News and Notes From The Boo

HAMPTON, Va. - takes you around the gym in this news and notes column from the first day of action at the Boo Williams Invitational.

News & Notes

Jordan Farmar didn't travel with California Team Select. He had school work to finish up and hosted Arizona on Thursday. … Missing In Action this weekend: Memphis guard Charles Hampton (prom), Albany's Will Daniels (prom) and St. Louis' Kalen Grimes (SAT), The Family's Marquise Gray (funeral). Hampton is said to favor LSU for football at this juncture. …

Down 8 points in the second half, Albany's Greg Paulus said: "It won't happen, I won't let us lose." He then proceeded to make a pair of 3s and a runner. But, Albany lost in OT. Paulus likes Notre Dame, Syracuse, North Carolina, Duke and Xavier. He's a Big East or ACC guy. … BABC's Colby Santos is the nephew of BABC coach and Boston Celtics scout Leo Papile. He's also one of the top underclassmen in New England. …

We can't wait to see St. Louis Eagles scorer Brandon Rush. We'll catch him on Saturday and he opened with 8 points Friday night. … In another game we didn't see, Team Texas duo Jason Horton and Lamarcus Aldridge combined for 40 of the team's 55 points. Aldridge had 20 and 16. … Remember the name Demond Carter. Louisiana Select's PG is a freshman was the MVP of the state tournament as an 8th grader. …

Scores From Games We Watched

California Team Select 67, Louisiana Select 52
SC Ravens 58, Alabama Lasers 56
Memphis YOMCA 60, Albany City Rocks 55 (OT)
BABC 68, The Family 67

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