Christian Bell Buzzer Beater Highlights Week #3 at the Nashville Fall League

Only two unbeaten teams remain as Week 3 saw the teams back at full strength. Lets see how the action went down.




Tennessee 110

Auburn 64

Seven players finished in double digits led by rising senior Evan Ragsdale (CPA) with 24 as Tennessee made a statement with a 110-64 win over previously unbeaten Auburn.

Joining Ragsdale were Jacob Nelson (Blackman) and Jacoyah Webster (Columbia Central) with 16 each, Jimmy Greer (Cane Ridge) and Trent Gibson (Blackman) with 13 apiece and finally Jaden Lewis (Summit) and Jarrell Reeves (Blackman) each with 10.

Tennessee (3-0) looks to remain unbeaten when games kick back off on October 3rd at CPA. Tennessee tangles with Florida (1-2).

Caleb Hollander (Home School) was high scorer for Auburn with 21 followed by the debut of Chico Plunkett (Creek Wood) who returned from illness to score 11 and DeQuan Summers (Hillwood) who finished with 10.

Auburn (2-1) looks to bounce back when games resume of October 3rd as they welcome Kentucky (2-1).



Clemson 96

Syracuse 69

Deonte Alley (Blackman) dropped 28 including a half-time 3/4 court buzzer beater as Clemson drove past Syracuse 96-69 in Tennessee Prep Hoops Nashville Fall League action.

Trey Phifer (Big Sandy) had a solid game scoring 21 for Clemson who also received 19 from emerging junior Bryce Williams (Blackman) and 12 from DeMarco Jackson (Lead Academy).

Donovan Henry (MLK) led Syracuse with 27 points. He was shadowed by Marquis Davis (LaVergne) with 11.

Clemson (1-2) comes back to action on October 3rd as they take on North Carolina while Syracuse looks to break into the win column against unbeaten Virginia (3-0).



Florida 94

Vanderbilt 87

K.J. Lesure (Centennial) made his Fall League debut a memorable one scoring 22 points and leading a crew of six double digit scorers past a hard hitting Vanderbilt squad to the tune of 94-87.

Mike Parker (Centennial) scored 16, Calvin Bak (Alabama) and Will McBee (Loretto) added 13 each while Adam Fleming (Loretto) and Bryce McCormick (CPA) chipped in with 10 apiece.

Yalen Reed (Station Camp) led Vanderbilt with 21 points. Isaiah Bowers (White's Creek) had another fine game with 17, Sawyer Taylor (Station Camp) added 14, Eric Thompson (White's Creek) got 13 and Austin Kirby (Hendersonville) finished with 10.

Florida looks to stay on the positive side of the ledger as they welcome league leader Tennessee (3-0) next Saturday at CPA while Vanderbilt looks to bounce back against Duke (2-1).



Duke 107

North Carolina 66

Kyree Elder (Cane Ridge) played his best game of the year dropping 23 points as Duke made it clear they are here to content as they defeated North Carolina 107-66 in Nashville Fall League action this past Saturday at CPA.

Elder was outstanding but far from the only highlights for Duke who moved to 2-1 on the young season and will battle Vanderbilt (0-3) next Saturday. Damion Baugh (Cane Ridge) scored 18, Malcolm Walker (Independence) added 16 and Tavares Hailey (MLK) finished with 12 for Duke in the win.

Matthew Norl (Kenwood) had his second straight 30 point night in defeat.

North Carolina (1-2) looks to be at full strength when action resumes on October 3rd against Clemson (1-2).



Virginia 89

Kentucky 87

Savvy play and execution as Christian Bell (Mt. Juliet) drained a three from the wing lifting Virginia to an 89-87 victory in what was the most competitive game of the day at the Nashville Fall League.

Calling their own timeout after garnering the offensive board their execution was flawless. Nick Murphy (FRA) led the scoring with 18 while Bell chipped in with 17. Tyler Faulkenberry (Mt. Juliet) added 13 and Hunter Metts (Centennial) added 10.

Ruot Monyyong (White's Creek) led all scorers with 26 for Kentucky. Ross Cummings (Creek Wood) added 15 and D'Marco Holley (White's Creek) and Clay Washburn (CPA) chipped in with 11 apiece.

Virginia (3-0) looks to stay unbeaten as they will tangle with Syracuse on October 3rd when Fall League action returns. Kentucky (2-1) looks to relieve their frustrations against Auburn (2-1).



Top Scoring Efforts (Week #3)

Matthew Norl (Kenwood) 30pts

Deonte Alley (Blackman) 28pts

Donovan Henry (MLK) 27pts

Ruot Monyyong (White's Creek) 26pts

Evan Ragsdale (CPA) 24pts

Kyree Elder (Cane Ridge) 23pts

K.J. Lesure (Centennial) 22pts

Caleb Hollander (Home School) 21pts

Trey Phifer (Big Sandy) 21pts

Yalen Reed (Station Camp) 21pts


Next Week's Schedule October 3rd (Week #4 @ CPA)

9:00 Kentucky vs. Auburn

10:00 Virginia vs. Syracuse

11:00 Tennessee vs. Florida

12:00 Clemson vs. North Carolina

1:00 Vanderbilt vs. Duke