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Pollard, Team Barnett win HBCU All-Star Game


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HOUSTON — Nathaniel Pollard Jr. of Maryland-Jap Shore earned MVP honors after main his group to victory within the second annual HBCU All-Star Sport, performed Sunday as a part of the Remaining 4 weekend’s festivities.

Pollard had 10 factors and 13 rebounds to guide Group Barnett over Group Reed 113-99. The sport was performed on the campus of Houston’s Texas Southern College to spotlight gamers from traditionally Black faculties and universities.

There have been 12 gamers on every group, which had been named after HBCU legends. Group Reed was named for the late Willis Reed, the Corridor of Famer who performed at Grambling State earlier than main the New York Knicks to 2 NBA championships.

Group Barnett was to honor Dick Barnett, a former Tennessee State participant and teammate of Reed’s in New York throughout his lengthy skilled profession.

Group Reed bought 26 factors from Joirdon Karl Nicholas from Texas Southern.

There have been 9 gamers from the Southwestern Athletic Convention within the sport to guide all leagues. Texas Southern and Norfolk State had been the one colleges boasting a number of gamers within the sport. John Walker III joined Nicholas to characterize Texas Southern, and Joe Bryant Jr. and Kris Bankston are each from Norfolk State.

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