"It's All About The Game"
College and High School Hoops Report
Robert Stephens, Writer
Stephens runs down the hoops scene.
January 19, 2011 - The Martin Luther King holiday weekend featured exciting basketball from the college ranks to the prep game. Here is a brief synopsis of the holiday weekend.
The Georgetown Hoyas continued their winning ways against
Georgetown (15-3), 5-2 in the Big East) were led in scoring
DePaul dropped to (10-8), 1-5 in Big East play. The Hoyas hosts Rutgers Saturday at home.
Shabazz Muhammad helped, here in Boost Mobile game action this summer, took it to DeMatha.
The Maryland Terrapins ran into a tough Florida State squad
Terrell Stoglin led the Terps with 27 points but that was not enough to hold off the bigger Seminoles. Maryland (12-5), 2-2 in the ACC) will face a tough Temple team next in Philadelphia. Florida State improved to (12-6), 3-1in ACC play.)
The Howard Bison suffered a 69-53 loss at home to North
Howard (4-16), will travel to Savannah St. this Saturday.
The high school ranks offered some exciting games as well
Locally the Martin Luther King Hoopfest Showcase held at
In the late night game Gonzaga remained unbeaten defeating
“ It felt good when it left my hand.” said the 6’6
“ That’s why we never give up.” as he extolled his troops after their come back win.
Tavon Blackman contributed 13 points as the Eagles improved to 15-0
on the season. The Eagles were coming off a 77-65 win over Riverside Academy
In that win Nate Britt Gonzaga’s starting point guard bruised his calf. Gonzaga returns to WCAC play with games scheduled against (Friday night) Good Counsel and DeMatha.
“ This team is battled tested.” As far as the conference is concerned we take them one game at a time .”
Coolidge defeated Phoebus of Virginia Beach 65-55 to improve their record to 14-4 on the season. De’Shaun Moorman led the Colts with 22 points. Khalen Cumberlander chipped in with 19.
“ This could be the best team I have had in my five years at
In other games from Sidwell Friends defeated TC
The HoopHall classic was as kind to DeMatha as the Stags suffered their
first loss of the season to Bishop Gorman 73-65. The Stags (15-1) were
led by Jairus Lyles’s 17 points. James Robinson (13pts.), Jerami
Grant (12pts.) and Marcellus Bell 12 points led the Stags.
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