Cape Fear men's basketball won its final game of the Brunswick CC Christmas Classic, beating Bryant & Stratton College 99-91. Trae Bryant (6'1''-PG) led the Sea Devils with 35 points, five rebounds, and four assists, while Alonzo Tyson (6'9''-F) finished with a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds. "Great way to finish off the first semester," said head coach Ryan Mantlo. "Now they can get some time with their families and heal up. I'm excited to see what 2017 brings us." Unlike the previous two games in the tournament, Saturday night's matchup against Bryant & Stratton was a tightly contested game, with six ties and two lead changes throughout it. The Bobcats led for roughly the first 10 minutes of the first half, until Tai-He Jeter (6'2''-G) knocked down a 3-pointer to put the Sea Devils up 24-22. Cape Fear held the lead until about 14 minutes remaining in the second half, when Bryant & Stratton tied it momentarily at 55-55. The Sea Devils then re-took the lead, and wouldn't concede it for the rest of the game. Both teams forced a lot of turnovers and took advantage of them, with Cape Fear scoring 23 points off of 19 turnovers, while the Bobcats scored 26 points from 20 turnovers by the Sea Devils. Bryant & Stratton were dominant down low, outscoring Cape Fear 62-44 in points in the paint. However, Cape Fear were the better team from foul line, making 23-29 while Bryant & Stratton made just 15-25. The win improves Cape Fear to 12-2 on the season. They were return to the court Saturday, January 6th to take on Isaiah Christopher Academy at home. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Courtesy of: goseadevils.com
Juco guard Ty Lazenby commits to Sooners - 5 days ago
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He grew up a huge Oklahoma State fan, but Ty Lazenby(6'5''-G) is heading to Norman. The first-team junior college All-American committed to Oklahoma during his official visit Friday. Lazenby, 6-foot-5 and 215 pounds, averaged more than 22.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game last year for Northern Oklahoma College-Enid. He shot 86 percent from the free throw line and 45 percent from the field. Lazenby was a major star at Glencoe (Okla.) High, leading Glencoe to back-to-back-to-back champion... [read more]
He grew up a huge Oklahoma State fan, but Ty Lazenby (6'5''-G) is heading to Norman. The first-team junior college All-American committed to Oklahoma during his official visit Friday. Lazenby, 6-foot-5 and 215 pounds, averaged more than 22.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game last year for Northern Oklahoma College-Enid. He shot 86 percent from the free throw line and 45 percent from the field. Lazenby was a major star at Glencoe (Okla.) High, leading Glencoe to back-to-back-to-back championships. But his size was in question so he opted for the juco route. The journey has paid off with the commitment to the Sooners. He was contacted by OU assistant coach Chris Crutchfield last Sunday and the visit was confirmed Tuesday evening after speaking with head coach Lon Kruger. Lazenby visited Penn State earlier this week and was set to visit Utah on Monday but never ruled out committing to the Sooners if everything fell into place. OU is getting a real OKPreps feel to its team right now. The 2016 class saw Kristian Doolittle. The 2017 class has Scout 100 prospects Trae Young and Brady Manek. And now here comes a blast from the past with Lazenby. 'That would be a great opportunity if it happens,' said Lazenby to Sooners Illustrated on Tuesday. 'Trae Young - I mean you don't have to say much about him. Kristian Doolittle is a big, strong attacker. And everything I've heard about Brady is he's a sharpshooter with size.' Lazenby is hoping to be another piece to that puzzle. He was around 200 pounds coming out of high school and believes adding the 15 pounds in the last two years is a huge reason why his recruitment took off here recently. Lazenby will be a junior for the upcoming season but does have a redshirt season available to him as well. The addition of Lazenby means OU has one open scholarship remaining if Kruger and company decide to pursue another junior college or graduate transfer at this stage. Courtesy of: scout.com
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