Heru Bligen

Posted On: 12/29/18 5:00 AM

POTOMAC, MD -- The St. Andrew's Invitational Championship game lived up to the hype, with McDonogh coming out strong and taking an early lead, but St. Andrew's was led by their seniors who helped them secure a hard-fought 57-50 victory. Here we recap this contest by answering five key questions.

WHO WERE THE STANDOUTS?

Jared Billups

JARED BILLUPS | MCDONOGH '21

We're not certain, but would venture to guess that McDonogh had the advantage on the boards in this one, and Jared Billups was part of the reason why. The long-armed athletic wing played with an unrelenting motor and posed problems on the offensive glass throughout the game. Billups also made timely shots from the perimeter, and if he can do this consistently it will add another dimension to his already versatile game. 

HERU BLIGEN | ST. ANDREW'S '19

Heru Bligen was borderline unstoppable in this game, and got to the basket at will. The Longwood commit made the most of his opportunities, converting on 11 of 13 attempts from the charity stripe. Bligen was named tournament MVP for his outstanding efforts.

DAVID BROWN | MCDONOGH '21

McDonogh held a 14-6

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