2015 Jordan Brand Classic
April 17, 2015
2015 Jordan Brand International Game
Home (White Jerseys)
Matur Maker,6-10,F-C,Orangeville Prep,Australia
Bai Haotian,6-3,G,Dongguan Leopards,China
Onuralp Bitim,6-4,G,Anadolu Efes,Turkey
Mamadou Doucoure,6-9,F-C,Our Savior New American (NY),Mali
Rui Hachimura,6-6,F,Meise High School (Tokyo),Japan
Phillip Herkenhoff,6-8,F,Young Dragons,Germany
Keshaun Sanders,6-5,G,Orangeville Prep,Canada
Jaylen Hoard,6-6,F,Castelnau Le lez,France
Coach,Herman Harried,Lake Clifton High School,Baltimore MD
Away (Black Jerseys)
Ikechukwu Obiagu,7-0,C,Green Forest Christian,Nigeria
Kao Kuo-Hao,5-11,G,Song-shan High School,Taiwan
Antonio Jordano,6-2,G,KK Cedevita (Zagreb),Croatia
Lang McCarthy Santos,6-5,G,Real Madrid,Spain
Leandro Garcia Morandi,6-3,G,Malvin,Uruguay
Simi Shittu,6-8,F,Corpus Christi High School,Canada
Njegos Sikiras,6-6,F,Stella Azzurra Roma,Bosnia & Herzegovina
Darko Bajo,6-7,F,OKK Spars (Sarajevo),Croatia
Nikola Miskovic,6-7,F,KK Mega Vizura (Belgrade),Serbia
Coach,Kyle Manary,(Formerly Episcopal High School,Houston TX
The International Black started the following lineup: 6-8 Simi Shittu, 6-6 Njegos Sikiras, 7-0 Ikechukwu Obiagu, 6-2 Antonio Jordano, and 6-5 Lang McCarthy Santos. The International White countered with 6-9 Mamadou Doucoure, 6-8 Phillip Herkenhoff, 6-3 Bai Haotian, 6-2 Dimitrios Moraitis, and 6-5 Keshaun Sanders.
International White defeated International Black by a score of 63-58.There were six ties and three lead changes in this game. International White shot 38.1% from the field including five of 18 from the three point line. They connected on 10 of 14 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 18 International Black turnovers. International Black shot 30.4% from the field including six of 21 from beyond the arc. They connected on 10 of 25 free throws, pulled down 56 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 15 International White turnovers.
Jaylen Hoard was named MVP for the International White Team and recorded 16 points, seven rebounds, and five steals. Onuralp Bitim added 12 points and six rebounds. Rui Hachimura recorded nine points and five rebounds.
Njegos Sikiras was named MVP for the International Black Team and recorded 14 points including two three point baskets and eight rebounds. Antonio Jordano added eight points and four rebounds. Darko Bajo chipped in with seven points and seven rebounds. Simi Shittu also scored seven points. Ikechukwu Obiagu recorded six points, six rebounds, and seven blocked shots. Lang McCarthy Santos pulled down eight rebounds.
International Black (58) – Shittu 7, Sikiras 14, Obiagu 6, Jordano 8, Santos 4, Kuo-Hao 6, Caue 4, Bajo 7, Miskovic 2.
International White (63) – Doucoure 4, Herkenhoff 6, Haotian 4, Moraitis 7, Sanders 2, Bitim 12, Hachimura 9, Pons 3, Hoard 16.
