Here we are in Fort Wayne, the heart of the Midwest, and a pair of neighbors from the East Coast make it to the title game. Go figure.
On Sunday evening, point guard Kyle Lowry scored 18 points to lead Philly MJC past the Dajuan Wagner All-Stars of New Jersey, 62-53 in the championship game of the 10th Spiece Run ‘n Slam.
For his efforts, Lowry was named the MVP of the tournament.
Both the Wagner All-Stars and MJC teams had to play four games on Sunday and each got involved in a sprint in the semifinals. Then, the pace slowed down considerably to a turtle race in the finals.
Lowry's finest hour of the weekend came against The Family in the semifinals. Lowry proved to be unguardable and hit for 41 points and his team won 85-69. He was scoring every which way possible. Folks, let's put this into perspective. He scored 41 points in his third game of the day and 8th game of the tournament.
Dajuan Wagner's bunch sweated one out against DTA Wisconsin 89-84. The Wagner teams' MVP throughout the event was forward Charron Fisher. He had 25 in the win and guard Shamari Moore had 22. DTA's Dupree Fletcher lead all scorers with 27 and forward Jermyl Jackson-Wilson had 22.
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