Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hate crime. Currently based in the Institute of Applied Social Studies (IASS) at the University of Birmingham, he has been described by the University of Exeter as the UK's most experienced scholar on Islamophobia. His research areas include sociology, religious studies, cultural studies, social policy, and theology. He is the current Editor in Chief of The Journal for Peace, Gender & Development Studies.

Shortly after the events of 9/11 he was commissioned by the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia to co-author its "Summary report on Islamophobia in the EU after 11 September 2001" with Jorgen S. Nielsen. Published in May 2002, the report collated the findings from the largest monitoring project to have been undertaken into the phenomenon of Islamophobia in the world. Based on 75 reports — 15 from each EU member nation, the report highlighted the regularity with which ordinary Muslims became targets for abusive and sometimes violent retaliatory attacks after 9/11. Despite localized differences within each member nation, the recurrence of attacks on recognizable and visible traits of Islam and Muslims was the report's most significant finding. Incidents consisted of verbal abuse, blaming all Muslims for terrorism, forcibly removing women's hijabs, spitting on Muslims, calling children "Usama", and random assaults. Muslims have been hospitalized and on one occasion paralyzed. The report also discussed the portrayal of Muslims in the media. Inherent negativity, stereotypical images, fantastical representations, and exaggerated caricatures were all identified. The report concluded that "a greater receptivity towards anti-Muslim and other xenophobic ideas and sentiments has, and may well continue, to become more tolerated". The report was recently described as a "seminal document" in a debate in the European Parliament (19 November 2009).

Soon after the publication of the EUMC report, Allen became the first UK doctoral researcher to receive funding from the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to undertake research into the phenomenon of Islamophobia.

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