Game Recap

Talladega Knights
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Paul Champions

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 9:15am EDT

Philadelphia, PA

#9 PAUL CHAMPIONS DEFEAT #8 TALLADEGA KNIGHTS, 78-74

BOX SCORE

The #9 Paul Champions overcame a six point halftime deficit to defeat #8 Talladega Knights, 78-74, in Round 1 of the Northeast Regional. Paul Champions, who advanced via the Jamboree, were led by Earl Boykins’ 25 points and five assists. Freeman Taylor and Mandell Thomas each posted 13 points and Rashad Bell chipped in with 11 points. They forced Talladega into 15 turnovers, while outscoring the Knights 39-29 in the second half. The Knights were led by Carl Elliott’s 23 points, on 9-12 shooting from the field, including 4-6 from three-point range. Josh Boone had 17 points while Manny Quezada added 16 points.