The Patterson Clippers are headed back to Comcast Center.
Four players scored in double figures as Patterson defeated Randallstown on its home floor, 73-63, to win the 2A North region.
The Clippers (21-4) are region champs for the third time in four years. In 2011, they advanced to the 4A title game and in 2012 they won the 3A state title. Patterson will face 2A South region champion Potomac on Friday at 9 p.m. at the University of Maryland’s Comcast Center.
Kwynten Brooks led the Clippers with 17 points and chipped in five rebounds. He went 11 of 12 from the free throw line. Dereck Oliver had 16 points; Dawan Bass had 12 points, eight rebounds and four steals; and Rysheed Corbin had 14 points, all but two coming at the free throw line. He also added five assists.
As a team, Patterson shot 36 of 50 from the free throw line.
Randallstown led by as many as nine points in the first quarter and went into half up 30-28. But Patterson retook the lead in the third quarter and led 54-40 before Randallstown made a final push.
In all, every player who entered the game for Patterson scored. Desmond Brown had four points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots; Fortune Okigweh had four points, five rebounds and two blocks; Daquan Jones had three points; Christion Adams had two points; and Tyquan Pointer had one point.
The Clippers outrebounded Randallstown 39-26 en route to their decisive victory.
Ticket and travel information for Friday’s game will be available early next week.
Four Patterson Clippers scored in double figures, led by Dawan Bass’ 11th double-double, as they defeated Dunbar, 70-58, in a 2A North Section I Semifinal.
The Clippers (19-4) advance to face Western Tech in the Section I Final tomorrow at 5 p.m. at Patterson.
Bass finished with 18 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks, notching his second double-double against Dunbar this season. Rysheed Corbin had 16 points and six rebounds; Dereck Oliver had 13 points and five assists; and Kwynten Brooks had 11 points, six rebounds and five assists.
Patterson had one of its better shooting nights on the year, finishing 24 of 48 (50 percent) from the field and 20 of 25 (80 percent) from the free throw line. The Clippers led by as many as 18 points in the first half and went into halftime leading 37-23.
Desmond Brown (four points), Christion Adams (six points) and Fortune Okigweh (two points) rounded out the scoring for Patterson.
Kwynten Brooks joined by his father and mother.
Dawan Bass joined by his father and mother.
Rysheed Corbin joined by his mother and Sharon Oliver.
Each of Patterson’s three seniors scored in double figures to lead the Clippers to a 54-31 victory over Edmondson on senior night.
Rysheed Corbin led Patterson (18-4) with 19 points and added seven rebounds and two steals. Dawan Bass notched his 10th double-double this season, finishing with 14 points, 10 rebounds and four steals. And Kwynten Brooks finished with 10 points and three rebounds.
The game was stopped near the end of the third quarter and is considered complete.
Patterson had its best night shooting this season, finishing 17 of 34 (50 percent) from the floor. It held Edmondson to just 7 of 28 (25 percent) shooting and forced 21 turnovers.
Patterson will receive the No. 1 seed in the 2A North Section I and will get a bye in the first round of the playoffs. The match-ups will be determined on Sunday.
Four players scored in double figures and Patterson came back from a seven-point second-half deficit to defeat Dunbar, 66-59, on Orleans St.
Dawan Bass notched another double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers (16-4), who trailed 29-27 at halftime. The win was Patterson’s first at Dunbar in more than a decade.
Kwynten Brooks paced Patterson early and finished strong, putting together one of his best efforts this season with 14 points, six rebounds and three steals. Dereck Oliver led the Clippers with 19 points and added two assists and two steals.
Rysheed Corbin came off the bench and had a solid all-around game with 11 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals.
The Clippers came back from a second-half deficit thanks to strong defense, which forced Dunbar into 23 turnovers, and clutch free-throw shooting. Desmond Brown anchored the defensive effort, finishing with eight blocked shots and four rebounds. Freshman Nasheim Martin also put in solid minutes for Patterson, which shot 22 of 28 (79 percent) from the line.
The Clippers travel to Mervo on Tuesday and finish the regular season at home next Tuesday against Edmondson.
Patterson shook off a slow start and used a strong inside effort to cruise to a 66-49 win at Forest Park.
The Clippers (14-2) trailed 10-4 early in the first quarter but went on a 25-9 run to go into halftime up 29-19. On a night when the outside shots weren’t falling, Patterson did much of its work inside the paint.
Dawan Bass led Patterson with 23 points and 16 rebounds and added three steals. Desmond Brown had his second straight dominant game around the basket, recording a near triple-double with eight points, nine rebounds and seven blocks. Bass, Brown and Emerson Atkins (six rebounds) helped the Clippers to a 44-31 rebounding advantage over Forest Park.
Patterson also got a solid effort from Rysheed Corbin, who had 12 points, four rebounds and four assists. Kwynten Brooks had eight points, three rebound and three assists and Dereck Oliver had nine points. Daquan Jones added two points, four rebounds and two steals and Tyquan Pointer had two points.
Patterson is back in action on Thursday when it hosts Digital Harbor.
As part of the Basketball Academy activities on Thursday, Patterson’s players visited the Delta Head Start program at Morgan State.
Left to right: Kennard Pugh and Kwynten Brooks.
Rysheed Corbin (left) earned MVP honors; Daquan Jones (right) won the scholar athlete award. Photos by Eric Ford.
Patterson used a balanced scoring effort and a strong second-half defense to defeat defending Maryland 4A champion Eleanor Roosevelt, 66-57, at the Basketball Academy at Morgan State.
Four players scored in double digits for the Clippers (13-2), who bounced back from a one-point loss to Randallstown on Thursday night.
Dawan Bass and Rysheed Corbin scored 15 points a piece, with Corbin being named game MVP. He also had seven rebounds, three assists and three steals. Bass followed up his double-double against Randallstown with another strong all-around game — he added five rebounds and two steals.
Kwynten Brooks scored 13 points and had four rebounds, while Dereck Oliver had 12 points, two rebounds and two assists.
Eleanor Roosevelt shot 15 of 20 from the field in the first half, but the Clippers limited the Raiders to 9 of 24 in the second half. The defensive effort was buoyed by Desmond Brown, who had his best game of the season. He finished with six points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots. Patterson out-rebounded Eleanor Roosevelt 28-18 in the game.
Daquan Jones, who was given the scholar athlete award, had three points and Tyquan Pointer added two points to round out the scoring.
Patterson is back in action on Tuesday when it visits Forest Park.