March 31, 2012 in Sports

Marquette’s Crowder leads East to All-Star win

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS – Jae Crowder scored 25 points and Ramone Moore added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead the East to a 103-99 victory over the West in the Reese’s College All-Star basketball game Friday.

Marquette’s Crowder, the Big East Player of the Year, was dominant down the stretch in a game in which neither team led by more than nine points. Jorge Gutierrez capped a 6-0 run to tie the game for the West at 91, but the team faltered in the closing minutes.

Ricardo Ratliffe of Missouri led the West with 21 points.

Gonzaga’s Robert Sacre scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds in 20 minutes of play. He went 3 for 6 from the field and 2 of 2 from the line.

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