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6'8 Malik Osborne Adds East Carolina, Drexel Scholarship Offers

Former Rich South standout Malik Osborne of Don Bosco Prep (IN) has now added offers from East Carolina and Drexel to his collection.

Osborne, an athletic 6’8 forward, has a high ceiling as a prospect and has seen his recruiting buzz steadily grow througout the year.

East Carolina, Drexel, Milwaukee and UMKC have now all offered Osborne. Oregon State was in to see Osborne of Friday.





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Whitney Young Captures 4A State Championship

Whitney Young defeated Simeon 60-50 in overtime to win the Class 4A state championship on Saturday night.

Simeon led 29-22 at halftime. Whitney Young led 43-42 at the end of three quarters. The game was tied at 50-50 at the end of regulation.

Lucas Williamson led the way for Whitney Young dropping five three-point baskets en route to scoring 19 points. He was backed up by 17 points from Justin Boyd.

Evan Gilyard (UTEP) led Simeon with 16 points. Talen Horton-Tucker added 13 points.

The state title was the third for Whitney Young head coach Tyrone Slaughter who also won titles in 2009 and 2014.



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Morgan Park Captures Class 3A State Championship

Morgan Park defeated Fenwick 69-67 in overtime to win the Class 3A state title on Saturday. Morgan Park has won the 3A title in three of the past five years.

Morgan Park won despite losing top-ranked junior guard Ayo Dosunmu to a foot injury.

Morgan Park trailed by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter ahead of changing the game with their defensive pressure.

Freshman guard Nimari Burnett led the way with 24 points. Burnett knocked down 6-10 shots from distance including a trio of big triples in overtime.

Fenwick was led by freshman guard D.J. Steward with 26 points.

The state title was the third for Morgan Park head coach Nick Irvin who also won titles in 2013 and 2014.



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