Index / Tourney Recaps
August 24-25 Schedule of Events
Every team played a total of 5 regular season games at the 2007 BSC. The 6 teams with the
best records advanced to the playoffs.
for a more complete recap. The teams
shaded in orange
are the winning teams. "Thanks". "You're Welcome".
August 24, 2007
Regular Season Games:
Chicago 29 Philly
A. Chicago 21 Texas
Philly 18 B.
Strong Island 20 Brooklyn
B. Gburg 2
A. Gburg 24 Philly
Strong Island 26
B. Brooklyn 17
B. Strong Island 15
August 25, 2007
Regular Season Games:
Chicago 32 Brooklyn
Season Standings (Final)
(2) DC: 4-1
(3) Texas: 4-1
(4) Chicago: 3-2
(5) Strong Island: 3-2
*** - Advanced to playoffs
e - Eliminated from contention.
August 25, 2007
Playoffs - 1st Round
Game 1: (3) vs (6)
Game 2: (4) vs (5)
Strong Island 18
Playoffs - 2nd Round
Game 3: (1) vs (3)
Game 4: (2) vs (4)
The 2007 BSC Champions:
Monday, August 27,
2007 - Chung Lao
Full 2007 BSC Tournament Recap
Well the 5th annual BSC is in the books. The Philly Ballazz captured their
3rd title, and first since 2004, thus cementing their status as the
first BSC dynasty.
I also have to give much respect to Chicago. They came undermanned, with a
minimal bench, and almost pulled off the 3-peat.
Overall I think the
fine. There were injuries, heated competition, but in the end, the event
succeeded. As always, there is room for improvement, and we'll be on top
Best Game of 2007.
**Hundreds of pictures are coming in. Should have them up later in the
Keep it locked.
Shout outs: I
want to take this time to shout out the following people. Without their
help, this event could not have happened. Crystal George, Binu Varughese,
Vinod Varghese, Danny Lopez, Julie
Mathew, Soumini John, Stanley John, Sam John, Ricardo Avendano, Judah Asomugha,
Josh Kurikeshu, Greg Smith, and to anyone I missed, many thanks for your support.
2007 BSC Tournament MVP: Binu
2007 BSC Joe Rosado 3-Point
Champion: Tyson Titus
2007 BSC Fan Challenge Winner:
2007 BSC All-Stars: Justin
Thomas, Tyson Titus, Binu Varughese, Jeremy Flores, Joe Hamgeri & Alvin Rathinam
Every year, the power
rankings change. Here you have them for 2007.
Philly re-established themselves in 2007 as the team to beat. They are the
first dynasty in the history of this tournament. Binu Chacko, the 2007 BSC
MVP played lights out in the 2nd round matchup against Texas, making 2 clutch
free throws, without which, they would have lost the game. They got
overall solid play from Blesson Chacko, Rocky Singh and Ricky Roy to help propel
them to their 3rd title.
Once again, major props to Chicago. They came undermanned, but seemed to
will themselves back into the final. The Hamgeri's continue to be the
cause of great annoyance to the rest of the BSC with their excellent play.
:) I think its a major accomplishment that this particular team made it as
far as they did in 2007.
Texas had outstanding play from Kevin Flores this year, and were within a hair
of making the championship game. Anybody that sleeps on this team in 2008
is making a major, major mistake. This was a championship caliber team.
This team is always going to put up a fight. DC took its best record since
2002 (4-1) into the playoffs and received a very high seed, the #2 spot..
Still, they weren't able to capitalize on that and finally make it happen.
Strong Island started out 3-0, and made it to the
playoffs for the 2nd year in a row. The addition
of Sijin helped their inside game, but it wasn't enough
to overcome Chicago.
How about some R-E-S-P-E-C-T? That's right, Gburg
made the playoffs! The addition of Iffy and Ikay
made this team in every game it played (except for the
Texas game). They actually pushed Philly/DC and
Strong Island to the brink. Last year, this team
was in the 8th place spot. The only place to go is
Shout out to Toronto for making the long trip. They had a lot of injuries
this year, which affected their play. It was a tough road for sure, but we
look forward to seeing you guys in 2008.
This was not a banner year for Brooklyn's Finest. Props for coming out and
putting up a fight, but this team simply didn't have the bench to be effective.
2008 BSC - First
look: I look for Chicago and Texas (especially so) to return with
some fire and attempt to beat Philly. Most of all though, I look for the
guys to come together and have a good time.
In conclusion ladies
and gents, it's our intention, God Willing, to continue these tournaments in the
years to come.
Thanks for supporting us in 2007.