MYRTLE BEACH, SC--A more assertive Brian Johnson showed up in the second round of the 2002 Beach Ball Classic to register a double-double on the way to propelling the Bishop O'Connell Knights to a victory over the St. John's Neumann (PA) Pirates, 66-42.
December 28, 2002
The College Basketball News' top ten high school teams shuffled a bit as strong tournament fields meant that several top teams would end up with multiple losses. Miami Christian lost twice at the Iolani Classic and Barrington (RI) St. Raymond's and Philadelphia (PA) Bartram fell twice in the City of Palms Classic. This week will feature several outstanding tournaments such as the Academy National, Slam Dunk to the Beach and Beach Ball Classic.
December 24, 2002
Ndudi Ebi of Westbury Christian was named the Les Schwab Invitational, his second consecutive MVP award. He had 32 points, twelve rebounds, six blocked shots and six steals in their 59-57 loss to Bishop O'Connell in the finals. Ebi was named Most Valuable Player of the Tyson Holiday Hoops tournament last weekend, despite a third place finish for the team. He scored 102 points and 49 rebounds in four games in the Les Schwab Invitational, finishing first in scoring and second in rebounding.
December 21, 2002