Milton vs. IMG Academy (Boys)
Suncoast Credit Union Arena
Ft. Myers, FL
April 1, 2021
Milton coach Allen Whitehart started the following lineup: 6-5 So. LT Overton, 6-3 Jr. Bruce Thornton, 6-7 Jr. Kendall Campbell, 5-10 Sr. Broc Bidwell, and 6-3 So. Kanaan Carlyle. IMG Academy coach Sean McAloon countered with 6-6 Jr. Eric Dailey Jr., 6-5 Sr. Tamar Bates, 6-10 Sr. Mousa Diabete, 6-2 Jr. Jaden Bradley, and 6-4 Jr. Howard Jett.
IMG Academy led by 17 points in the third quarter and withstood a late Milton rally to earn a 73-68 victory. IMG Academy shot 50.9% from the field including four of 18 from the three point line. They connected on 11 of 16 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 10 Milton turnovers. Milton shot 37.1% from the field including eight of 29 from beyond the arc. They connected on 14 of 16 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds,, and scored 10 points off nine IMG Academy turnovers.
Jaden Bradley led IMG Academy with 20 points including four of five free throws, four rebounds, and six assists. 6-6 Jr. Jarace Walker added 16 points, seven rebounds, two assists, three blocked shots, and four steals. Mousa Diabete recorded 13 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocked shots.
Kanaan Carlyle led Milton with 22 points including three three point baskets, five of five free throws, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Bruce Thornton added 18 points including two three point baskets, six of six free throws, six rebounds, and nine assists. Broc Bidwell recorded 12 points including two three point baskets. Kendall Campbell chipped in with 11 points and seven rebounds. LT Overton pulled down 10 rebounds and blocked two shots.
Milton (68) – Overton 3, Thornton 18, Campbell 11, Bidwell 12, Carlyle 22, Walker 2.
IMG Academy (73) – Dailey Jr. 8, Bates 7, Diabete 13, Bradley 20, Jett 3, Walker 16, Batchelor 6.
A special thanks to the event stats crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for this game.