May 12, 2007
Sabes Invitational - Saturday Night
The opening round of tournament play saw the favorites of the Sabes Invitational take care of business. Panther Rodney Williams Jr. had an amazing play as Pulley rolled in round one, KC Pump-N-Run fought off a tough team from Iowa and Jeronne Maymon led his Madison Spartans to victory with a dramatic last second finish.
Rodney Williams Jr. had the highlight of the night with a leaning windmill jam in the open floor. The game was a blowout after a few minutes and then it became a dunkfest with Rodney as the Master of Ceremonies. Williams hit a number threes, caught alley-oops, scored 16 points and led Pulley to a 74-47 victory over the RBS All-Stars.
All Iowa Attack gave the KC Pump-N-Run all they could handle until 6-foot-9 Steve Moore gave his team a strong pair of moves around the bucket showing good footwork and a nice touch. These two buckets broke open a two-point game and gave KC momentum early.
Up 14 at the mid-point of the second half, AI Attack's guard tandem of Morris Smeader and Jordan Burgason gave KC all they could handle pulling within five points.
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