NIKE EYBL BOO WILLIAMS – SCORES & STATS FROM DAY 1
The Nike Elite Youth Basketball League has kicked off season #2 with 40 of the top Nike affiliated AAU programs converging on Hampton (VA) this weekend to compete in the first leg of a three-event regular season. The action in the 17-U age group is happening at the Boo Williams Sportsplex this weekend. Regular season EYBL action will also be held April 30th – May 1st at Fieldhouse USA in Dallas (TX) and May 28-30 at Athletic Xchange in Torrance (CA). The top 24 teams through the three regular tour stops will qualify for the Peach Jam during the July Live evaluation period July 12-15th in North Augusta (SC).
Below are the scores and key stats from the action Friday and Saturday:
- Boo Williams 83, Metro Hawks 66
Anthony Barber led Boo Williams with 20 points and Troy Williams added 17 points and 9 rebounds. Ian Vazquez was high-scorer for Metro Hawks with 15 points. St. John’s commitment Jevon Thomas added 10 points, 6 assists and 5 turnovers for the NY-based squad.
- NJ Playaz 86, The Family 73
Myles Davis was lights-out scoring 28 points in 27 minutes. The shooting guard connected on 9 of 13 shots from the floor, including 6 of 10 from beyond the arc. Villanova commit Savon Goodman added a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Darrick Wood also scored an impressive 16 points and Kyle Anderson had 10 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds. Jordan Price had 17 for The Family.
- All Iowa Attack 68, Charlotte Royals 65
Kale Abrhamson scored 21 points in the win.
- All-Ohio Red 97, NY Gauchos 78
The squad from Ohio had a balanced attack with five players in double figures. Jalen Robinson had 21 points and 13 rebounds. The Gauchos were led by Omar Calhoun’s 38 points and 10 rebounds. Calhoun shout 12 of 27 from the field.
- Mo-Kan Elite 72, King James Shooting Stars 62
Austin Ruder and Semilore Ojeleye each scored 18 whille big man Willie Cauley added 12 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Lorenzo Hearn had a game-high 24 for King James.
- Team Takeover 98, CP3 85
Last year’s EYBL champions got off to a strong start with Kethan Savage leading a balanced attack with 21 points, including a 13 of 13 from the foul line. Arnaud Adala Moto added 19 and 2013 big man Beejay Anya had 15 points and 9 boards. Louisvillle commit Rodney Purvis led the NC-based squad with 31 points.
- City Rocks 75, Southern Kings 71
Ricardo Ledo poured in 29 points and Zach Auguste added an efficient 13 points. Big man DaJuan Coleman collected a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, despite a two for nine effort from the line. Jarmal Reid paced the Southern Kings with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
- Spiece 73, B-More Elite 69
D’Vante Smith-Rivera had 20 points and 6 assists and DeJuan Marrero added 13 for Spiece. Charles Topper had 12 to lead B-More Elite.
- BABC 61, Alabama Challenge 40
Hello Nerlens Noel! The elite 2013 big man prospect shined with 20 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocked shots in the win.
- Mac Irvin Fire 66, Nike Team Florida 58
Steve Taylor had it working form the perimeter with 28 points, including 6 treys for the winners.
- Georgia Stars 81, Meanstreets 59
Alex Poythress had 24 points and 11 rebounds in the win for the Georgia Stars.
- CIA Bounce (Team Takeover CA) 69, Team Texas Titans 57
Anthony Bennett led the way for the Canadians with 23 points and 7 rebounds. Andrew Wiggins had 12 and Naz Long added 10 in the win. Preston Troutt had 14 for the Titans in the loss.
- Tennessee Travelers 78, Jackson Tigers 67
Craig Bradhsaw had 22 for the winner.
- Louisiana Select 78, St. Louis Eagles 72
Ricardo Gathers had 25 points and 11 rebounds and Louis Dabney scored 19 in the win. Cameron Biedscheid had 20 in the loss.
- Howard Pulley Panthers 79, Cali Supreme 77
- Each 1 Teach 1 67, ICP-Portland 53
- YOMCA 80, Playground Elite 74
Will Goodwin had 25, Anthlon Bell 19 and Jarnell Stokes 18 to lead YOMCA. Duane Wilson jr. kept Playground Elite in the game scoring 29 points.
- Houston Hoops 67, Seattle Rotary 56
Richard Sulaimon and J-Mychal Reese had 13 points each in the win for Houston. Anrio Adams had 16 for Seattle Rotary, but struggled with his shot going 6 of 20.