December 6, 2006

Tisdale starts with a bang

Riverton (Ill.) High School started their season a little bit later than normal Tuesday night after having their original opener wiped out due to weather problems and power failures last Friday. It was worth the wait. Led by 7-foot senior all-stater Mike Tisdale the Hawks rolled to a 71-26 victory.

Tisdale was as good as advertised on this night against the undermanned opponent, as he dominated on both ends of the floor, finishing with 34 points, eleven rebounds and seven blocked shots in 3 quarters of action. We'll look at each half of his performance and take away some observations about the Illinois commitment.


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