January 9th, 2013
From January 4th to 6th C.B. L’Hospitalet held the second of the four qualification tournaments (Rome (Citta di Roma Tournament), Siaulai and Belgrade are the other venues), of the Nike Junior International Tournament. The winner was the Spanish team of Joventut Badalona in the final game against Real Madrid. Here is a list of the prospects that showed the best potential.
Player of the Week
It appears that D'Angelo Harrison figured this whole "offense" thing out. He's scoring in volume and doing it consistently. He put up 24 and 25 points consecutively before dropping 36 in a wasted effort at Villanova. He's proven lethal on the perimeter, whether it's with the quick-trigger transition three or off the bounce en route to the rim.
Conference play is now in full swing and it means there are going to be some dandy matchups this week.
Unbeaten Duke will play Clemson on Tuesday night but the strong candidate for Game of the Week takes place Saturday in Raleigh, when the Blue Devils take on a North Carolina State club that was the preseason choice to win the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The updated Power 16, as of games played Sunday: