EBA’s two powerhouse teams in the Washington, DC area went at each other in home and home contests highlighting a banner league weekend.
The Metropolitan All-Stars drew first blood be defeating the Washington Madness, 119 to 114 in overtime, Saturday night on the Madness court. Less than 24 hours later, they returned to the Metro court where the All-Stars’ prevailed once again winning 121 to 108 to keep their record at a perfect 4-0 and widen their claim on first place in the EBA Southern Division.
First-year team Philadelphia Live travelled to Long Island, NY to take on a veteran NY Wizards team. The Wizards, led by Aubin Scott’s 35 points, came out victorious with a 122 to 113 win. Tyrone Hill had 35 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists for the Philadelphia Live.
Rounding out the EBA’s weekend, the NoVa Hawks took on the Harrisburg Horizon. NoVa controlled the game from start to finish with balanced floor play. Joe Kennerly had a game-high 33 points for the Hawks which recorded their first win of the 2012 season. Dom Asbury was high man for the winless Horizon.