Biggs Has Great AND1 Tournament

Tyrell Biggs had an outstanding AND1 Tournament, and <i></i>'s Mike Sullivan was in attendance.

Tyrell Biggs was certainly disappointed yesterday afternoon after his team, Don Bosco Prep of New Jersey, was eliminated in the consolation round by Rahway High School of New Jersey.

Biggs, 6-foot-7 and 250 pounds, produced 27 points in Don Bosco's 68-65 loss on Sunday afternoon to Rahway High School. Biggs' last second shot from 40 feet out along the right sideline almost spun in to tie the game.

Tyrell showed he has perhaps the best touch by a big man from the perimeter. He was unstoppable. The only problem for Don Bosco was its guards could not get him the ball enough. Too many times down the floor the Don Bosco guards rushed shots before Biggs could get his wide frame in position for an entry pass in the low post. This led Biggs to stray more on the perimeter. But the big man kept dropping the shots down.

Biggs also had a 35-point game against Grady High School of Brooklyn, New York. Tyrell produced 20 of the 35 in the first half to keep the game close before Grady edged away late in the game due to the quickness of its athletes.

Biggs, who is looking to be surrounded by other good players on the college level, is certainly good enough to carry a team on his back. But Tyrell has already indicated a desire to be part of a national championship run and not the main focal point.

Tyrell has plenty of high major interest. Connecticut, Duke, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Villanova, and Virginia round out Biggs' short list. "I don't have a favorite," Biggs said. "I have to see all the schools to make a decision. And I won't be making any more visits until after July."

Tyrell has stated he plans on competing at the Reebok camp this coming July. If Biggs has a big summer, it no doubt will make it easier for him to land a spot on the 2005 McDonald's All American team.

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