Round Lake's McNeal posts 29 and 19

  • From left, Wheaton Warrenville South's Micah Kim and Warren's Alexander Figueroa and Juan De La Cruz battle for the ball at the Orange and Black Gym in the 8th Annual Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament in varsity boys basketball Monday night.

      From left, Wheaton Warrenville South's Micah Kim and Warren's Alexander Figueroa and Juan De La Cruz battle for the ball at the Orange and Black Gym in the 8th Annual Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament in varsity boys basketball Monday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Wheaton Warrenville South's Evan England soars past Warren's Adnan Sarancic at the Orange and Black Gym in the 8th Annual Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament in varsity boys basketball Monday night.

      Wheaton Warrenville South's Evan England soars past Warren's Adnan Sarancic at the Orange and Black Gym in the 8th Annual Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament in varsity boys basketball Monday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Wheaton Warrenville South's Micah Kim, left, guards Warren's Alexander Figueroa at the Orange and Black Gym in the 8th Annual Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament in varsity boys basketball Monday night.

      Wheaton Warrenville South's Micah Kim, left, guards Warren's Alexander Figueroa at the Orange and Black Gym in the 8th Annual Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament in varsity boys basketball Monday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

 
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Updated 1/20/2020 8:56 PM

A monster game from Deveauntay McNeal couldn't prevent Round Lake's boys basketball team from losing to Willowbrook 72-60 in the seventh-place game of Lake Zurich's MLK tournament on Monday morning.

McNeal scored 29 points, grabbed 19 rebounds and dished out 4 assists. The 6-foot-3 junior shot 9 of 19 from the floor (2 of 2 from three-point range) and 9 of 12 from the free-throw line.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Everett Stubblefield scored 36 points (three 3s) for Willowbrook, shooting 15 of 28 from the floor and 3 of 5 from the stripe.

Hakim Williams added 15 points (three 3-pointers) for Round Lake (13-7), which lost its third game in a row. Jamirh Jones had 12 points for the Panthers.

Wauconda 78, Rowe-Clark 50: At Niles North, Donovan Carter posted 29 points, including four 3-pointers, and 12 rebounds, and the Bulldogs concluded the Deerfield/Niles North tournament with a win.

Jake Shanholtzer had 10 points and 7 rebounds for Wauconda (12-5). The Bulldogs' other contributors included Nick Bulgarelli (6 points, 8 assists), Garrison Carter (8 points, 7 rebounds) and Ghazi Hopkins (8 points, two 3s).

Stevenson 64, West Aurora 30: At Geneva's MLK Day of Hoops, Matthew Ambrose scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed 6 rebounds for the Patriots.

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John Ittounas added 18 points for Stevenson (15-3), which has won all four of its games in January. RJ Holmes contributed 10 points and 9 rebounds.

Wheaton-Warrenville South 52, Warren 34: At Wheaton-Warrenville South, the Blue Devils lost to the host school in the third-place game of the MLK tournament. It was the second day of the day for Warren (7-11) and fourth in three days.

The Blue Devils had only three players score, led by Adnan Sarancic, who had 17 points. Jason Langevin and Juan De La Cruz had 9 and 8 points, respectively.

Benet Academy 54, Warren 39: At Wheaton-Warrenville South, the Blue Devils lost their semifinal game in the MLK tournament.

Seamus Mellican and Alexander Figueroa scored 9 and 8 points, respectively, for Warren (7-10).

Mather 50, Vernon Hills 45: The visiting Rangers came from behind in the fourth quarter to win the nonconference matinee.

Jack Barszcz led all scorers with 24 points for Vernon Hills (8-11), which hosts Lake Forest on Tuesday night.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Grayslake North 62, Lakes 39: At Lakes, the Knights knocked off their Northern Lake County Conference rival in their MLK tournament finale.

Grayslake North (5-10), which snapped a four-game losing streak, placed Jamon Thomas on the all-tournament team.

Branden Nava represented Lakes (6-13) on the all-tournament team.

Grayslake North led 24-23 at halftime and then outscored the Eagles 16-6 in the third quarter and 22-10 in the fourth.

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