Pulley 17's Win St. Louis Eagles Invitational

Howard Pulley 17-and-under Black team won the St. Louis Eagles Invitational 59-57 over the host Eagles. Jordan Hughes hit a shot at the buzzer for the game-winner.

Howard Pulley was led by Jordan Hughes with 16 points. Louis Cox, who moved up to the Black team had 14 points and Jacob Thomas had nine points, despite facing a box-and-one throughout the game.

Howard Pulley advanced to the title game with a 87-60 win over the Tennessee Travelers. Thomas scored a game-high 39 points as he made nine three-pointers, Chad Calcaterra had 14 points and Hughes added twelve. Cox chipped in with nine points.

Hughes was named the St. Louis Eagles Invitational MVP. He was joined on the All-Tournament team by Thomas.

All-Tournament Team
Jordan Hughes, Howard Pulley MVP
Jacob Thomas, Howard Pulley
Kony Ealy, St. Louis Eagles
Hunter Ward, St. Louis Eagles
Dwayne Evans, Illinois Warriors
Brandon Spearman, Illinois Warriors
Tyler Hood, Tennessee Travelers
Jalen Steele, Tennessee Travelers
Rafael Akpejiori, K.C. Keys
Nate Bliss, Iowa Barnstormers

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