The magical run for HBCUnited is over.
After winning its first two games in the Rucker Park Regional of The Basketball Tournament, the HBCU-led team dropped a 67-63 decision to Americana for Austim in the Round of 16 Wednesday night.
Delroy James led four players in double figures to help Americana for Autism advance to the Round of 8 for the first time.
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James, the team’s leading scorer through the first three games this summer, made all seven of his free throw attempts in the win.
Darryl Monroe pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds for Americana for Autism, which went scoreless on six straight possessions before winning the game on a free throw by Ronald March.
Jermaine Marrow’s game-high 22 points led the way in the losing effort for HBCUnited.
Courtesy: The Basketball Tournament