2015 Jordan Brand Girl’s Game
Girls East Team
Kristine Anigwe,6-3,C,Desert Vista High School,(Phoenix AZ)
Kalani Brown,6-5,C,Salmen High School,(Slidell LA)
Napheesa Collier,6-1,W,Incarnate Word Academy,(St. Louis MO)
Asia Durr,5-10,PG,St. Pius X Catholic School,(Atlanta GA)
Brianna Fraser,6-3,F,South Shore Victory Collegiate,(Brooklyn NY)
Ashley Hearn,6-3,F,Sachse High School,(Sachse TX)
LaShann Higgs,5-9,G,Cedar Ridge High School,(Round Rock TX)
Brianna Jones,5-9,G,North Babylon High School,(North Babylon NY)
Marina Mabrey,5-10,G-W,Manasquan High School,(Manasquan NJ)
Teniya Page,5-7,PG,Marian Catholic High School,(Chicago Hts. IL)
Ali Patberg,5-11,G-W,Columbus North High School,(Columbus IN)
Stephanie Watts,5-9,G,Weddington High School,(Chapel NC)
Girls West Team
De’Janae Boykins,6-2,F,Charles H. Flowers High School,(Springdale MD)
Taja Cole,5-7,PG,Lloyd C. Bird High School,(Chesterfield VA)
Te’a Cooper,5-8,PG,McEachern High School,(Powder Springs GA)
Sophie Cunningham,6-1,G,Rock Bridge High School,(Columbia MO)
Kiah Gillespie,6-1,F,The Capital Prep Magnet School,(Hartford CT)
Jordan Hosey,6-2,W,Manvel High School,(Manvel TX)
Kyra Lambert,5-8,PG,Samuel Clemens High School,(Schertz TX)
Beatrice Mompremier,6-4,C,Miami Senior,(Miami FL)
Taylor Murray,5-6,PG,Annapolis Area Christian School,(Severn MD)
Arike Ogunbowale,5-9,PG,Devine Savior Holy Angels High School,(Milwaukee WI)
Katie Lou Samuelson,6-3,W,Mater Dei High School,(Santa Ana CA)
Destinee Walker,5-9,G,Weddington High School,(Matthews NC)
The East Team started the following lineup: 6-1 Napheesa Collier, 5-9 LaShann Higgs, 6-3 Kristine Anigwe, 5-10 Marina Mabrey, and 5-10 Asia Durr. The West Team countered with 6-1 Kiah Gillespie, 5-9 Arike Ogunbowale, 6-4 Beatrice Mompremier, 5-7 Taja Cole, and 5-8 Te’a Cooper.
Stephanie Watts connected on two long range bombs in the last 30 seconds of the game to give the East Team a 76-75 victory over the West Team. The West team led by 15 points in the first half but the East rallied for the victory. There were three ties and seven lead changes in the game. The West Team was hampered by the loss of 6-3 UCONN signee Katie Lou Samuelson who set out today with a minor injury.
The East Team shot 33.3% from the field including three of 19 from the three point line. They connected on 17 of 29 free throws, pulled down 69 rebounds, and scored 25 points off 19 West turnovers. The West Team shot 33% from the field including eight of 27 from beyond the arc. They connected on seven of 16 free throws, pulled down 58 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 22 East turnovers.
Napheesa Collier was named MVP for the East Team and recorded 22 points, 13 rebounds, and four steals. Collier was seven of nine from the field and eight of nine from the free throw line. Kristin Anigwe added 12 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Stephanie Watts recorded 11 points including three three point baskets. Brianna Fraser chipped in with seven points, nine rebounds, and three steals.
Taja Cole was named MVP for the West Team and recorded 26 points including four three point baskets and three assists. Cole was 10 of 13 from the field including four of five from beyond the arc and two of three free throws. Kiah Gillespie added 11 points and 12 rebounds. Beatrice Mompremier recorded seven points, nine rebounds, and four blocked shots. Te’a Cooper dished out six assists.
East Team (76) – Collier 22, Higgs 6, Anigwe 12, Mabrey 1, Durr 5, Pages 2, Jones 2, Patberg 5, Watts 11, Brown 3, Hearn 0, Fraser 7.
West Team (75) – Gillespie 11, Ogunbowale 3, Mompremier 7, Cole 26, Cooper 6, Lambert 6, Cunningham 2, Hosey 2, Walker 8, Murray 2, Boykin 2.
