St. Benedict's wins the Bojangles Shootout

Waxhaw, N.C. -- Add another championship trophy to St. Benedict's (Newark, N.J.) showcase as the Gray Bees remained unbeaten (13-0), defeating a well-coached Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati) team, 56-45, in the title game of the 8th Annual Bojangles Shootout at Marvin Ridge High School in the Charlotte suburb of Waxhaw, N.C.

St. Benedict's top player, Louisville recruit 6-9 C/F Samardo Samuels, earned yet another MVP award, powering inside for 23 points (9-23 FG), nine rebounds and three blocks. 6-3 junior guard Tamir Jackson added 14 points and 6-2 senior PG Scott Machado had another solid floor game for coach Danny Hurley's travel-worn Gray Bees, scoring nine points, and dishing out nine assists.