Posted On: 02/9/21 10:20 PM

Christian Brothers took care of business Tuesday night, cruising past MUS for the 68-44 win to lock up a No. 1 seed in the Division II-AA Boys State Tournament.

The Purple Wave are still undefeated at 19-0.

Here are three observations from Christian Brothers’ win over the Owls.

The Purple Wave closed out on the shooters.

MUS shoots the basketball extremely well. The Owls’ outside shooting is what makes this team dangerous. A main focus for Christian Brothers was to make MUS take tough shots. Mission accomplished. Each time senior guards Gavin MurreyGavinMurrey6'4" | SGMemphis University School | 2021StateTN, Jack Jabbour and Henry Nickey were running off back screens, the Purple Wave face guarded them. Jabbour went 0 for 2 and Murrey finished with six points on 2 for 8 shooting.

"They’re very dangerous," Christian Brothers head coach Bubba Luckett said. "We were very fortunate to get R’Chaun (King) in foul trouble, because that allowed us to tie on to the shooters more. When he’s in the game, there’s a lot of emphasis on trying to prevent him from getting the ball.

"But it’s hard to do because you can’t leave any of them. They can all shoot it."

King picked up his third

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