By

Chad Smith
01
Jan
2017

Beatty Gives Imhotep 2016 BBC Championship

[BOXSCORE] David Beatty tipped in a missed layup at the buzzer for a Beach Ball Classic instant classic as Imhotep (8-1; Philadelphia, PA) won the championship with a come-from-behind 78-76 victory over Evanston (13-2; Evanston, IL). Evanston scored the first 12 points of the game and built a 25-7 cushion with 8:56 to play in...
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01
Jan
2017

Dillard (FL) Works Overtime for 3rd Place

[BOXSCORE] Dillard (12-4; Fort Lauderdale, FL) defeated Pace (6-8; Atlanta, GA) 54-51 in overtime to earn third place in the 2016 Beach Ball Classic. In the low-scoring affair, Pace held a slim 18-15 lead at the half and neither team led by more than five points in the second half.  Dillard grabbed its largest lead...
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31
Dec
2016

Westchester (CA) Earns 5th Place over O’Connell (VA)

[BOXCORE] Westchester (12-5; Los Angeles, CA) led all but a few seconds of the first half in route to a 59-42 victory over Bishop O’Connell (8-5; Arlington, VA) to take home fifth place in the 2016 Beach Ball Classic. Trailing 4-3 at the 14:58 mark of the first half, Westchester scored eight unanswered points to...
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31
Dec
2016

Christ the King (NY) Hold On for Consolation Bracket Championship

[BOXCORE] Christ the King (7-3; New York, NY) led from buzzer to buzzer but had to hold on for a thrilling 49-48 victory over Providence (9-5; Jacksonville, FL) to capture the Consolation Championship at the 2016 Beach Ball Classic. After building a 10-point lead at 18-8 with 4:47 to play in the opening half, Christ...
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31
Dec
2016

Father Henry Carr (CD) Defeats Socastee (SC) in Consolation Bracket

[BOXSCORE] Father Henry Carr (11-7; Ontario, Canada) vs. Socastee (6-5; Myrtle Beach, SC) in a consolation bracket game of the 2016 Beach Ball Classic. After trading baskets early in the first half, Father Henry Carr scored 15 unanswered points to take a 17-4 lead with 11:20 to play in the opening half and never looked...
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31
Dec
2016

Imhotep (PA) to Face Evanston (IL) for 2016 BBC Title

[BOXSCORE] Imhotep (7-1, Philadelphia, PA) used its up-temp style to run into the 2016 Beach Ball Classic Championship game with a 80-52 victory over Dillard (11-4; Ft. Lauderdale, FL). Imhotep trailed only briefly early in the first half but took control of the game with an 11-2 run that gave the Panthers a 31-20 lead...
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31
Dec
2016

Evanston (IL) Punches First Finals Ticket

[BOXSCORE] Evanston (13-1; Evanston, IL) defeated Pace (6-7; Atlanta, GA) 57-44 to win tyhe first semifinal game and advance to the championship game of the 2016 Beach Ball Classic.  The Wildkits will play the winner of the game between Imhotep (PA) and Dillard (FL). In the opening half, Pace held the lead for nearly 13...
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31
Dec
2016

Christ the King Advances to Consolation Title Game

[BOXSCORE] Christ the King (6-3; New York, NY) advanced to the championship game of the consolation bracket with a 52-49 victory over Westlake (8-5; Atlanta, GA). In one of the closest games so far in this year’s BBC, the teams battled to 12 lead changes and 15 tied scores and neither team led by more...
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31
Dec
2016

Providence Rolls into Consolation Bracket Final

[BOXSCORE] Providence (9-4; Jacksonville, FL) scored a 66-43 victory over Jonesboro (10-4; Jonesboro, GA) to advance to the championship game of the consolation bracket. The lead switched sides on the scoreboard four times early in the first half but an 11-0 spurt by Providence to take a 22-12 lead with 6:27 on the clock.  As...
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30
Dec
2016

Bishop O’Connell Tops Bishop Gorman to Advance

[BOXSCORE] Bishop O’Connell (8-4; Arlington, VA) scored a 74-69 victory over Bishop Gorman (8-5; Las Vegas, NV) despite 37 points from Southern Cal signee Chuck O’Bannon. After six lead changes in the opening portion of the first half, Bishop O’Connell used a 13-2 run to open a double digit lead.  With the game tied at...
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