Fall 2015: A 5v5 League Champs: Mom’s Bent Over

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    Revenge of the Gummy Bears 70 Mom's Bent Over 73

    PREGAME 

    Coming into this game Revenge of the Gummy Bears (ROTGB) were the number 1 seed and had just beat the defending champs the week before in a very close game.  Mom’s Bent Over (MBO) was the 2 seed and had an easy victory the week prior.  When these two teams faced off in the regular season, MBO won easily but both teams were shorthanded. 

    FIRST HALF

    In the early going it looked like MBO was going to have an easy time in this game.  That quickly changed once ROTGB got their rhythm.  With about 9 minutes left in the half MBO was up 26-23.  As the half continued it really was just a back and forth battle with no team really being to take complete control of the game.  ROTGB was up 41-40 at the half.

    HALFTIME STATS

    Cedric White 9 pts, 1-1 from three, 2 stls, 1 oreb, 4 drebs

    Connor Morgan 11 pts, 2-4 from three, 1-2 from the free throw line, 2 blks, 1 dreb, 1 ast

    Eric Fleming 5 pts, 1-4 from three, 1 oreb, 4 drebs

    Jake Eddy 2 pts, 0-1 from three, 1 oreb, 1 ast

    Mike Lamb 1 stl, 1 dreb, 2 ast

    Xavier Everson 14 pts, 2-3 from three, 2 orebs, 2 drebs, 4 asts

    Andrew St. Claire 8 pts, 1-1 from the free throw line, 1 oreb

    Brandon Colon 1 stl, 2 drebs

    Brian Andruskiewicz 4 pts, 0-1 from three, 0-1 from the free throw line, 1 stl, 2 blks, 1 oreb, 1 dreb

    Danny Martin 4 pts, 1 oreb, 1 dreb, 1 ast

    Ellijah Heckstall 4 pts, 1 ast

    Jeremy Colon 2 pts, 0-1 from three, 2-3 from the free throw line, 1 stl, 2 drebs

    Mike Evanovich 7 pts, 2-4 from three, 1-2 from the free throw line, 1 oreb, 5 drebs, 2 asts

    SECOND HALF

    It really looked like the game was over for ROTGB.  With about 9 minutes left MOB had the biggest lead of the game by either team up 60-50.  ROTGB wasn’t the number 1 seed for nothing though as they fought all the way back down 65-63 with about 3 minutes left.  Not much scoring going forward but I do recall ROTGB being up 68-65.  Without any hesitation, Mike Evanovich got the ball on the wing and put up a three that went in.  With the game tied at 68 and less than a minute left ROTGB decided to let their best player control the ball.  Xavier made a tough basket putting ROTGB up 70-68.  MOB had the ball again and went to their best three-point shooter Mike again.  This time Mike caught the ball, pump faked to draw the defender in the air, the ref then blew the whistle calling the foul.  Theirs is probably still some debate if Mike actually got fouled but regardless he still had to knockdown three free throws to put his team up 1 and two to tie.  No suspense needed Mike connected on all three free throws putting MOB up 1.  ROTGB was unable to score on the next possession so they were now forced to foul.  Jeremy Colon was fouled but he also didn’t feel any pressure and made both free throws.  The last second desperation three by ROTGB was no good and MOB are your champions winning 73-70.

    TAKEAWAYS

    Tough loss for ROTGB.  I think when the game was tied at 68 they should’ve held the ball for the last shot.  Regardless they had a great season and were right there and it sucks to lose the way they did.  All they can really do is come back hungry next season.

    MOB really made some clutch plays to pull off this victory.  Lets see if they can repeat.

    PLAYER OF THE GAME

    Mike Evanovich, dude was so clutch and made some of the best full court passes I have ever seen in a game.  He also had a game high in rebounds and assists.

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    Revenge of the Gummy Bears 70  Mom's Bent Over 73

    What a game...

    PREGAME 

    Coming into this game Revenge of the Gummy Bears (ROTGB) were the number 1 seed and had just beat the defending champs the week before in a very close game.  Mom’s Bent Over (MBO) was the 2 seed and had an easy victory the week prior.  When these two teams faced off in the regular season, MBO won easily but both teams were shorthanded. 

    FIRST HALF

    In the early going it looked like MBO was going to have an easy time in this game.  That quickly changed once ROTGB got their rhythm.  With about 9 minutes left in the half MBO was up 26-23.  As the half continued it really was just a back and forth battle with no team really being to take complete control of the game.  ROTGB was up 41-40 at the half.

    HALFTIME STATS

    Cedric White 9 pts, 1-1 from three, 2 stls, 1 oreb, 4 drebs

    Connor Morgan 11 pts, 2-4 from three, 1-2 from the free throw line, 2 blks, 1 dreb, 1 ast

    Eric Fleming 5 pts, 1-4 from three, 1 oreb, 4 drebs

    Jake Eddy 2 pts, 0-1 from three, 1 oreb, 1 ast

    Mike Lamb 1 stl, 1 dreb, 2 ast

    Xavier Everson 14 pts, 2-3 from three, 2 orebs, 2 drebs, 4 asts

    Andrew St. Claire 8 pts, 1-1 from the free throw line, 1 oreb

    Brandon Colon 1 stl, 2 drebs

    Brian Andruskiewicz 4 pts, 0-1 from three, 0-1 from the free throw line, 1 stl, 2 blks, 1 oreb, 1 dreb

    Danny Martin 4 pts, 1 oreb, 1 dreb, 1 ast

    Ellijah Heckstall 4 pts, 1 ast

    Jeremy Colon 2 pts, 0-1 from three, 2-3 from the free throw line, 1 stl, 2 drebs

    Mike Evanovich 7 pts, 2-4 from three, 1-2 from the free throw line, 1 oreb, 5 drebs, 2 asts

