Game 2 – Pace (FL) vs. Holy Cross (NY) – 81 to 62

In this game you had a matchup of two elite players in Ray Shipman of Pace and Sylven Landesberg of Holy Cross.

Ray Shipman came out on a mission hitting his first two 3 pointers and finished the half with 13 points. Sylven Landesberg did most of his damage in the half on drives to the basket and finished with 9 points.

The game was very close through the 1st half with each team taking the lead. In the 2nd half Holy Cross just seemed to come up with all of the loose balls and hit four 3 pointers, along with forcing 9 turnovers.

This game also proved to be more than a 2 man show with players from each team stepping up.

Some players that caught my eye were Blaise French (HC) finished with 14 points on 5-7 shooting and 5 assists, Kayvon Roberts (HC) finished with 18 points on 6-12 shooting, 4 assists and 4 rebounds, Ernest Freeman (HC) finished with 11 points on 4-7 shooting and 6 rebounds.

Rakeem Buckles (Pace) finished with 9 points on 4-8 shooting and 6 rebounds, Terrance Saintil (Pace) finished with 8 points and 4 rebounds, Darius Perkins (Pace) class of 2011 came in and played a solid game off the bench scoring 8 points on 3-5 shooting and 2-2 from 3 point land definitely a player to keep an eye on.

The two standouts each lived up to their billing with Landesberg (HC) totaling 26 points on 10-21 shooting and 11 rebounds and Shipman (Pace) totaling 25 points on 8-18 shooting and 3-6 from behind the arc, he also added 4 rebounds.