April 5, 2013
EAST TOPS WEST 87-81 IN REESE'S DIVISION I COLLEGE ALL-STAR GAME
Ohio’s Cooper Leads East Over West,
In Reese’s® Division I
College All-Star Game
ATLANTA, Ga. (April 5, 2013)—Ohio
University’s D.J. Cooper was named the Reese’s
Perfect Player of the Game from the East team, leading the
East to an 87-81 win over the West in the 2013
Division I College All-Star Game at the Georgia Dome.
Cooper was one of six players on the East team to finish in
double figures as he scored 11 points to go with four
reb BOX ounds while finishing with a game-high nine
Iowa State’s Will Clyburn was named the
Reese’s Perfect Player of the Game for the West as
he finished with a game-high 17 points to go with eight
The East led 43-33 at intermission as Brandon Davies of BYU
led the way for the East in the first half with eight points and
Clyburn had seven first half points to lead the West while
Mouphtaou Yarou from Villanova had a team-high six rebounds in the
The East took its largest lead of the game 60-45 with 13:45
left. The West then got back in the game by scoring eight straight
to begin a 17-4 spurt cutting the deficit to just two at 64-62
following a basket by Bucknell’s Mike Muscala with 7:42 left
in the game.
The East led 68-66 with 5:04 left and put the game away with a
9-0 run keyed by a pair of baskets by Long Beach State’s
James Ennis to take a 77-66 lead with 2:11 remaining.
VCU’s Troy Daniels knocked down a three-pointer with
25.6 second left pulling the West to within 83-79, but that was as
close as they would get.
Ennis led the East with 13 points while E.J. Singler (Oregon)
and Davies had 12 points each for the East, coached by Tennessee
head coach Cuonzo Martin. Also for the East, Rodney McGruder
(Kansas State) finished with 11 points while Jake Cohen (Davidson)
added ten points in the win. Singler and Davies had nine rebounds
each to lead the East.
Muscala added 15 points and eight rebounds while Jack Cooley
(Notre Dame) finished with a double-double with 13 points and a
game-high tying 10 rebounds for the West team, coached by Iowa
State head coach Fred Hoiberg. Yarou also had a game-high 10
rebounds for the West.