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Blue Defeats White 33-23 in Annual Basketball Scrimmage
Maalik Wayns

Oct. 22, 2011

VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Blue team defeated the White squad by a count of 33-23 in the annual Blue/White men's basketball intra-squad scrimmage held here today at the Pavilion. Junior point guard Maalik Wayns set the pace for the Blue squad with 16 points.

The Blue team was in control from the opening tip. The unit, which also featured junior Maurice Sutton, senior Dallas Ouano, sophomores James Bell and Nick McMahon and freshman Markus Kennedy, built a 13-10 advantage at halftime and steadily expanded that margin in the second half.

Other key contributors for the Blue included Kennedy (seven points, six rebounds), Bell (four points, three rebounds) and Sutton (six points, six rebounds, including an electrifying offensive carom that turned into a dunk).

Freshman Acraf Yacoubou paced the White unit with 10 points and one assist. Junior Mouphtaou Yarou chipped in with six points and six rebounds while freshman Ty Johnson had a team-high three assists.

The Blue team owned a 17-11 edge in rebounding and connected on .550 of its field goal attempts. The White was 10-of-25 (.400) from the floor.