Here’s a quick update on the 2013 Virginia Tech signees:
- Ben Emelogu is playing in the Texas 5A State Semi-Finals on Friday at 4 PM EST. He hit the go-ahead free throw with 1:10 left in a 35-33 win in the Region Finals. His South Grand Prairie team takes on Cibolo Steele for a chance to play in the State Championship game (and this is in Texas, folks) at texas longhorns’s arena in Austin, TX. His team is 37-3 on the year. Ben leads the team with 13.5 ppg and 4.4 rebounds, and also averages 2.2 assists per contest. They lost to Marcus Smart (oklahoma state) of Flower Mound – Marcus HS in the Region Finals a year ago by a single point.
- Donte Clark scored 17 points, snagged 7 rebounds, and had 5 steals against the Virginia Tech JV team in the Cassell back on January 30th. He scored 21 points on a couple of other occasions in recent action. Hargrave finished 36-7.
- Maurice Kirby and his Basha Bears finished a disappointing 9-18 season in the ‘burbs of Phoenix. Kirby averaged team highs in points (15.6), rebounds (11.5), assists (2.0), and blocks (1.8), while also pilfering 1 steal per game. But he shot just 44% from the field and foul line for the season.
For game-by-game stats, click on the link at the top of this article and we’ll let you know how Emelogu does in the state semis.