New York vs. Chicago All-Star Shootout
Who's better New York or Chicago?

Dwayne Wade of Richards drives to the cup

    It was all about representing and getting some revenge in this all-star shootout that pitted the best high schoolers from the Chicago area against New York's best. 

    Last year, Team Chicago was showed up by New York in the inaugural game, 105-87. Chicago was out to show that last year's game was nothing more then a fluke.

    In front of a 3,000 plus crowd at the UIC Pavilion, and televised live in Chicago and New York, Team Chicago came ready to play. "We wanted to put a statement out there that Chicago is just as good as any other city out there," stated Armond Williams, one of five double digit scorers for Team Chicago.

Martell Bailey sets up the offense

    Joining Williams in double digits with Chicago's high scorer, New Trier's Todd Townsend with 15 points. In a subbing method which had two separate shifts of players rotating in and out, New York just couldn't handle Chicago's up-tempo pace and prolific outside shootout of New Trier's Matt Lottich and Mayhomet-Seymour's Brett Melton.

    Taking the lead early in the game Team Chicago breezed to 93-74 win setting the series at one win apiece.

    In a losing effort Duke-bound Andre Sweet had the crowd up on their feet with some spectacular moves but it was New York State's Mr. Basketball, Peter Mulligan, who led Team New York with 18 points.

 

 

 

 

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