Malik Beasley scored 33 points to lead St. Francis (GA) to an 80-54 victory over North Little Rock (AR) in a consolation bracket game of the 2014 Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.
St. Francis (9-2; Alpharetta, GA) trailed only briefly early in the opening 16-minute half before building leads as large as 29 points in cruising to the win. Beasley connected on an amazing 14-of-16 from the field and added six boards to his 33 points. Kaiser Gates added 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting while Josh Coleman grabbed 11 rebounds for the Knights.
North Little Rock (10-4) was led by Adrian Moore with 14 points and Kevaughn Allen with 13 points.