Louisville Leopards Vs. Cleveland James Rhodes Rams 2020 Boys Basketball Highlights

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Louisville 67, Cleveland James Rhodes 48

The Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball Team defeated the DI state powerhouse Cleveland James Rhodes Rams 67-48 Saturday Evening as part of the Kosta Koufos Classic at GlenOak High School. With the victory, Louisville is now 12-6 on the year.

Scotty Gronow hit home 5 three-pointers and finished with a game-high 17 points to lead the Leopards. He was named team MVP after the game concluded. Louisville hit 14 field goals from beyond the arch, a team record for three-pointers made in a single game away from home. Collin Chambers made 3 shots from downtown and finished with 16. Colton Jones also recorded 4 three-pointers and scored 14.


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Lingenhoel Group - Arden and Lisa Lingenhoel - Cutler Real Estate AdThe Leopards erupted for 10 three-pointers in the first half in taking a 23-17 lead at the end of the first and a 42-35 lead at the half. The Louisville defense shutdown Cleveland Rhodes in the second half holding them to single digits and outscoring them in all four quarters. The Leopards doubled up the Rams 12-6 in the third quarter and outscored them 13-7 in the final quarter to earn the convincing 19-point victory.

My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdCleveland Rhodes (13-3) was led by Marion Landingham who made 4 three-pointers and scored a team-high 14 points. Jamal Sumlin also hit double digits with 11 and Keyshawn Hall tacked on 8.

This was the first ever meeting between the two teams. Louisville is now 1-1 while participating at the Kosta Koufos Classic, the Leopards fell to host GlenOak 73-55 in their only other matchup in the showcase last season.

JV: Louisville 60, GlenOak 42

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next travel to face the Boardman Spartans on Tuesday, February 11. JV will begin at 5:30 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:00 PM.

Cover Photo Taken By and Courtesy of @GlenOakBBall

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VARSITY STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 67, RAMS 48

Team 1-2-3-4โ€“TOTAL

Rhodes 17-18-6-7–48

Louisville 23-19-12-13–67

RAMS: Landingham 5 0-0 14, Sumlin 4 2-2 11, Hall 4 0-0 8, Dickenson 3 0-1 6, Williams 3 0-0 6, Daniels 1 0-0 3. TOTAL 20 2-3 48. 

3-Pointers (6): Landingham 4, Daniels, Sumlin

Team FT: 2-3 67%

LEOPARDS: Gronow 6 0-0 17, Chambers 6 1-2 16, Jones 5 0-0 14, Hoffman 3 0-0 7, Burick 2 0-0 5, Noble 2 0-0 4, Pukys 1 0-0 2, Staley 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 26 1-2 67.

3-Pointers (14): Gronow 5, Jones 4, Chambers 3, Burick, Hoffman

Team FT: 1-2 50%

 

Fouls: 10-9 Rhodes

Turnovers: 16-14 Louisville

Records: Louisville 12-6, Cleveland James Rhodes 13-3

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