After 3 games, the standings feature 4 teams with 2-1 records. As for league leaders, Fredrick Edmond leads the league in both points (33 ppg) and rebounds (12.7 rpg). Eastern Michigan's Tim Bond leads the league in assist with 6.5 apg and Devin Oliver is stealing peoples lunch money with 2.7 steals per game.
The night opened up strong with a thrilling back and forth between Red and Green, ending with a buzzer beating 3 pointer from Stevie Repichowski (Nicholls State) to upstage MSU's Miles Bridges late game heroics. With team Green down 1, Bridges finished an acrobatic and-one to put his team up two. With no time left on the clock, Mr. Repichowski heaved a deep 3 off the inbound pass that brought the house down. Fredrick Edmond continues to put up numbers as he got his 3rd straight double/double for Red with 24 pts and 15 rebs. Team Green was led by Bridges (21 pts, 9 rebs) and Tum Tum (17 pts) The win moves Team Red into a four-way tie for first with a record of 2-1, while Team Green drops to 1-2.
Team Royal Blue gave Team Moneyball Black their first loss of the season behind strong performances from MSU's Eron Harris (29 pts, 7 rebs) and Cassius Winston (16 pts, 5 rebs). Former MSU forward Marvin Clark made a celebrity appearance for Team Royal Blue and contributed with 12 pts. In the losing effort for Team Moneyball Black, Josh Langford had another great all-around game with 20 pts/5 rebs/3 assts/ 2blks. Derick Nelson's double double (14 pts/10 rebs) weren't enough as Black trailed by at least 10 for most of the second half.
In the night cap, Purple grabbed a down to the wire win from Volt 92-91. While Chris Jenkins (UofD Mercy) led Team Volt with 21 pts, it was Marcus Keene with the late bucket that gave them the win. Keene finished with 15 pts and 3 rebs. As for Team Purple, Nick Ward (MSU) led all scorers with 26 pts on 11-19 shooting. Tim Bond (EMU) continues his stellar play in the Pro-Am, nearly getting a triple double (12 pts/ 8 rebs/9 assts). The loss drops Purple to 0-3.
5:30: Royal Blue (2-1) vs Green (1-2)
6:30: Lady Green (1-1) vs Lady Navy (2-0)
7:30: Moneyball Black (2-1) vs Volt (2-1)
8:30: Red (2-1) vs Purple (0-3)
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