    SECOND HALF

    It really looked like the game was over for ROTGB.  With about 9 minutes left MOB had the biggest lead of the game by either team up 60-50.  ROTGB wasn’t the number 1 seed for nothing though as they fought all the way back down 65-63 with about 3 minutes left.  Not much scoring going forward but I do recall ROTGB being up 68-65.  Without any hesitation, Mike Evanovich got the ball on the wing and put up a three that went in.  With the game tied at 68 and less than a minute left ROTGB decided to let their best player control the ball.  Xavier made a tough basket putting ROTGB up 70-68.  MOB had the ball again and went to their best three-point shooter Mike again.  This time Mike caught the ball, pump faked to draw the defender in the air, the ref then blew the whistle calling the foul.  Theirs is probably still some debate if Mike actually got fouled but regardless he still had to knockdown three free throws to put his team up 1 and two to tie.  No suspense needed Mike connected on all three free throws putting MOB up 1.  ROTGB was unable to score on the next possession so they were now forced to foul.  Jeremy Colon was fouled but he also didn’t feel any pressure and made both free throws.  The last second desperation three by ROTGB was no good and MOB are your champions winning 73-70.

    TAKEAWAYS

    Tough loss for ROTGB.  I think when the game was tied at 68 they should’ve held the ball for the last shot.  Regardless they had a great season and were right there and it sucks to lose the way they did.  All they can really do is come back hungry next season.

    MOB really made some clutch plays to pull off this victory.  Lets see if they can repeat.

    PLAYER OF THE GAME

    Mike Evanovich, dude was so clutch and made some of the best full court passes I have ever seen in a game.  He also had a game high in rebounds and assists.

    Revenge of the Gummy Bears
    Player PTS DRB ORB AST STL Blk TURN FTA FTM FTP 3P 3PM 3PP
    Cedric White1381030022100% 11100%
    Connor Morgan152020202150% 8225%
    Eric Fleming744110000NA 7114%
    Jake Eddy401110000NA 100%
    Mike Lamb61124004375% 2150%
    Xavier Everson254340104375% 5240%

    Mom's Bent Over
    Player PTS DRB ORB AST STL Blk TURN FTA FTM FTP 3P 3PM 3PP
    Andrew St Claire172411003133% 00NA
    Brandon Colon031010000NA 00NA
    Brian Andruskiewicz4310120100% 200%
    Danny Martin Jr851101000NA 00NA
    Elijah Heckstall91021003133% 00NA
    Jeremy Colon73001105480% 2150%
    Mike Evanovich168150005480% 8450%
    Ryan Fischer1220300000NA 5240%

Standings A 5v5 F15 Thru Week
PTeamRecord%StreakGBPFPA
Revenge of the Gummy Bears7-30.700L1073.7072.50
Mom's Bent Over6-30.667L10.573.8986.56
Zards6-40.600W2164.9058.40
Love Me Sexy Again5-40.556W21.568.6770.11
Dad's Never Home5-50.500W1288.9071.70
GTL3-60.333L13.564.5666.11
Lotion in the Basket1-80.111L65.567.1179.11
Points Per Game
1Carlos Riberio
Lotion in the Basket
23.30
2Andrew Madlinger
Zards
22.88
3Connor Morgan
Revenge of the Gummy Bears
21.27
4Mark Phillips
Zards
19.90
5Mike Evanovich
Mom's Bent Over
19.44
6Nick Mazzeo
Dad's Never Home
19.11
7Eric Fleming
Revenge of the Gummy Bears
17.73

Player Rater
1Mike Evanovich
Mom's Bent Over
52.899
2Carlos Riberio
Lotion in the Basket
49.2010
3Andrew Madlinger
Zards
44.888
4Mark Phillips
Zards
43.3010
5Greg McCarthy
Love Me Sexy Again
42.818
6Connor Morgan
Revenge of the Gummy Bears
42.0911
7Danny Martin Jr
Mom's Bent Over
41.6510
8Cedric White
Revenge of the Gummy Bears
40.3611
9Ryan Fischer
Mom's Bent Over
37.948
10Deray Willis
Lotion in the Basket
36.899

Rebounds Per Game
1Deray Willis
Lotion in the Basket
12.22
2Greg McCarthy
Love Me Sexy Again
10.88
3Danny Martin Jr
Mom's Bent Over
10.10
4Mike Evanovich
Mom's Bent Over
10.00
5Mark Phillips
Zards
9.40
6Cedric White
Revenge of the Gummy Bears
9.09
7Andrew St Claire
Mom's Bent Over
6.89

3s Per Game
1Nick Mazzeo
Dad's Never Home
4.8949%
2Carlos Riberio
Lotion in the Basket
4.7039%
3Andrew Madlinger
Zards
4.2550%
4Mike Evanovich
Mom's Bent Over
4.1147%
5Ryan Fischer
Mom's Bent Over
3.6337%
6Connor Morgan
Revenge of the Gummy Bears
3.3641%
7Phil Lima
GTL
2.5036%

Assists Per Game
1Ryo Gokita
Dad's Never Home
5.75
2Ryan Fischer
Mom's Bent Over
5.38
3Mike Evanovich
Mom's Bent Over
4.89
4Carlos Riberio
Lotion in the Basket
4.80
5Michael Baker
Zards
4.00
6Elijah Heckstall
Mom's Bent Over
3.80
7Alex Said
Love Me Sexy Again
3.63