Bam and Pam Semifinal Preview

Get ready Bam and Pam, the guys are on the way. Here comes a little preview of what to watch for and key players coming to the Big House.

Monday March 6

1A Boys

4:00

What to watch for:

Anthony Davis Jr 5-9 2017 G  Shaw. Mighty Mouse gets it done. The speedy guard can get to the rack and cause some havoc.

#101 Leake County (18-10)

Brandon Williams 6-3 2017 13 ppg, 4 rpg

Charles Bowie 5-9 2017 13 ppg

JaMarie Weathers 6-0 2019 12 ppg

#69 Shaw (23-8)

Anthony Davis Jr 5-9 2017 G 16 ppg, 2 3’s

Shontauris Wright 6-2 2017 G/F 14 ppg

Anthony Jackson 6-3 2017 G 13 ppg

5:30

What to watch for:

Da House showdown, MaDay vs Tip.

DeAnthony Tipler 5-11 2018 G Ashland goes against summer running mate MaDarius Hobson 6-3 2018 G/F Houlka. Houlka freshman Jaqvious “DaShun” Berry 6-0 2020 G could possibly be the best 2020 left in the tournament.

#49 Ashland (26-6)

DeAnthony Tipler 5-11 2018 G 23 ppg, 4 rpg, 4 apg, 2 spg, 3 3’s, 79% ft

Richard Brooks 6-0 2017 G/F 14 ppg, 6 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg

Ocquavion Agyekum 6-1 2018 F 13 ppg, 6 rpg

Cadarrious Crumb 6-6 2017 F/C 10 ppg, 8 rpg

Rodriquez Reaves 5-10 2017 G 8 ppg, 4 rpg, 3 apg

#60 Houlka (26-4)  

MaDarius Hobson 6-3 2018 G/F 25 ppg, 10 rpg, 3 apg, 4 spg, 75% ft

Jaqvious “DaShun” Berry 6-0 2020 G 12 ppg, 4 rpg, 2 apg

Elijah “KeShun” Buchanan 6-0 2018 F  12 ppg, 4 rpg, 2 apg, 78% ft

Jertavious “Smoody” Turner 5-8 2018 G 10 ppg, 4 rpg, 4 apg, 3 spg

4A Boys

7:00

What to watch for:

Cedric “C.J.” Brim 5-11 2017 PG Shannon is lightning quick. SharDarrion Allen 6-3 2018 G/F and Cameron Woodall 6-7 2018 F Raymond both play well above the rim.

#29 Shannon (24-8) 

Cedric “C.J.” Brim 5-11 2017 PG 25 ppg, 3 rpg, 2 apg, 2 spg, 2 3’s, 79% ft

Rance Champ 6-0 2017 SG 16 ppg, 4 rpg, 2 apg, 2 3’s

Jacciren “Jay” Dilworth 6-2 2017 SG 10 ppg, 3 rpg

#14 Raymond (21-5)

Keivonte Watts 6-1 2017 G/F  8 ppg, 3 rpg, 2 apg, 3 spg

Cameron Woodall 6-7 2018 F 5 ppg, 5 rpg

SharDarrion Allen 6-3 2018 G/F 8 ppg, 6 rpg, 2 apg

Jared Keyes 6-3 2018 G/F 9 ppg, 2 rpg, 2 apg

DeMarius Daniels 6-0 2018 G 6 ppg, 3 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg

8:30

What to watch for:

Dewayne Cox 6-1 2017 G Ripley is the one to watch in this game.

#16 Ripley (28-3)

Iverson Smith 5-10 2018 G

Dewayne Cox 6-1 2017 G

Cole Rodgers 6-1 2017 G

JaMontae Cox 6-3 2017 C

Montrae Mason 6-1 2019 F

Asa Howard 6-1 2020 G

#11 Leake Central (28-1)  

Decquin Bounds 6-0 2017 G/F 13 ppg, 5 rpg

Walter Primer 6-2 2017 F 13 ppg, 6 rpg

Nigel Goss 6-2 2017 G/F 12 ppg, 6 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg

Casey McQueen 5-9 2017 G 10 ppg, 3 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg, 2 3’s

Tuesday March 7

2A Boys

4:00

What to watch for:

Felix Hayes 6-3 2017 G/F Baldwyn goes head up against Elijah “Eli” Powell 6-4 2017 F West Tallahatchie.

