Miller, Sanders shine in Bay Ball Classic

Originally Published: January 4, 2007
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
Bay Ball Classic
Lewes, Del..
Tournament winner National: Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.)
Tournament winner Cape Ferry: Monsignor Bonner (Philadelphia)
Tournament winner First State: Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.)
MVP: Maurice Miller, Raleigh-Egypt

What happened: Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) defeated St. Andrews (Barrington, R.I.) 75-73 to take home the National Bracket Title at the Second Annual Bay Ball Classic in Lewes, Del. Georgia Tech signee, 6-foot-3 senior guard Maurice Miller was named MVP with 19 points, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range and five assists. Boston College-bound wing Rakim Sanders led all scorers with 25 points and 6-foot-8 C/F Garrett Kissel added 18 points and 16 rebounds in the loss.

John Carroll

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John Carroll joined Scouts Inc. after nine years as an NBA coach, including a seven-year tenure with the Boston Celtics that concluded with a four-month stint as interim head coach in 2003-04. Before joining the NBA, Carroll spent six years as head coach at Duquesne University and seven years at Seton Hall as an assistant to head coach P.J. Carlesimo.