Harrison Barnes scores 23, Ames advances to 4-A final
The Johnston boys’ basketball team plotted a slowdown strategy to keep No. 1-ranked Ames off the scoreboard. It worked. For 23 seconds. That’s all it took before high-powered Ames began scoring. Bubu Palo dropped in a layup to start Ames on a 52-39 Class 4-A state tournament semifinal Friday at Wells Fargo Arena.
Ames, which has averaged more than 70 points, improved 25-0 this season. If a team discovers a way to beat the Little Cyclones, it will be in Saturday’s state championship against No. 2 Linn-Mar of Marion. Harrison Barnes scored 23 points in front of a crowd of 10,000 fans. (Des Moines Register)
Recent Basketball Recruiting Articles:Chase Jeter Trims List to 6Thursday April 17, 2014Malik Newman, Diamond Stone "working on teaming up together in college"Tuesday April 15, 2014Interview with Joel Berry IIMonday April 14, 2014Viral Video Makes Seventh Woods The Most Famous 15-Year-Old Basketball Player in AmericaMonday April 14, 2014Weekend Basketball Recruiting Notes: Ingram, Giles, new recruiting featureMonday April 14, 2014