#39 Baldwyn (28-4) 

Felix Hayes 6-3 2017 G/F 19 ppg

C.J. Hurd 5-10 2017 PG 14 ppg

Calvin Harris 6-2 2019 G/F 11 ppg

Michael Crump 6-3 2018 G 11 ppg

#32 West Tallahatchie (28-5)

Dan Locke IV 6-4 2017 G/F

Elijah “Eli” Powell 6-4 2017 F

Tyler Berryhill 5-10 2017 G

Milton McGee Jr 6-0 2018 G/F

5:30

What to watch for:

Markevius Phillips 6-4 2019 G Coahoma County will be a good one to keep an eye on.

Ladarrius Spears 6-6 2018 F/C and Cameron Smith 6-5 2018 G/F Okolona will try and put on a show.

#13 Coahoma County (30-2)

Markevius Phillips 6-4 2019 G 14 ppg, 8 rpg, 2 apg, 4 spg, 2 bpg

Jaylin McCray 6-3 2017 G 13 ppg, 4 rpg, 4 apg

Keon Cosby 6-4 2018 G/F 11 ppg, 8 rpg, 3 spg, 4 bpg, 2 3’s

Effernee Taylor 6-3 2017 C 10 ppg, 8 rpg, 3 apg

Brandon Hornburgr 6-4 2017 C 10 ppg, 10 rpg,

Alshun Ross 6-0 2019 G/F 5 ppg, 5 rpg, 5 apg

Derrick Moore 6-4 2018 SF 3 ppg, 7 rpg, 4 spg

#15 Okolona (29-1)

Jaylon Bailey 5-11 2018 G

Ladarrius Spears 6-6 2018 F/C

Jacorrius Stanfield 5-6 2019 PG

Cameron Smith 6-5 2018 G/F

5A Boys

7:00

What to watch for:

Dykelius “Pooh Bear” Grandberry 5-7 2017 PG Clarksdale is a highlight reel. Chayton York 5-10 2017 PG Neshoba Central is like watching Steve Nash on the court. Very fun match-up between the two.

#72 Clarksdale (13-13)

Dykelius “Pooh Bear” Grandberry 5-7 2017 PG

Deshannon Burnett 6-0 2019

Jametrius Hall 6-2 2017

Esaias Furdge 5-11 2018 G/F

Taqurion Polite 6-3 2017

#7 Neshoba Central (24-3)

Terrell “T.J.” Ben 6-4 2017 SG 17 ppg, 6 rpg, 4 apg, 3 spg, 2 3’s, 79% ft

Chayton York 5-10 2017 PG 16 ppg, 5 rpg, 5 apg, 3 spg

Justus Day 6-2 2018 SG 13 ppg, 3 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg

Bobby Anderson 6-3 2018 G/F 12 ppg, 6 rpg, 2 apg,

8:30

What to watch for:

Mr. Hardware Troymain Crosby 6-4 2017 G/F Laurel will be one to keep an eye on.

I called my shot last year with Taze Moore and here is the Taze of 2017, Jarkel Joiner 6-1 2017 G Oxford. Keep your phones ready (not really cause it’s not allowed at the MHSAA tournament). He is explosive and can put on a show.

#18 Laurel (21-8)

Dontario Drummond 6-2 2017 G/F

Matthew Tillman 6-3 2017 

Je’Vah Jones 6-2 2017 G/F

Troymain Crosby 6-4 2017 G/F

Charles Winston 5-9 2017 G

#23 Oxford (25-7)

Jarkel Joiner 6-1 2017 G 37 ppg, 5 rpg, 2 apg, 2 spg, 3 3’s, 188 ft made

Terry Williams 6-0 2017 G 18 ppg, 3 rpg, 4 apg, 2 spg, 2 3’s

Andrew “Drew” Bianco 6-0 2018 G/F 7 ppg, 7 rpg, 2 apg

Jeremiah “JJ” Pegues 6-3 2020 F/C  7 ppg, 5 rpg

Hiram Wadlington 5-11 2018 G 6 rpg, 9 apg, 2 spg

Wednesday March 8

3A Boys

4:00

What to watch for:

DaQuan Smith 6-1 2018 G Holly Springs and Nikolas Weatherspoon 6-2 2017 G Velma Jackson go head to head. One of the best players in the state against the best player in the state. This one is worth buying a ticket to.

