Keith Friel and Sammy Monroe Named PBL Playoffs Co-MVP's
April 24, 2009 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) News Release
Chicago, IL... The Premier Basketball League today announced the members of the All-Playoff team along with the naming of RazorSharks Keith Friel and Sammy Monroe as Co-MVP'S for the PBL Playoffs.
Friel averaged a playoff high 28.3 ppg for the two time champion RazorSharks. He scored a game-high 28 points and tied his PBL Finals record of seven 3-pointers in the PBL Championship Game against Battle Creek. Friel shot an amazing 51% (22/43) from behind the three point arc during the Playoffs.
Monroe showed his all-around game and brought his game to a new level during the playoffs. He scored 22.3 ppg. during the RazorSharks playoff run and was a matchup problem every night for his opponents. Monroe also showed that his talents were in other areas, as he proceeded to shatter a backboard during the PBL Championship Game, much to the delight of the 7,119 fans in attendance.
Members of the 2009 PBL All-Playoff team are as follows:
Player Pos Ht Team College
Benson Callier SG 6'6" Vermont Western Kentucky
Marlowe Currie SF 6'7" Manchester Southern Indiana
Desmond Ferguson SG 6'7" Manchester Detroit Mercy
Keith Friel SG 6'4" Rochester Virginia
Rashi Johnson PG 6'2" Battle Creek Michigan State
Kenny Langhorne SF 6'5" Battle Creek Southern Arkansas
Brian Leggett PF 6'8" Wilmington Barton
Cedric McGinnis PF 6'9" Wilmington Georgia Southern
Sammy Monroe SF 6'6" Rochester Newberry
James Reaves PF 6'8" Rochester Niagara
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