Posted On: 12/10/19 1:41 PM
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 6pm game on Saturday was a match-up between Raymore Peculiar, who was receiving votes in the Class 5 pre-season polls in Missouri, and the defending Illinois 3A state champion East St. Louis. In what I expected to be an up and down track meet, Ray-Pec did a tremendous job of slowing the pace, controlling the tempo, and playing tough and fundamentally sound on both ends of the floor. Aside from one second half run, Ray-Pec controlled the game and cruised to a very impressive 56-44 win. Here are the most intri