With video: Michigan basketball signee Mitch McGary helps Brewster win national title and more notes
Future Michigan basketball big man Mitch McGary earned a national championship Wednesday night.
McGary, a 6-foot-10, 260-pound five-star power forward, scored 12 points to help Brewster Academy grab an 87-76 victory against Hargrave Military Academy in the title game of the National Prep Championship tournament in New Haven, Conn.
Earlier in the day, McGary and Brewster knocked off Notre Dame Prep, 78-74, to advance to the title game. On Tuesday, Brewster dumped Massanutten Military Academy.
The national title is the second in three years for Brewster (33-1).
Earlier in the week, fellow 2012 signee Nik Stauskas poured in 19 points as his St. Mark's (Mass.) team knocked off Tilton School, led by the country's No. 1 overall recruit (Nerlens Noel) to win the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class AA Championship.
“This is so crazy for us, because after last year’s loss to them, for like, a year exactly to this day, we’ve been thinking about this rematch against Tilton,” Stauskas told ESPN.com. “There’s no better feeling in the world than just working hard and achieving your goals.”
Stauskas, a four-star prospect, was named the championship game's most valuable player, helping St. Mark's improve to 26-1 overall.
Also last weekend, 2012 four-star wing signee Glenn Robinson III dropped in a game-high 24 points to lead Lake Central (Ind.) High School to its first IHSAA sectional title since 1997.
Video of Stauskas' MVP title-game performance, per BallasTV.com.
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