Sunday, January 27, 2013

ETU Select Captures MLK Crown

ETU Select 6th Man MLK Tourney Champs

Based on Buckeye Prep's involvement with the National Youth Basketball League (NYBL), our readers should expect an increase in national coverage. Hopefully, are readers will enjoy the added coverage in addition to the traditional regional coverage you have come to expect. As always, we invite your input. To this end, below is a recap of the 6th Man MLK Tournament of Champions at University of Maryland, submitted by contributing writer who attended the event.  Enjoy.

ETU Select won the championship of the 6th Man MLK Tournament of Champions at University of Maryland.  After taking a tough loss by 6 points in one of their pool play games to a good Baltimore’s Finest team they rebounded to win three on Sunday to bring home the crown.  They won the quarterfinal 63-26 with Terrance Williams leading the way with 25 points and 6 rebounds.  Tyrese Jenkins chipped in with 10 points and 7 boards.  

Terrance Williams-Tournament MVP

The starting backcourt of Tyler Brelsford and Jahmir Young produced 8 points 4 boards 5 assists 4 steals and 9 points 3 rebounds 4 dimes 3 steals respectively. Hunter Dickinson also contributed with 4 points and 6 boards.  The semifinal was a closer game but Select pulled away to win 49-34.  Tyrese Jenkins led the way with 15 points and 6 rebounds.  Tyler Brelsford had 13 points that included three trey balls that broke the game wide open for Select.  Jahmir Young led the team with 5 assists and Terrance Williams chipped in with 8 markers and 8 boards.  Hunter Dickinson had 5 blocks.  

In the final ETU Select beat the 6th Man Warriors who are led by the multi-dimensional wing forward Levar Allen by a score of 54-48.  Terrance Williams had a breakout game and took home tournament MVP honors by tallying 18 points and 10 rebounds.  Jahmir Young stepped up big with 19 points, 4 boards and 3 assists.  We would like to congratulate NYBL team ETU Select for their tournament championship.

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