Posted On: 01/10/21 10:22 AM

The Legends Classic at STVM brought two prep teams to Akron, Ohio for a two day event. I was only able to catch the first day, seeing Minnesota Prep take on Chaney and Phoenix College Prep battle the host Irish. In the first game, Minnesota Prep held on to win a 58-54 battle that saw dozens of free-throws shot by each team. In the nightcap, the host Irish pulled their starters up 27 points with a few minutes to go in their 73-55 victory. Here were the top performers from the games.

Malaki Branham Malaki Branham 6'5" | SG St. Vincent-St. Mary | 2021 State #26 Nation OH , 6’5 SG STVM 2021: Branham put together the performance of the season in my eyes, dominating a Phoenix College Prep team stacked with Division I recruits. Branham was using his size to get whatever he wanted in the 6-12 foot range, moving well without the ball and using his touch to score. Branham ended the night with 27 points, but had a couple shots go in and out and missed a layup he probably thinks he should make 100 times out of 100, that means it could’ve been even more dominant. Nonetheless, Branham proved once again that he’s the top prospect in the state

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