#57 Holly Springs (20-9)

DaQuan Smith 6-1 2018 G 26 ppg, 4 rpg, 3 3’s, 77% ft

Kendrick Fountain 6-5 2017 G/F 15 ppg, 5 rpg

Juwoyn Lyles 6-6 2017 C 11 ppg, 5 rpg

#9 Velma Jackson (25-6)

Nikolas Weatherspoon 6-2 2017 G 24 ppg, 6 rpg, 5 apg, 3 spg

Brandon Weatherspoon 6-3 2019 G/F 11 ppg, 4 rpg, 2 apg

Kiryne Jobe 6-0 2017 SG 10 ppg, 4 rpg, 2 apg, 2 spg, 81% ft

5:30

What to watch for:

Roti Ware 6-1 2017 G/F Morton and his guys really get up the court and score points. Kamarian Williams 6-8 2018 F East Side can get up the court and plays all over.

#12 Morton (30-0)

Roti Ware 6-1 2017 G/F 24 ppg

Frederick “Fred” Harper 5-10 2018 G 14 ppg, 2 3’s

Koby McDonald 6-0 2017 G 14 ppg

Jeremy Adams 5-9 2017 G 8 ppg, 2 3’s

#53 East Side (21-11) 

Kamarian Williams 6-8 2018 F 18 ppg, 11 rpg, 2 apg, 3 bpg

Peyton Taylor 6-3 2018 SG 13 ppg, 4 rpg, 3 apg

Leroy Cotton III 6-3 2019 PG 9 ppg, 5 rpg, 4 apg, 2 spg, 76% ft

Kierre Jackson 6-1 2017 9 ppg, 4 rpg

6A Boys

7:00

What to watch for:

Lagarious White Jr 5-10 2017 G Brandon can shoot the lights out. Jonas James II 6-0 2017 PG Murrah is one of the best defenders around, somethings gotta give here. Eric Thornton 6-2 2017 SG Murrah can take flight at any minute.

#2 Brandon (31-3)

Lagarious White Jr 5-10 2017 G 16 ppg, 2 rpg, 3 apg, 2 3’s

F. Frazier “Quez” Williamson 6-2 2017 G 14 ppg, 4 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg

Schdarren Archie 6-2 2017 F 13 ppg, 5 rpg

Jayveous McKinnis 6-6 2017 F/C 10 ppg, 8 rpg 3 bpg

Antrell Johnson 5-9 2017 G 5 ppg, 2 rpg, 5 apg, 2 spg

#6 Murrah (21-4) 

Eric Thornton 6-2 2017 SG 18 ppg, 3 rpg, 2 apg

Jonas James II 6-0 2017 PG 15 ppg, 2 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg

Adam Wallace 6-6 2017 PF 11 ppg, 8 rpg

Damien Dear 6-2 2018 G 8 ppg

Patrick Wigley Jr 5-6 2018 PG 8 ppg, 2 rpg, 2 spg

8:30

What to watch for:

Tyron “Ty” Brewer 6-6 2018 SF Meridian is a player. John Knight III 6-2 2017 G Callaway makes them go.

#1 Meridian (28-2) 

Javius “Jay” Malone 6-0 2017 PG 

Miles Miller 6-2 2018 PG

Tyron “Ty” Brewer 6-6 2018 SF

LeDarrius “LA” Brewer 6-5 2017 G/F

#8 Callaway (22-10)

Ahmad Anthony 6-4 2018 G 3 ppg, 3 rpg

Tanarrio Ransburgh 6-3 2108 G 17 ppg, 3 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg, 2 3’s

Kassim Nicholson 6-7 2017 G/F 15 ppg, 9 rpg, 3 apg, 2 bpg

John Knight III 6-2 2017 G 15 ppg, 7 rpg, 6 apg, 3 spg, 2 bpg

Devante Horton-Williams 6-0 2017 G 9 ppg, 2 rpg, 2 3’s

James Williams 6-5 2018 F 6 ppg, 6 rpg


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