Saturday stats: Big games from Jones, Alexander

 Posted by at 12:19 AM on April 28, 2013
Apr 282013
Tyus Joneshad two 20-plus point games in front of John Calipari on Saturday. Photo: Pioneer Press

Tyus Joneshad two 20-plus point games in front of John Calipari on Saturday.
Photo: Pioneer Press

HAMPTON, Va. — Roundup of Saturday’s EYBL games featuring players with UK offers:

In possibly the most anticipated matchup of the day, Tyus Jones had 23 points, 10 assists and four steals to lead Howard Pulley to an 84-83 overtime victory over fellow Minnesotan Rashad Vaughn and Playground Elite. Vaughn had 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Five coaches who have won national championships were present for the game: John Calipari, Rick Pitino, Mike Krzyzewski, Tom Izzo and Roy Williams.

Later Saturday, Jones had 22 points and four rebounds in a 58-53 victory over Team Penny and Skal Labissiere, who turned in seven points and nine rebounds in 13 minutes. Calipari, Izzo and Coach K also watched that game.

Vaughn was scorless in the first half of his night game, a 67-52 loss to CIA Bounce. He ended up with 12 points.

Labissiere had 10 points and 10 rebounds in an early 69-66 win over Seattle Rotary.

Stanley Johnson had 16 points, 10 rebounds and three steals in an 80-75 overtime loss to Team Final in the morning session. He recorded another double-double in an 88-84 win over Team Scan (exact stats unavailable).

Devin Booker had 18 points in a loss to Team Scan and 25 points in a loss to Expressions Elite. He made all nine of his FT attempts Saturday.

Emmanuel Mudiay had 10 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and four steals in a 67-57 win over Athletes First. He later added 23 points and five assists in a 65-49 win over The Family.

Cliff Alexander turned in 17 points and 18 rebounds in a 76-74 victory over NY Lightning. He also had 13 points and 19 rebounds in an 87-73 win over CP3. Alexander was 11-for-19 from the floor with six blocked shots Saturday.

2014 stars Jahlil Okafor and Trey Lyles are out this weekend with injuries.


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