Seniors Dereck Oliver, Gary Blackston and Demetrich Williams have been the steady scoring sources for No. 4 Patterson this season, and were vital again Friday. But sophomores Koran Moore and Richard Hibbert also did more than their share.
Dereck Oliver, who was set to be the hero after hitting a jumper with 2.5 seconds in regulation to give the Clippers a brief lead, hit two free throws with 13 seconds left in overtime to send Patterson to a thrilling 66-63 overtime win over Edmondson in another grind-it-out Baltimore City Division I game.
Now 23 years old, Ian Chiles -- a 7-foot-2, 260-pound center at Morgan State for the last four seasons -- has spent the past month and a half practicing jump shots in workouts for teams as he prepares for Thursday's NBA draft.
Here's Henry Sims, sweating under the Georgetown logo at the Verizon Center. Sims, slapping high fives with Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell after his workout for Washington. Sims, talking about the 16 or so teams he is working out for. Saying he doesn't want to think about which team is going to draft him, just that it's a blessing someone likely will.