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 intriguing prospects from this big time match-up:

 

6'7 Sr Kian Scroggins - Raymore Peculiar

Talented lefty forward with a physical stature that did a nice job against a long and athletic East St. Louis team.  He was one of the strongest players on the floor and is tough to keep away from the offensive glass.  He is skilled with his back to the basket with plus athleticism that allows him to

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