Posted On: 02/17/20 8:57 PM

I was treated to the much-anticipated season finale matchup between the Duncanville Panthers and Richardson Eagles Friday evening. These are two of the best teams in the state of Texas and they did not disappoint in their second meeting of the regular season. Although momentum was constantly changing, Richardson held a slim lead for almost the entirety of this game. Duncanville managed to tie things up before the end of regulation and force overtime, but the Eagles got revenge at home after losing to the Panthers earlier this year in another overtime thriller, defeating Duncanville 81-77, and upsetting the No. 1 ranked team in the state. 

Here are five takeaways from the game:

Perhaps the Best Atmosphere of Any High School Basketball Game I've Ever Attended 

Richardson's gymnasium is not the largest, but it was packed to max capacity, nonetheless. It was an intimate setting for one of the most exciting games of the 2019-20 regular season. Both schools were well represented, with nearly everyone in attendance on their feet by the end of the contest (parents included). Maybe it was the fact that two Texas heavyweights were clashing, or possibly the draw of highly touted prospects like Micah

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