(Hazelwood Central, Florissant MO)
After sitting out two tournament games Grimes returned to action. On January 24th the big man had a double double, 19 points and 12 rebounds, against Riverview Gardens. Grimes also contributed 8 blocks in the 81-68 victory. On Friday he chipped in 13 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a losing effort against McLuer. Hazelwood's next game is against Berkley tomorrow evening. Phog Profile
Marvin Williams - 6'8 PF
(Bremerton High, WA)
Williams is averaging 24.2 pointsts 9.8 rebounds per game this season. The Knights loss to Shelton on Wednesday, but Williams had 25 points and 10 rebounds. Bremerton High defeated North Kitsap by ten points on Friday. Williams also received a mention in Sporting News this week, listed as one high school player with the potential to be a lottery pick in the NBA draft. Phog profile.
Earlier this month Loyola had their first win at rival Harvard-Westlake in four years. Omar Wilkes and Chris Rucker both had twenty plus point perfomances. Last Wednesday Harvard-Westlake came to Loyola, and the results were different with Loyola losing by nine points. Against Chaminade Wilkes was named Player of the Game with this performance.
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J.R. Giddens did not play on Friday as his foot was still bothering him. John Marshall defeated rival Millwood 62-53 without him. Giddens did get some press on his return to the court earlier in the week. Read it
Jeremy Case and McAlester defeated Broken Bow 80-61 in Saturday's homecoming game.
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Mike Williams - The "other Williams" is still mentioned in connection with Kansas from time to time.
Robert Rothbart - Quickie update on the California PF.