Posted On: 12/3/18 2:19 PM

The Great Lakes Classic at Cleveland Heights – a great tradition in Northeast Ohio and I’m not just saying that. It's just that the Cleveland area is a truly special basketball culture, facilitated by a lot of talented players. The enthusiasm hangs in the air. You can feel it. People of all ages equally pumped about a crossover or near-posterization. It’s just better than the other areas in Ohio, sorry not sorry.

Anyways, we only made it to the Sunday session, which included six games:

  • Rhodes (75) over Kenston (74)
  • Maple Heights (70) over John Marshall (31)
  • East Tech (60) over Warrensville Heights (50)
  • University School (63) over Glenville (48)
  • Cleveland Heights (73) over Shaker Heights (51)
  • Richmond Heights (66) over NDCL (59)

From those games, we’ve chosen one MVP from each winning team to spotlight here. We will be back tomorrow with a more inclusive article, too. For now, here we go:

Marlon Landingham (2020), 6’2” G, Rhodes

Landingham's impact was most felt when he wasn’t in the game and it became clear that they didn’t have another trustworthy ball-handler and decision-maker. Conversely, Landingham intelligently took care of his business on the offensive end,

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