Pearson Sparkles At Jordan Brand Classic

Reporter Mike Sullivan was at Madison Square Garden last night ...

Ryan Pearson scored 36 points and grabbed 19 rebounds to land one of the Most Valuable Player awards handed out last night after the Jordan Brand Classic regional game held at Madison Square Garden.

"It was fun to play and I got a lot of chances to score around the basket," said Pearson, a Christ The King senior who has committed to George Mason.

Pearson also had a three-pointer but it was his nifty moves and putbacks that provided the bulk of his scoring in the 129-127 loss to the suburbs.

Pearson hit 15 of 19 from the floor and also had three blocks and three assists.

Marcus Morris was equally impressive for the winners, scoring 20 points and showing small forward skills in a 6-foot-9 body.

"It was a great week, it was nice to play with all these great players," Marcus said. "A chance to play in the Garden too was special. I had fun."

Morris is headed to Kansas (more later today on our interview with Marcus).

CTK teammate Erving Walker also had a big game, recording 20 points while Marcus' brother, Markieff, added 16 points.

The Suburban team led 60-57 at the half.

ScoutNYPreps.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Forums


1 Fans online
    Join The Conversation

    Tweets