Men's Holiday Basketball Fall 1992

Running It Up

Championship Game Summary
Running It Up 63, Motion 28

Sixteen teams entered the 1992 Holiday Basketball Tournament. Four teams emerged undefeated to challenge for the title. Body Count was overcome by an offensive powerhouse, Running It Up, 79-45. In the other semi-fmal, Motion held off Big Kids Don't Play, 46-30.

The championship fmal started slow as both teams exchanged turnovers and missed shots. Midway through the first half, Dom Garbarino's bucket open up the first substantial lead, 8-2, for Running. Motion's hard offensive rebounding effort could not counter Motion's full court press. The lead ballooned to 17-4. A steal by Chuck Johnson combined with Sean Gibbons' hoop cut the lead to 20-9. Motion answered by getting hot from 3-point land, the half ended, 35-13, for Running.

In the second half Running It Up kept up their tremendous half court press and built an insurrnountable 54-21 lead with six minutes remaining in the game. Motion played gallantly to the end, but they could not overcome the deficit, final score 63-28.