Week #2 of the Tennessee Prep Hoops Nashville Fall League was a monster success with some big time performances from some of the best Middle Tennessee has to offer. Let's get to the action.
Wake Forest 76
North Carolina 57
Asa Duvall (Brentwood) had the hot hand as Wake Forest lifted their season record to 2-0 with a 76-57 victory over North Carolina. Duvall, who led all scorers with 28 points, hit an incredible 7 for 7 from deep in the second half to finish with his gaudy totals.
Joining Duvall on the scoring charts were Joey Barnes (Ravenwood) and Jalen Hunter (Goodpasture) with 14 and 13 respectively.
Mason Bates (Cheatham County) took scoring honors for North Carolina with 14 points.
Wake Forest puts their 2-0 mark on the line on October 6th against Duke while North Carolina (1-1) looks to rebound against cross division foe Florida.
A.J. Merriweather (Jackson Southside) notched 30 points and offset another scoring fest for Rob Marberry (FRA) leading Florida to their initial win of the Tennessee Prep Hoops Nashville Fall League with a narrow 68-62 conquest of LSU.
Merriweather got scoring help in the form of Will Jennings (Nashville Overton) who added 12 in the victory.
Marberry, who finished with a league high 40 points, led LSU.
Florida puts their 1-1 mark on the line on October 6th with a cross division battle against North Carolina. LSU looks to rebound from their 0-2 start and will go after the top dawg in 2-0 Vanderbilt.
Jaylen Barford (Jackson Southside) dropped 34 as Vanderbilt remained among the ranks of the unbeaten with a solid 95-61 victory over Kentucky. Barford led four players in double digits including Cole Harrison (Brentwood) with 18, Elijah Gonzales (Brentwood) with 15 and Austin Gee (Ezell-Harding) with 10.
Jacob Saunders (Cheatham County) continued his hot shooting draining 30 points in the loss which dropped Kentucky to 1-1 on the young season.
Vanderbilt puts its glitter mark on the line on October 6th against 0-2 LSU while Kentucky looks to right the ship with a date against 0-2 Tennessee.
Georgia Tech 79
Austin Dole (Harpeth) led the charge with 18 markers as Duke escaped with an 80-79 victory over a determined Georgia Tech squad. Jake Allsmiller (CPA) knocked down 16 points and Kindravious Webster (Hillsboro) added 10 points I the narrow victory.
Thomas Booker (East Literature) and Jacob McCullough (Hendersonville) scored 22 and 20 respectively for Georgia Tech who falls to 0-2 despite losing both of their games by a combined 3 points.
Tyler Dell (Waverly Central) and Austin Mullinax (Waverly Central) contributed 13 points each in the tough loss.
Duke moves to 1-1 and will do battle with unbeaten Wake Forest on October 6th while Georgia Tech is ready for that first conquest as they tangle with unblemished Clemson.
Braxton Bonds (CPA) notched 21 points and Daniel Norl (Kenwood) added 19 as Clemson raised their season mark to 2-0 with an 80-49 victory over Tennessee at the Tennessee Prep Hoops Nashville Fall League.
Terrell Brown (Lead Academy) added 11 for the victors.
Parker Howell (CPA) led the way for Tennessee (0-2) with 14 points. Tanner Newton (Harpeth) pitched in with 11 and Matt Hargreaves (Franklin) added 10 in the loss.
Clemson will welcome a dangerous 0-2 Georgia Tech squad on October 6th while Tennessee looks to move on their 0-2 mark with a date against Kentucky.
Tennessee Prep Hoops Nashville Fall League Top Scorers (Week #2)
Rob Marberry (FRA) 40pts
Jaylen Barford (Jackson Southside) 34pts
Jacob Saunders (Cheatham County) 30pts
A.J. Merriweather (Jackson Southside) 30pts
Asa Duvall (Brentwood) 28pts
Thomas Booker (East Literature) 22pts
Braxton Bonds (CPA) 21pts
Jacob McCullough (Hendersonville) 20pts
Danile Norl (Kenwood) 19pts
Austin Dole (Harpeth) 18pts
Cole Harrison (Brentwood) 18pts
Week #3 Schedule (October 6th @ CPA)
9:00 Tennessee vs. Kentucky
10:00 Clemson vs. Georgia Tech
11:00 Vanderbilt vs. LSU
12:00 Duke vs. Wake Forest
1:00 Florida vs. North Carolina