Sunday, February 5, 2017


On Feb. 2, Minneapolis Washburn went up against Minneapolis North in a boys’ basketball game. 

Washburn started the game in a zone defense. North took a lot of time off the clock by swinging the ball around the 3-point line.

Washburn also took a lot of time off the clock by swinging the ball around the 3-point line. 

Washburn scored layups in transition. When they got the rebounds on the defensive end they were not afraid to push the ball down the floor in transition. 

Washburn called a timeout with 7:16 left in the first half. The score was North 15, Washburn 13. 

North attacked the basket against the Washburn zone. Even though it was a zone defense North had a difficult time shooting the ball against the zone.

Washburn’s Cortez Adams was all over the floor. On the offensive end, he got to the basket and made mid-range jump shots and layups.

North’s Isaac Johnson stepped up and knocked down deep 3-point shots. His teammates got him the ball where he was confident in shooting it.

North’s Odell Wilson IV came up with layups and mid-range jump shots. 

North came up with 3-point shots late in the first half. Washburn struggled shooting the ball late.

At halftime, the score was North 36, Washburn 21.

As the second half got underway North kept attacking the basket and making shots. 

Washburn called a timeout with 16:04 left in regulation. The score was North 41, Washburn 21.

Johnson and JaQuan Sanders-Smith both came up with mid-range jump shots and layups in the second half. The defense had a difficult time slowing him down.

North swung the ball around the 3-point line as they took time off the clock midway through the second half. 

Washburn struggled to shoot the ball throughout the game. Even though they struggled they kept shooting. 

North came away with the 70-48 victory over Washburn. 

The leading scorer for Washburn was Terrell Adams with 18 points. 

The leading scorers for North were Isaac Johnson with 29 points, and Wilson with 12 points.

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