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Wednesday / November 22.
  • Top 10 ZAGSBLOG/OVERTIME Plays From Day 2 at the Metro Classic

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    UNION, N.J. — Here are the Top 10 plays from Day 2 at the Metro Classic at Kean University on Saturday.

    1. Matthue Cotton- St. Benedict’s
    Takes flight to start the game
    2. Louis King- Hudson Catholic
    Unleashes in-game windmill

    3. RJ Barrett- Montverde Academy
    Launches himself for the massive slam

    4. Nigel Marshall- St. Anthony’s
    First play of the game poster

    5. Sandro Mamukelashvili- Montverde Academy
    Goes behind-the-back & finishes with a massive jam

    6. Noah Farrakhan- St. Benedict’s
    Receives the long outlet pass & finishes with a one hand throw down

    7. Marcus Carr/RJ Barrett- Montverde Academy
    Carr with a nifty behind-the-back pass to Barett for the two hand flush

    8. Sandro Mamukelashvili- Montverde Academy
    Gets the steal & lands a major dunk

    9. Precious Achiuwa- St. Benedict’s
    Gets by the defense for a rim rocking dunk

    10. Jahvon Quinerly- Hudson Catholic
    Threads the needle with a beautiful no-look pass

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.