Winter 2010: A 5v5 League Champs: Bad Man Soup

    Bad Man Soup proves they are the best team in A 5v5
    Bad Man Soup 58 Need For Sheed 50

    Here it is.  The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the A 5v5 Winter 2010 Championship write-up.  We have Bad Man Soup (BMS), who finished the regular season as the best team with 8-2 record.  On the other side was no slouch, Need for Sheed (NFS) who finished the regular season with a 6-3 record which was third best in the league.  These two teams did meet back on Week 8 and BMS got the better of NFS with an 11 point victory.  What would happen tonight?????? 

    In the early going, NFS had a slight 8-6 edge due to strong playing of Preston Raymond.  I could tell he would have a much better game than his A1 all-star showing the day before.  Preston had a solid game scoring 12 points and grabbing 5 boards.  BMS was not ready to give this game away.  They roared back with 15 minutes left in the half to take a 3 point lead 11-8 forcing NFS to call timeout.  5 minutes later that lead would grow to 7 points (22-15) and it looked like this game would get ugly.  Wait a minute did you forget that Royce Henry was playing?  NFS cut the lead to 3 (24-21) with 5 minutes left in the half forcing BMS to call a TO.  Royce was getting to the free throw line and went 5-6 in the first half.  Royce also scored a couple of other baskets finishing the half with 9 points.  Royce led his team in points and blocks and was getting it done on the both ends of the floor.  Ian Kilpatrick also stepped up knocking down 2 three-pointers and led his team in rebounds.  BMS got to the half with a 32-28 lead.  Keeping it together for BMS was Jonathan Beerbohm.  Jon scored 9 of his 12 points and led his team in rebounding.  Also Mahlon Williams leading BMS in blocks and some crucial baskets. 

    Second half BMS started to pull away.  7 minutes in BMS had a 44-33 lead forcing NFS to take a time-out.  With 5 minutes left in the game NFS was able to pull within 6 (47-41) but it wasn’t their night and this was as close as they would get.  BMS wins 58-50. Player of the half and MVP of the game Mike Crotty was big from the charity stripe going 6-9 for in the half/game.  He also led his team and scoring with 16.

    Great season everyone.  A few questions for next session.  Will BMS win back to back titles?  Will NFS regroup and be the team to beat?  Or will it be some other team?  Only time will tell.  Until next time fellas.

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    Bad Man Soup 58  Need For Sheed 50

    Bad Man Soup proves they are the best team in A 5v5

    Here it is.  The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the A 5v5 Winter 2010 Championship write-up.  We have Bad Man Soup (BMS), who finished the regular season as the best team with 8-2 record.  On the other side was no slouch, Need for Sheed (NFS) who finished the regular season with a 6-3 record which was third best in the league.  These two teams did meet back on Week 8 and BMS got the better of NFS with an 11 point victory.  What would happen tonight?????? 

    In the early going, NFS had a slight 8-6 edge due to strong playing of Preston Raymond.  I could tell he would have a much better game than his A1 all-star showing the day before.  Preston had a solid game scoring 12 points and grabbing 5 boards.  BMS was not ready to give this game away.  They roared back with 15 minutes left in the half to take a 3 point lead 11-8 forcing NFS to call timeout.  5 minutes later that lead would grow to 7 points (22-15) and it looked like this game would get ugly.  Wait a minute did you forget that Royce Henry was playing?  NFS cut the lead to 3 (24-21) with 5 minutes left in the half forcing BMS to call a TO.  Royce was getting to the free throw line and went 5-6 in the first half.  Royce also scored a couple of other baskets finishing the half with 9 points.  Royce led his team in points and blocks and was getting it done on the both ends of the floor.  Ian Kilpatrick also stepped up knocking down 2 three-pointers and led his team in rebounds.  BMS got to the half with a 32-28 lead.  Keeping it together for BMS was Jonathan Beerbohm.  Jon scored 9 of his 12 points and led his team in rebounding.  Also Mahlon Williams leading BMS in blocks and some crucial baskets. 

    Second half BMS started to pull away.  7 minutes in BMS had a 44-33 lead forcing NFS to take a time-out.  With 5 minutes left in the game NFS was able to pull within 6 (47-41) but it wasn’t their night and this was as close as they would get.  BMS wins 58-50. Player of the half and MVP of the game Mike Crotty was big from the charity stripe going 6-9 for in the half/game.  He also led his team and scoring with 16.

