Poly defeats Patterson in double overtime, 87-86

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Poly hit two free throws with just more than two seconds left in double overtime to beat Patterson, 87-86.

Aquille Carr scored a season-high 47 points for the Clippers (11-6). He added seven assists, five rebounds and four steals. But it wasn’t enough, as Poly was paced by Chaz Brown’s 23 points and 26 rebounds and had several players make big shots down the stretch.

For Patterson, Myrek Lee-Fowlkes had 11 points and eight rebounds; Devin Hebron had 11 points; Shakir Brown had eight points and six rebounds; Nyme Manns had five points and 14 rebounds; and Leonard Livingston had nine rebounds.

For Poly, John Crosby had 23 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

Patterson is back in action on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at Coppin State against Constitution (Pa.).

Patterson defeats St. Frances, 79-72

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Aquille Carr scored a game-high 23 points to earn MVP honors in Patterson’s 79-72 victory over St. Frances in the Basketball Academy at Lake Clifton.

Carr added three assists for the Clippers (11-5), who led St. Frances nearly the entire game.

Patterson got balanced scoring from the rest of its starters, each of whom scored in double figures. Shakir Brown had 15 points and 13 rebounds while Nyme Manns notched his third straight double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Devin Hebron added 12 points and Myrek Lee-Fowlkes had 11 points and five rebounds.

Patterson led 19-9 after a quarter before St. Frances cut the deficit to 36-33 at halftime. The Panthers got as close as one point but the Clippers never relinquished the lead, thanks in part to hitting 26 of 38 free throws.

Daquan Cook scored 20 points for St. Frances, while Maurice White had 15 points, Dayshawn Wells had 13 points and Josh Forney had 10 points.

Kwynten Brooks earned the scholar athlete award for Patterson.

The Clippers return to action on Tuesday at Poly.

Patterson defeats Largo, 81-69

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Patterson outscored Largo 27-8 in the fourth quarter to erase a seven-point deficit and win its first game in the Basketball Academy at Lake Clifton, 81-69.

Patterson (10-5) and Largo were tied after the first quarter and at halftime before the Lions jumped out to a 61-54 lead after three quarters. But thanks to some timely defense that led to a number of breakaways, the Clippers quickly stormed back and grabbed their third victory over a D.C.-area team this season.

Aquille Carr led all scorers with 22 points. He also had a season-high eight assists in addition to four steals and three rebounds. Nyme Manns had 18 points and 11 rebounds; Myrek Lee-Fowlkes had 15 points and nine rebounds; and Shakir Brown had 15 points and four rebounds.

Leonard Livingston added five points, five rebounds and two blocks while Devin Hebron’s defense in the second half on Largo’s leading scorer Derrick Colter helped Patterson come back. Colter scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half.

Patterson is back in action at 8:00 Saturday night against St. Frances in its second Basketball Academy game at Lake Clifton. Those without tickets should arrive several hours before tip to assure admission. There will be games going on throughout the day.

Patterson defeats Douglass, 81-52

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Nyme Manns had 20 points and 15 rebounds to pace Patterson in its 81-52 win over Douglass on Wednesday night.

Manns made 8 of 10 field goals and added two steals in the latest of a string of strong games from the senior forward. Aquille Carr added 23 points, four assists and four steals for the Clippers (9-5).

Patterson and Douglass went into the half tied at 34, but the Clippers outscored the Ducks 47-18 in the second half thanks to a stingy defense. For the game, Douglass shot 32 percent from the field and committed 22 turnovers — 15 of which came on Patterson steals.

Other top contributors for Patterson included Shakir Brown, who had 13 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals and three blocks; Dereck Oliver and Kwynten Brooks with six points each; and Leonard Livingston with three blocks.

Patterson is off until next Friday, when it takes on Largo in the Mayor’s Academy at Coppin State. Tickets for that game and the one the following night against St. Frances are on sale for $5 at Patterson. They will cost $10 at the door, and seating is limited.

Gonzaga (D.C.) defeats Patterson, 75-73 at MLK Classic

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Kris Jenkins hit a 3-point shot at the buzzer to lift undefeated Gonzaga over Patterson, 75-73, in the MLK Classic before a capacity crowd at Coolidge High School in the District.

Aquille Carr scored a game-high 36 points and added five assists and five rebounds for Patterson (8-5), which led by as many as 17 points in the first half. Carr was 13 of 24 from the field and made 9 of 14 free throws.

Carr hit two free throws to put the Clippers up 73-72 with 24 seconds left, but Jenkins grabbed a tipped rebound and made the game-winning shot as time expired. Jenkins led all Gonzaga scorers with 26 points.

For Patterson, Myrek Lee-Fowlkes had 11 points; Shakir Brown had seven points and seven rebounds; and Nyme Manns had seven points and four rebounds. Leonard Livingston added four points, seven rebounds and three blocks.

Patterson returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts Douglass.

St. Benedict’s (N.J.) defeats Patterson, 89-63

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Aquille Carr scored 38 points but St. Benedict’s held a double-digit lead for much of the game and extended it late in a 89-63 victory in the Dan Finn Classic at the Jersey City Armory.

Playing in front of many Seton Hall fans not far from the school’s campus, Carr dazzled with his quickness, speed and scoring ability. He was 13 of 23 from the field, including five three-pointers, and dished out four assists.

But other than Carr and Devin Hebron, who had eight points and nine rebounds, no other Patterson player had more than four points. Despite that, the Clippers (8-4) trailed nationally ranked St. Benedict’s by only 11 points heading into the fourth quarter.

Four St. Benedict’s players scored in double digits. Four also had double-digit rebounds, contributing to their team’s 16-rebound advantage over Patterson.

The Clippers are back in action Monday night against undefeated Gonzaga (D.C.) at Coolidge High School (D.C.). The game will be televised on CSN+. The channels for CSN+ in Baltimore, by provider: Comcast – 8, HD856; DirecTV – 643; Dish – 446; Verizon – 334, HD575.

Dunbar defeats Patterson, 64-55

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Aquille Carr had 20 points, Myrek Lee-Fowlkes had 16 and Nyme Manns had 17 but it wasn’t enough for Patterson, which fell on Friday night at Dunbar, 64-55.

Five Poets scored in double figures, led by Donte Pretlow’s 14 points. Dunbar shot 45 percent from the field and knocked down seven 3-pointers to Patterson’s one.

The undefeated Poets led by as many as 12 points in third quarter. Patterson (8-3) cut the deficit to three points but could come no closer in its first city loss in two years.

Carr, who made 7 of 18 field goals, added four assists and five rebounds. Manns had nine rebounds while Lee-Fowlkes had seven rebounds and two blocks. The only other Patterson player to score was Shakir Brown, who had two points.

Kwynten Brooks had a solid effort off the bench for Patterson with seven rebounds, five assists and two steals.

Patterson hits the road on Saturday to play nationally ranked St. Benedict’s (N.J.) Prep at the Jersey City Armory as part of the Dan Finn Classic.