Sunday, February 1, 2015


Morgan Park (Ill.) squared off against DeLaSalle in a boys’ basketball game at Target Center.

DeLaSalle looked to push the ball down the floor and score baskets in transition.

Morgan Park also looked to score baskets in transition.

DeLaSalle had a difficult time scoring baskets in the first half.

Morgan Park’s Marcus Lovett was all over the floor on the offensive end. He came up with mid-range jump shots and layups throughout the first half.

Lovett was a quick guard who was able to get past the defense and make his layups.

DeLaSalle stepped up their defensive pressure late in the first half. They were able to create turnovers and were able to score off turnovers.

Lovett came up with deep 3-point baskets late in the first half.

At halftime the score was Morgan Park 35, DeLaSalle 25.

As the second half got underway Lovett continued to come up with huge baskets throughout the second half. The defense was able to get to the basket and make shots.

DeLaSalle’s Sacar Anim came up with mid-range jump shots and layups throughout the game. He did a good job of getting

DeLaSalle did a good job of slowing down Lovett in the second half.

DeLaSalle came up with shots late in the second half. They did a good job of moving the ball around the floor and getting everyone involved in the offense.

Morgan Park called a timeout with 6:11 left in regulation. The score was DeLaSalle 53, Morgan Park 51.

DeLaSalle continued to hit shots late in regulation. Anim continued to make his shots late in the game.

DeLaSalle put the ball into the hands of Anim and he was able to get to the basket.

DeLaSalle came away with the 74-66 victory over Morgan Park.

Anim for DeLaSalle came away with 31 points.

Lovett came away with 39 points for his team.

After the game I was able to talk to Lovett and DeLaSalle head coach Dave Thorson about the game.

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