Posted On: 12/18/19 11:00 AM

MCLEAN, VA -- The Potomac School and St. Andrew's squared off on Tuesday night in a much-anticipated MAC contest. The Lions took an early lead and did not look back as they led wire-to-wire in an impressive overall performance. Here we recap this matchup with five takeaways. 

SMALLS SETS THE TONE

From the opening tip, American University commit Colin Smalls picked up his man full court and set the tone with consistent ball pressure on defense. He was active defensively and recorded deflections but also came up with a handful of steals. Smalls also showed that he was not afraid to dive on the floor to win a 50/50 ball. 

GADSDEN'S CONFIDENCE IS GROWING

What a difference a month can make. When we saw TJ Gadsden last month in a scrimmage at Paul VI, he was solid defensively but seemed hesitant to shoot when he had open looks. He had no such issues last night. Gadsden got himself going early by attacking the boards and catching a putback dunk. Gadsden made a standstill three and shot it with confidence. He also scored with his back to the basket. He was probably the best communicator on the floor and showed that

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