The I-94 Challenge hit the courts the day after Thanksgiving as a handful of Wisconsin teams debuted on Friday looking to start their season in the right direction.  Talented junior Malik Clements shined bright along with a host of others as he delivered a strong performance in a losing effort for Madison West.  We look at that and more as we recap the I-94 Challenge this morning...

RESULTS
Game 1 - West Allic Central 67 Madison East 50
Game 2 - Homestead 74 Madison West 60
Game 3 - Milwaukee Vincent 66 Madison LaFollette 50

TOP PERFORMERS
(Note - Listed in alphabetical order)

Malik Clements - 2014 - G - Madison West HS
6-3 - Madison, WI

Clements got off to a very fast start for Madison West against Homestead. The junior was clicking every way offensively, hitting pull up threes and driving strong to the rim. The 6-3 guard rarely settled for tough shots and drew plenty of trips to the free throw line. Clements finished with 25 points in a loss Friday night.

Jabari Hobson - 2013 - G/F - Vincent HS
6-3 - Milwaukee, WI

Hobson had a game-high 19 points for Vincent in a win over Madison Lafollette. Hobson showed the ability to stretch the floor and a nice mid range game. The senior was also aggressive inside, pulling down a number of rebounds.

Brandon Key - 2015 - PG - West Allis Central HS
5-11 - West Allis, WI

Key was dynamic Friday night, finishing with 21 points and a number of assists. Key broke his defender down all game long and got into the paint at will. The sophomore took over in the second half with some hot shooting, including a few deep threes to help put away Madison East.

Miles Kietzer - 2013 - G/F - Madison East HS
6-3 - Madison, WI

Kietzer had a game high 27 points for Madison East in a loss to West Allis Central. The senior was deadly from beyond the arc, freeing himself and knocking down long range shots with a good looking stroke. Kietzer was also very aggressive on the glass on both ends of the floor.

Jake Laihinen - 2013 - SG - Homestead HS
6-3 - Mequon, WI

Laihinen shot the ball very well against Madison West. He was excellent in transition, spotting up on the break, and also took some nice drives to the paint. Although a shooter, Laihinen is an unselfish player, who would pass up a good look, for a better one. The senior finished with 16 points Friday night.

STOCK BOOSTERS
Malik Brown - 2015 - G - Vincent HS
6-1 - Milwaukee, WI

Brown carried the load in the first half for Vincent, who knocked off Madison Lafollette. Brown is a very accurate shooter with a quick release. The sophomore can also put it on the deck and has nice touch in the mid range game, finishing over bigger defenders. Brown had 12 points Friday night.

Darius Marshall - 2013 - PG - Homestead HS
5-10 - Thiensville, WI

Marshall had 10 points in a win over Madison West. The senior showed a lot of toughness, driving into the paint and finished some tough, contested shots. Marshall played well in transition, pushing the ball at every opportunity.

RECRUITING NOTES
Thiensville (Wis.) Homestead 2015 Small Forward Jaylen Key has interest from DePaul, Marquette, South Dakota State, and Wisconsin.

Malik Clements is receiving interest from Bucknell, Iowa State, Lehigh, Marquette, Minnesota, North Dakota State, Wisconsin, and Wisconsin-Green Bay.

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