2015 Jordan Brand Regional Game
Regional Away (Black)
Jalen Adams,6-2,PG,Brewster Academy,(Wolfeboro NH)
Moustapha Diagne,6-9,PF,Pope John XXII,(Sparta NJ)
Davon Dillard,6-5,SF,Our Savior New American School,(Centereach NY)
Jessie Govan,6-10,C,Wings Academy,(Bronx NY)
Shakur Juiston,6-6,PF,Patterson Eastside,(Patterson NJ)
Tyler Lydon,6-8,PF,New Hampton School,(New Hampton NH)
Terance Mann,6-6,SG,Tilton School,(Tilton MA)
Quincy McKnight,6-3,SG,Phelps School,(Malvern PA)
Matt Ryan,6-5,SF,Iona Prep,(New Rochelle NY)
Damon Wilson Jr.,6-5,PG,Our Savior New American School,(Centereach NY)
Regional Home (White)
Levan Alston,6-3,SG,Haverford School,(Philadelphia PA)
Desure Buie,6-0,PG,Wings Academy,(Bronx NY)
Elijah Burns,6-8,PF,Blair Academy,(Blairstown,NJ)
Bryant Crawford,6-3,PG,Gonzaga High School,(Washington DC)
Donte Divincenzo,6-4,SG,Salesianum,(Salesianum DE)
Steven Enoch,6-10,C,St. Thomas More,(Oakland CT)
Franklin Howard,6-5,SG,Paul VI,(Fairfax VA)
Derrick Jones,6-6,SF,Archbishop Carroll,(Philadelphia PA)
Trey Lowe,6-5,SG,Ewing High School,(Ewing NJ)
Donovan Mitchell,6-2,SG,Brewster Academy,(Wolfeboro NH)
The Regional Away Team started the following lineup: 6-6 Shakur Juiston, 6-5 Matt Ryan, 6-10 Jessie Govan, 6-2 Jalen Adams, and 6-6 Terance Mann. The Regional Home Team countered with 6-6 Derrick Jones, 6-10 Steven Enoch, 6-3 Bryant Crawford, 6-4 Donte Divincenzo, and 6-5 Trey Lowe.
The Regional Away Team defeated the Regional Home Team by a score of 125-112. This game was an offensive showcase with several impressive performances. Regional Away shot 57.1% from the field including seven of 19 from the three point line. They connected on six of 18 free throws, pulled down 61 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 18 Regional Home turnovers. Regional Home shot 46.2% from the field including five of 28 from beyond the arc. They connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 47 rebounds, and scored 35 points off 25 Regional Away turnovers.
Jalen Adams was named MVP for Regional Away Team and recorded 27 points including three three point baskets, five assists, and three steals. Terance Mann added 20 points, 13 rebounds, and four assists. Davon Dillard chipped in with 18 points and four assists. Matt Ryan recorded 15 points including three three point baskets, seven rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Tyler Lydon added 13 points and six rebounds. Jessie Govan recorded 10 points and seven rebounds.
Donovan Mitchell was named MVP for the Regional Home Team and recorded 30 points including three three point baskets and nine steals. Donte Divincenzo added 27 points, nine rebounds, and two blocked shots. Steven Enoch recorded 15 points and nine rebounds. Derrick Jones chipped in with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists.
Regional Away (125) – Juiston 6, Ryan 15, Govan 10, Adams 27, Mann 20, Wilson Jr. 7, Lydon 13, McKnight 2, Dillard 18, Diagne 7.
Regional Home (112) – Jones 14, Enoch 15, Crawford 8, Divincenzo 27, Lowe 7, Buie 3, Alston 8, Mitchell 30.
