Friday, November 7
6:00 PM Malcolm X 69 vs Kishwaukee 76
8:00 PM SVCC 75 vs Ashford JV 68
The first round of the Classic saw the Skyhawks get off to a fast start behind the shooting of Robbie Minor, DJ Williams, and Dustin Barker,while the Skyhawk defense held Ashford to 27 1st half points to lead at half-time by 14pts. 41- 27.Ashford staged a strong second half behind the 17pt performance of guard RashadCarrington, but the Skyhawks maintained the lead to post a 75-68 victory.Minor's 19, Williams 18, and Barkers 13 led the Skyhawk scoring, while FreshmanJaMario Dunlap led the Skyhawks with 10 rebounds and DJ Williams had 8rebounds. Also on the defensive end, guards Robbie Minor (5) and Justin Johnson(4) had nine steals between them to lead the Skyhawks aggressive defense.