Morris and McKinley hold off Bryant and East, 73-70

Morris and McKinley hold off Bryant and East, 73-70

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Morris and McKinley hold off Bryant and East, 73-70

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BUFFALO, N.Y.- Up 19 with 11 minutes remaining, McKinley High School withstands a rally from rival East High School to win 73-70.

The Yale Cup showdown was everything you could ask for in a basketball game. Momentum changed as quick as players rushed up and down court. It was a frantic pace from start to finish. In the end, the Macks prevailed thanks to efficient and effective interior passing and scoring.

Devin Morris (#1) led McKinley with 31 points. Keyon Johnson added nine.

As for East, Percy Bryant (#11) scored a team-high 31 points. Jovell Littlejohn (#5) was a tower down low and finished with 14 points. Dion Morrison chipped in 11.

Bryant had a shot at the buzzer to tie the game, but it came up short.

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