2015 Jordan Brand All American Game
Isaiah Briscoe,6-3,G,Roselle Catholic,(Roselle NJ)
Jaylen Brown,6-7,G-F,Wheeler High School,(Marietta GA)
Jalen Brunson,6-1,G,Stevenson High School,(Lincolnshire IL)
Thomas Bryant,6-10,C,Huntington Prep,(Huntington WV)
Jalen Coleman,6-4,G,LaLumiere High School,(LaPorte IN)
Eric Davis,6-3,G,Saginaw High School,(Saginaw MI)
Cheick Diallo,6-9,F-C,Our Savior New American School,(Centereach NY)
Henry Ellenson,6-10,F-C,Rice Lake High School,(Rice Lake WI)
Luke Kennard,6-5,G,Franklin High School,(Franklin OH)
Skal Labissiere,6-10,C,Reach Your Dreams Academy,(Memphis TN)
Charles Matthews,6-5,G,St. Rita High School,(Chicago IL)
Malachi Richardson,6-6,G-F,Trenton Cathedral,(Trenton NJ)
Caleb Swanigan,6-8,F-C,Homestead High School,(Fort Wayne IN)
Dwayne Bacon, 6-7,G,Oak Hill Academy,(Mouth of Wilson VA)
Malik Beasley,6-4,G,St. Francis High School,(Alpharetta GA)
Antonio Blakeney,6-4,G,Oak Ridge,(Orlando FL)
Deyonta Davis,6-9,F-C,Muskegon High School,(Muskegon MI)
Tyler Davis,6-10,C,Plano West,(Plano TX)
Tyler Dorsey,6-4,G,Marantha High School,(Pasadena CA)
Austin Grandstaff,6-5,G,Rockwall High School,(Rockwall TX)
Dedric Lawson,6-8,F,Hamilton High School,(Memphis TN)
Malik Newman,6-3,G,Calloway High School,(Jackson MS)
Ivan Rabb,6-11,F,Bishop O’Dowd,(Oakland CA)
Ben Simmons,6-9,F,Montverde Academy,(Montverde FL)
Allonzo Trier,6-4,G,Findlay Prep,(Henderson NV)
Stephen Zimmerman,7-0,C,Bishop Gorman,(Las Vegas NV)
The East Team started the following lineup: 6-9 Cheick Diallo, 6-8 Caleb Swanigan, 6-4 Jalen Coleman, 6-3 Isaiah Briscoe, and 6-6 Malachi Richardson. The West Team countered with 6-11 Ivan Rabb, 6-10 Tyler Davis, 6-7 Dwayne Bacon, 6-4 Antonio Blakeney, and 6-3 Malik Newman.
The West held on for a 118-116 victory in this showcase event. The score was tied seven times and there were three lead changes in the game. The West shot 48.9% from the field including seven of 23 from the three point line. They connected on 19 of 33 free throws, pulled down 58 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 13 East turnovers. East shot 43.8% from the field including six of 23 from beyond the arc. They connected on 26 of 34 free throws, pulled down 56 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 18 West turnovers.
Allonzo Trier was named MVP of the West Team and recorded 28 points including 11 of 16 free throws. Malik Beasley and Tyler Dorsey added 16 and 15 points respectively. Ivan Rabb recorded 14 points and 12 rebounds. Antonio Blakeney chipped in with 11 points. Tyler Davis added seven points, seven rebounds, and four blocked shots.
Cheick Diallo was named MVP for the East Team and recorded 26 points and 11 rebounds. Isaiah Briscoe added 22 points including three three point baskets, six rebounds, and six assists. Eric Davis recorded 14 points including two three point baskets. Skal Labissiere added 11 points, 12 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Thomas Bryant recorded 11 points and eight rebounds. Jalen Brunson also scored 11 points.
East Team (116) – Diallo 26, Swanigan 4, Coleman 8, Briscoe 22, Richardson 3, Davis 14, Labissiere 11, Matthews 6, Brunson 11, Bryant 11.
West Team (118) – Rabb 14, Davis 7, Bacon 8, Blakeney 11, Newman 8, Grandstaff 0, Trier 28, Beasley 16, Dorsey 15, D. Lawson 0, Davis 4, Zimmerman 7.
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