Posted On: 12/10/19 11:40 AM

The Norm Stewart Classic took place over the weekend in Columbia, Missouri under the lights in Mizzou Arena.  The 48 hour/24 game marathon featured some of the top teams and talent that the region has to offer.  

The 9am Saturday game featured a big time match-up between Mehlville and Father Tolton.  The Mehlville Panthers were ranked #3 in Class 5 while Father Tolton came in holding down the #2 overall spot in Class 3.  The hype surrounding the game was well warranted.  After being tied at the half, Tolton opened up a 54-46 lead heading into the fourth quarter.  Mehlville stormed back to tie the game at 67, but a last second tip-in for Tolton gave the Trailblazers a huge resume building win here early in the season.  Here are our "5 Takeaways" from this heavyweight bout.

 

Coban Porter has the "IT" factor:

The 6'5 senior wing finished with a team high 20 points and was clutch down the stretch for Tolton.  He hit some tough threes and showed off elite range.  He is a very polished player that does a nice job of rejecting screens or splitting defenders to find a crease.  Changes speeds well and

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