    Great season everyone.  A few questions for next session.  Will BMS win back to back titles?  Will NFS regroup and be the team to beat?  Or will it be some other team?  Only time will tell.  Until next time fellas.

    Bad Man Soup
    Player PTS DRB ORB AST STL Blk TURN FTA FTM FTP 3P 3PM 3PP
    Ben Coffin74031102150% 00NA
    Chuck Abba502000022100% 11100%
    Frank Hill002000000NA 100%
    Jonathan Beerbohm125112104250% 00NA
    Mahlon Williams62101302150% 11100%
    Mike Crotty163032009667% 100%
    Noah Coughlin52011002150% 200%
    Pete Delea731000022100% 2150%

    Need For Sheed
    Player PTS DRB ORB AST STL Blk TURN FTA FTM FTP 3P 3PM 3PP
    Chris Coffey001101000NA 00NA
    Dan Duggan520320000NA 4125%
    Ian Kilpatrick852000000NA 4250%
    James Newman000010000NA 100%
    Phil Van Voorhhies4200000200% 00NA
    Preston Raymond1223110033100% 11100%
    Royce Henry154202308675% 4125%

Standings A 5v5 Winter 2010 Thru Week 15
PTeamRecord%StreakGBPFPA
1Bad Man Soup8-20.800W4069.9261.54
2BoneYard7-30.700L1170.3660.55
3Need For Sheed6-40.600L1272.3161.31
4The Huskies6-40.600L2270.8367.92
5MKT5-40.556W2370.1068.00
6No Respect5-50.500W1357.2060.40
7The Millrats5-50.500W1359.4260.67
8Van Buren Boys5-50.500W2371.2770.18
9Basketball Bailouts4-50.444W2464.3365.33
10Living the Dream4-50.444L1469.0072.50
11Charlestown4-60.400L1470.6074.90
12Pop A Shot2-70.222L2669.3383.33
13Pulverenti's Pulverizers2-80.200L3650.1066.90
Points Per Game
1Adio Ashafa
No Respect
28.44
2Craig Griffin
Pop A Shot
26.50
3Josh Melucci
The Millrats
23.29
4Bryan Lambert
Charlestown
21.00
5Brian Andruskiewicz
Living the Dream
20.67
6Kreg Peerless
No Respect
20.44
7John Murphy
The Huskies
19.11

Player Rater
1Craig Griffin
Pop A Shot
58.508
2Josh Melucci
The Millrats
48.9314
3Adio Ashafa
No Respect
48.679
4Mike Crotty
Bad Man Soup
47.388
5Basil Wajd
The Millrats
44.9111
6Bryan Lambert
Charlestown
44.619
7Brian Andruskiewicz
Living the Dream
44.0018
8Royce Henry
Need For Sheed
43.7912
9John Murphy
The Huskies
42.009
10Kreg Peerless
No Respect
41.229

Rebounds Per Game
1Craig Griffin
Pop A Shot
13.00
2Brian Andruskiewicz
Living the Dream
12.22
3Josh Melucci
The Millrats
11.86
4Basil Wajd
The Millrats
10.73
5Royce Henry
Need For Sheed
9.75
6Nazim Senaldi
Pulverenti's Pulverizers
9.60
6Tony Awad
Van Buren Boys
9.60

3s Per Game
1Adio Ashafa
No Respect
4.3345%
2John Murphy
The Huskies
4.2243%
3Dan Duggan
Need For Sheed
3.3855%
4Craig Griffin
Pop A Shot
2.7542%
5Nazim Senaldi
Pulverenti's Pulverizers
2.7035%
6Bryan Lambert
Charlestown
2.4448%
6Kreg Peerless
No Respect
2.4442%

Assists Per Game
1Mike Crotty
Bad Man Soup
6.63
2Shayne Cranmore
Van Buren Boys
4.89
3John Murphy
The Huskies
4.11
4Mike Chamblain
The Millrats
3.90
5Ben Max
Need For Sheed
3.64
6Andrew Conelly
Charlestown
3.40
7Ryan Patendaude
Living the Dream
2.75